Reflecting on Frey's Eight Drivers for Change in Education, Leslie Wilson explores the digital divide between functional and super literates.
Leslie Wilson, is CEO and co- founder of One-to-One Institute, a non-profit serving organizations in successful implementation of personalized 1:1 learning programs. She earlier co-directed Michigan’s 1:1 initiative, Freedom to Learn.
Prior to the Institute, Ms. Wilson served public education for 31 years as change agent, teacher and multiple administrator roles. An Education Policy/Program Fellow with the Institute for Educational Leadership, Ms. Wilson created an advanced fellowship program for educational technology leaders. She completed her undergraduate and doctoral coursework at the University of Michigan, has an MA in Instructional Technology from Wayne State University, and special education administrator certification from Eastern Michigan University. She is currently Board President of Nexus Academy in Lansing, Michigan, a blended learning high school, and a mentor for Intel’s Education Accelerator Project.
Ms. Wilson co-authored the Project RED research and “Technology for Learning-A Guidebook for Change.” Follow on publications include: “A Global Toolkit: Project RED” and “Ready, Set, Go - A Guide for Implementing 1:1 Technologies.” As contributing author, Ms. Wilson worked with leaders, policy makers, FCC and USDOE to publish “The Digital Textbook Playbook.” For the journal, “Science, Technology & Mathematics (STEM),” Wilson wrote the chapter on “Transforming Education: One-to-One.” She is a frequent writer, blogger and speaker, recognized as an international expert in change agency, leadership, and education technologies. Her most recent publication is the chapter on “Governance” in Alan Shark’s book, “The Digital Journey in K-12: Overcoming Roadblocks & Embracing Innovation.”
Leslie Wilson takes a look at the ‘good’, ‘bad’, and ‘ugly’ of education technology.
Are today's superintendents focusing on student outcomes with the necessary vision, strategy and high quality leadership? Read Leslie Wilson's insights about what industry leaders have to offer and what that can mean for technology and learning today.
In what ways can the powerful technology practice of crowdsourcing bring us together in support of learners? See Leslie Wilson's insights as she helps us to explore the possibilities.
Change in today's ever evolving world means 'learning'! How can educators today embrace change in meaningful ways? Read Leslie Wilson's insights to learn more.
Designing and implementing innovative ideas is the work of today's effective leaders. Leslie Wilson shares keen insights into a ready, fire, aim approach for powerful learning and educational technologies.
Digital transformation requires close attention to culture and learners. Leslie Wilson shares her insights on how leaders can lead the 'dance' to digital conversion successfully.
Project RED III results are in! Last month at ISTE, we released initial findings. Read about the initial findings.
How do traditional reading and online reading differ and what does that mean for our students? Read and respond to Leslie Wilson's analysis.
John Dewey's ideas on school reform continue to ring true even in today's digital age. Read Leslie Wilson's reflection on why schools today must always seek a successful path forward when using educational technologies.