Leadership Voices

Cow Paths of Learning
January 11, 2016

Taking a fresh look at student learning in new and instinctive ways is an critical part of empowering transformative learning. In this post, David Jakes shares essential questions for today's leaders. 

Tristen Talks About Social Media in Middle School
January 6, 2016

Social Media - What do the students say? Read for ideas and insights from Richland 2 student, Tristen Prescott. 

Deeper Learning: Passionate Learning
January 4, 2016

Finding and inspiring passionate learning is a daily goal of dedicated educators. Read the insights of Marianthe Williams and her experience with Intel's Innovative Educator's program. 

Rethinking Professional Learning
December 28, 2015

Gone are the days of extensively long, sit-and-get, after-school faculty meetings.  Nicole Fiorito of Baltimore County's Halstead Academy describes the collaborative professional learning alternatives that have taken their place.

Vetting Web 2.0 Educational Tools - The Web in the Classroom Part 2
December 21, 2015

What kinds of questions should we be asking about web resources before using them in the classroom? Read Part 2 of Mike Gorman's series on the best ways to vet classroom resources. 

Ten Reasons Why Teachers Must Be Magic. A Special Letter From Santa!
December 16, 2015

A reflection on belief, hard work and the great deal of magic in the education profession by Mike Gorman.

Risky Business
December 14, 2015

Doing something new or something different is a risk. Read insights from David Jakes and learn how strategy can make all the difference between success and failure. 

10 Ideas to Consider Before Using an Internet Resource: The Web in the Classroom Part 1
December 11, 2015

How do you vet educational technology web resources before using it in the classroom? Read these valuable points from Mike Gorman. 

Why Technology Matters in Education
December 9, 2015

In the last few years, education technology has grown from an innovative new trend to a key component of the modern classroom.

Irreplaceable: Teachers
December 7, 2015

Teachers have and always will be irreplaceable. Read Leslie Wilson’s insights on the time honored importance of teachers and their role today in the meaningful use of educational technologies. 


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