School Leaders

  • Education Technology Role Models

    by - Jan 6, 2015
    I’m not sure if the educator role models using education technology in classrooms, today, differ enough from the Lone Ranger pioneers of the last few decades. While it is common to...
  • All the Answers to Education Change

    by - Jan 5, 2015
    Do we have all the answers to education change, but just can’t see them, or interpret them? Have you ever traveled a very long way, only to have someone point out...
  • Superintendent Newsletter Top 10

    by - Dec 16, 2014
    Each year superintendents share newsletters with the community as to district vision, as well as how their districts are doing moving toward their plans and goals. Here is a list of...
  • Making Education Leadership Less Scary

    by - Dec 15, 2014
    Education leadership at all levels can be scary. Most leaders find it difficult to change, move in different directions, or try new things. But looking at leadership from the direction educators...
  • EdTech: Beyond Hands Held High

    by - Aug 22, 2014
    EdTech can help us get beyond just hands held high. Having said that, I find it very interesting that the responses I still get for the reasons assessment technology isn’t used...
  • Cheryl Williams Interview: Learning First Alliance

    by - Dec 16, 2013
    Connect Learning Today caught up with Cheryl Williams, Executive Director of the Learning First Alliance (LFA), Washington, D.C. immediately after the 2013 PISA findings were released. While the LFA is a...
  • Leadership Prerequisite: Teach 1st or 7th Graders

    by - Nov 25, 2013
    Before ascending to a leadership role, it might be an interesting challenge, with some interesting outcomes, if there were a requirement to teach 1st or 7th graders just for one day....
  • Positive Start to the School Day

    by - Aug 23, 2013
    If you were asked the best way of starting each new school day, you might say it would be having students put their things away neatly, take a school-day starter assignment,...
  • Student Disengagement

    by - Aug 22, 2013
    Student disengagement continues to be amongst the top issues for the education community, regardless of whether it’s at the school, district or country level. The acceleration in the number of young...
  • Patrick Larkin: Changing the Learning Environment

    by - Aug 20, 2013
    Patrick Larkin, Assistant Superintendent for Learning, Burlington Public School District, Burlington, Massachusetts, talks about changing the learning environment. Connect Learning Today: Patrick, how do you see the conflict between traditional classroom...