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Educational Leadership

How Social Media Changed Everything

Eric Sheninger | Posted 10.15.2014 | Education
Eric Sheninger

I was just like ever other principal on the planet prior to becoming connected. My narrow focus was on sustaining a school culture focused on rules, compliance, conformity, and preserving the status quo.

I Am Not a Boss, I Am a Leader

Rosalinda Mercado-Garza | Posted 07.14.2014 | Impact
Rosalinda Mercado-Garza

Growing up, people often called me bossy. I soon realized that they called me bossy because I was determined to succeed and overcome any obstacles that came my way.

Fixing a Broken System

Eric Sheninger | Posted 09.22.2013 | Impact
Eric Sheninger

Nothing is more important than our own learning if we are to not only meet the demands of the profession, but also the needs of our students.

A 360-degree Approach to Teen Summer Service Travel

Crawford Hill | Posted 06.05.2013 | Travel
Crawford Hill

A true educator recognizes that the destination and the central experience are strong platforms, which can either be woefully under leveraged or embedded in a powerful experience for your child that is leveraged to the max. This is rare.

Driving Change to Transform Schools

Eric Sheninger | Posted 01.27.2013 | Education
Eric Sheninger

The many shifts, changes, and resulting transformation did not occur overnight, impulsively, or without calculated risks. It was these changes that took an average comprehensive high school and transformed it into the current institution that many have come to know through social media.

Leadership That Our Schools Need

Eric Sheninger | Posted 08.28.2012 | Education
Eric Sheninger

Change begins with a no excuse mentality. Don't waste one more minute pondering what could be. There is a revolution going on right now in learning, and it is up to us to lead the way in a modern fashion.

The Best Ideas for Our Schools

Eric Sheninger | Posted 06.04.2012 | Education
Eric Sheninger

Now is the time for all of us to critically analyze our respective schools and take a stand against the status quo in order to do what is best for our students.

Best Education Books of 2011

Gary Stager | Posted 03.27.2012 | Education
Gary Stager

Readers will be empowered to dream bigger, act bolder and eschew the incrementalism plaguing public education policy.

Designing Schools to Engage and Drive Learning

Eric Sheninger | Posted 12.10.2011 | Education
Eric Sheninger

School would become a place where students couldn't wait to get to and at the end of the day would be reluctant to leave. School re-design needs to become part of the education reform conversation.

Tool for Learning or Distraction?

Eric Sheninger | Posted 11.06.2011 | Education
Eric Sheninger

As educators, we must establish a vision for our students and model the use of cell phones as mobile learning devices in order to empower them to embrace the same view.

An Open Letter to School Leaders

Eric Sheninger | Posted 10.09.2011 | Education
Eric Sheninger

Change begins with a no excuse mentality. Don't waste one more minute pondering what could be. There is a revolution going on right now in learning, and it is up to us to lead the way.

School Reform by Making a Headline or by Reading the Book?

Sean Slade | Posted 08.09.2011 | Education
Sean Slade

School reform has been the flavor of the month for quite a few months now. However, what we have seen has not been discussion or debate about what constitutes sound reform, but rather debate by headline.

Creating Engaged Public Research Universities

Dr. Rick Cherwitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Dr. Rick Cherwitz

Taking the admonition for engagement seriously, we can devise collaborative methods for integrating universities' massive intellectual capital with the resources of the community.