Leadership Voices

To Build Trust – Secure Student Data
Bob Moore
October 19, 2014

To secure trust in our systems and people, we must take appropraite steps to secure all data. Read Bob Moore's post about four big challenges to data security faced by schools and districts. 

Communications Built on an Ethic of Care
Diana Laufenberg
October 16, 2014

Quality communication between teachers, students and parents can be facilitated in a number of ways. Learn from Diana Laufenberg about the tools selected by SLA and the reasons behind the selections.

Ten Ideas To Move Classroom Technology Closer To Blended Learning
Mike Gorman
October 12, 2014

What does blended learning look like and how can it be promoted in the classroom? 

The Network is Not Dead
Craig Williams
October 9, 2014

I am attending a conference this week in California. The organization is BICSI, which is the standards and support organization for the low voltage cabling industry. So what is going to be new in the backbone of your network, you ask? It turns out that plenty is new.

New Expectations for Tech Directors and How CETL Can Help
Kevin Schwartz
October 4, 2014

Districts must take a look at the ever expanding role of Technology Directors. Learn about the CETL certification by COSN and how it can support change in schools. 

One District’s Search for the Next-Gen device
Marianthe Williams
October 1, 2014

What are the critical considerations in choosing devices for one-to-one classroom? Hear about how one district explores essential questions when deciding next steps. 

Scaling Initiatives For Positive Student Impact
Donna Teuber
September 23, 2014

Want to get results when scaling innovation? Read these insightful suggestions by Donna Teuber. 

Choosing Digital Content for One-to-One Classrooms
Michael Stanton
September 20, 2014

For school leaders, many choices come in to play when bolstering one-to-one programs. Learn about how nex+Gen found built the right mix of resources for teaching and learning. 

Five Critical Points for Rethinking School Leadership
David Jakes
September 13, 2014

What perspectives make a difference when implementing school change and improvement? Read these five top considerations for school leaders from David Jakes. 

Visioning Schools - From Idea to Attainment
Leslie Wilson
September 10, 2014

Leslie Wilson discusses both the vision and evidence found in effective and personalized learning environments in schools. 


Introducing the New Active Learning Spaces Toolkit

Active learning spaces—scientifically proven to improve student success— are emerging as powerful tools for modern learning. Sponsored by Steelcase— a global company that manufactures furniture products and services—the K-12 Blueprint Active Learning Spaces Toolkit shows how to create the most effective adaptable learning environments to meet the evolving needs of students and educators.