Leadership Voices

Leading Today Revisited
Leslie Wilson
March 31, 2015

Leadership plays an essential role in educational digital transformation. Read Leslie Wilson's insights on 6 areas for this necessary and critical leadership focus. 

The Importance of Words in Educational Change
David Jakes
March 25, 2015

Where does learning happen? Read David Jakes insights about the importance of the words we use when it comes to redesigning learning. 

Getting to Transformative Change
Donna Teuber
March 20, 2015

Are your student creating and using new knowledge in today's world? Read Donna Teuber's thoughts from Tech Learning Live in Atlanta.  See her insights on how technology tools and other resources combine for personalized learning, creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking. 

The Route Not Taken - With Apologies to Robert Frost
Kevin Schwartz
March 16, 2015

By taking a look at the real costs and options available to your district and you might find some better options. Review Kevin Schwartz's insights on optimal approaches to infrastructure updates. 

Are You Locking-Down Your Devices or Locking-Out Your Students?
Bob Moore
March 13, 2015

Taking a close look at our policies means making sure that we are not locking out learning. Read Bob Moore's advice for creating an environment that provides more freedom for learning to teachers and students. 

Avoid Technology PR Nightmares in Academia
Elliott Levine
March 5, 2015

Save your school or district from publicity nightmares. Read this list of practical technology tips from Elliott Levine and maintain the school's reputation, stakeholder relationships and much more. 

Boundless Learning - Powered Up and Personalized
Leslie Wilson
March 3, 2015

It never fails. When we ask learners about learning, they’ll tell us. My nephew is supercharged about the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test 2.0 (FCAT). Why? Likely because he aced it. How? That’s the part in which I’m most interested.

Accelerating Learning
Donna Teuber
February 27, 2015

A few weeks ago, I was fortunate to attend the Future Ready Summit in Raleigh, NC hosted by the Alliance for Excellent Education, the US Dept. of Education Office of Technology, and the Friday Institute team.

Stop the Insanity!
Bob Moore
February 22, 2015

New technology choices for classrooms are abundant and easily get our attention. Read Bob Moore's insights about the need to be more thoughtful and deliberate with our review, selection and adoption of technology.

Artifacts and Absolutes
Kevin Schwartz
February 17, 2015

How can we best foster and support change in schools? Read Kevin Schwartz's insights and discussion of Artifacts and Absolutes. 

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Introducing the New RFP Toolkit!

As many educators and administrators can attest, RFP could very well stand for Really Frustrating Process. But the process of developing and distributing a Request for Proposal is valuable. The new RFP Toolkit will help make the process simpler and more straightforward, so you can find the best vendor for your school’s unique needs.