Leadership Voices

Game Changer - Microsoft in Education - OneNote Classroom Creator
July 30, 2015

There are times when a certain resource is a true game changer for teaching and learning. Marianthe Williams describes collaboration, digital learning and more found with the use of OneNote. 

Edtech on the Horizon Proves Both Promising and Challenging
July 25, 2015

The Horizon Report for K-12 reveals some wicked challenges. Read as Leslie Wilson explores school approaches to meeting these challenges. 

Reminder for Leaders - Recognition Matters
July 17, 2015

Education technology and those of us who work in it have kind of taken it on the chin over the years. We’re told that it technology too expensive and that we can’t prove the value.

Elliott's Two Cents: Costly Technical Mistakes on College Campuses
July 14, 2015

At what cost do school leaders trivialize technology expenditures? Read Elliott Levine's post on the true costs of random and uncharted spending. 

Empowering to Engage
July 7, 2015

How can teachers create a learning culture which fosters engaged learning for students? David Jakes explores the implementation of essential conditions such as student empowerment and choice. 

Project Tomorrow: Personalized, Powered Up and Hyper-Connected Learning
July 5, 2015

Leslie Wilson illuminates the results from Project Tomorrow Speak-Up. View the ways in which these results demonstrate the headway made in transforming schools to personalized, powered up, hyper-connected ecosystems.

Getting to Scale
June 28, 2015

How do schools scale excellence and innovation so that it reaches more students across the district? Read Donna Teuber's thoughtful and keen insights for scaling innovation. 

Engaged Learning: The Student Perspective
June 23, 2015

Hear about a Baltimore County school's active approach to student engagement from an enthusiastic teacher and two young students who absolutely love learning.

5 Tips for the ISTE Exhibit Hall
June 17, 2015

How do you make the best of the exhibit hall at a large Ed-Tech Conference? Read Bob Moore's insider tips just in time for ISTE15.

Are You Active-Active? (Part 4)
June 9, 2015

Is your network configured to assure ongoing learning and reduce downtime? Hear from Craig Williams as he provides steps for keeping your network and learning in the active-active mode. 


Introducing the New Get Active Guidebook

The adoption of active learning techniques means discarding the traditional notion of what a “classroom” is and developing a new type of contemporary learning space: one that is more flexible, agile adaptive and equipped with technology to both personalize and expand conditions for learning.

The comprehensive research, real-world examples, insights and exercises contained within the pages of Get Active: Reimagining Learning Spaces for Student Success provide that crucial first step for any educator or administrator looking to support today’s learners with active learning concepts that will best prepare them for tomorrow’s world.