Leadership Voices

Triage for the Perfect Storm
June 6, 2017

It is possible to intercept and intervene in this crisis – to stop it in its tracks and begin rapid engagement of education leaders with business and industry to create the robust ed-tech, personalized, constructivist 21st century environments sorely needed in our country.  School lead

Bridging the Digital Divide: Positioning Students for Success on Online Tests
May 31, 2017

Online assessments offer many advantages over traditional paper and pencil exams including faster turnaround of scores, improved accessibility options, and enhanced item types that better assess students.

Partnerships: Beyond the Pizza Party
May 16, 2017

We’ve all been there before. Running out to pick up pizza for a school party or to keep people energized as they work long hours.

Paving the way for Innovation
May 11, 2017

Many among us have been education transformers for years.

Need Maker Resources? Start Here!
May 4, 2017

The Maker Movement is all about options: what would you like to create? How best would you like to express that project? What materials and tools would help bring about your desired results?

Breaking News: Helping Students Navigate a Post-Truth World
April 25, 2017

What is real? What is a lie, and what’s merely a joke? Is a fact, in fact, a fact? These days, it’s hard to tell.  

Sharing Innovation with Leadership Labs
April 19, 2017

Melissa Lim shares what Portland Public Schools is doing during Instructional Leadership Academies with school leaders. 

Asking the Right Questions when Considering Edtech
April 18, 2017

In their Inaugural blog post for the K-12 Blueprint the CDW Ed Strategist Team pose questions that can help you plan for your innovative technology strategy. 

Opening Up to Open Educational Resources
April 7, 2017

As more K–12 teachers, administrators and district leaders become aware of OER, the more eager they are to embrace the model. OER provide opportunities to update and adapt materials to meet different student needs, spurs innovation in open learning practices, and reduces content acquisition costs.

Each Shall Be "Super Literate"
April 5, 2017

Reflecting on Frey's Eight Drivers for Change in Education, Leslie Wilson explores the digital divide between functional and super literates. 

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