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Metro libraries, patrons unload on audiobooks full of glitches - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Metro libraries, patrons unload on audiobooks full of glitches - Minneapolis Star Tribune | Bright PLN | Scoop.it
Metro libraries, patrons unload on audiobooks full of glitchesMinneapolis Star TribuneMore than 100 metro-area libraries serving about 2 million users depend on one provider of digital audiobooks, but there's a problem: The company's technology is...
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Wisconsin schools to get iPads from Microsoft settlement | Electronista

Wisconsin schools to get iPads from Microsoft settlement | Electronista | Bright PLN | Scoop.it
School districts in Madison, Wisconsin will be getting a total of 1,400 iPads this year, all of them paid for by Microsoft, reports the Wisconsin State Journal.
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Cool new devices for schools at CES - Education Insights - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

Cool new devices for schools at CES - Education Insights - Site Home - MSDN Blogs | Bright PLN | Scoop.it
Anthony Salcito, Vice President for Microsoft Education shares insights into eductation news, trends, and highlights from around the world.
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Students of Virtual Schools Are Lagging in Proficiency

Students of Virtual Schools Are Lagging in Proficiency | Bright PLN | Scoop.it
Far fewer of them are proving proficient on standardized tests compared with their peers in other privately managed charter schools and in traditional public schools.
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A Principal's Reflections: It is Time For Schools to Seriously ...

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As society continues to move forward in terms of innovation, technology, and global connectivity, schools are being stymied by relentless cuts to education. This has resulted in the reduction of staff, larger class sizes, lack of ...
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4 Traits of Great Leaders

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Four easy-to-master traits from great leaders such as John F. Kennedy, Sam Budnyk, and Gene Kranz.
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3 Leadership Lessons for 2012 | trainingmag.com

3 Leadership Lessons for 2012 | trainingmag.com | Bright PLN | Scoop.it
3 Leadership Lessons from 2012 http://t.co/ndD32DAu @TheForumCorp #Occupy #Leadership #Training...
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ASCD

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Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Top 10 Library Stories of 2011

American Libraries presents its list of the top 10 library news stories of 2011, covering digitization, privacy, copyright, advocacy, and much more. More ALA...
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Six Pillars of Leadership | Life Beyond Sport

Six Pillars of Leadership | Life Beyond Sport | Bright PLN | Scoop.it
I still believe in Jim Caldwell because he still believes in these: Six Pillars of Leadership http://t.co/X2ZcZuUl [from blog archives]...
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This article, although very short, still brings across a good message. It discusses the six pillars of leadership which basically discusses qualities needed to be a good leader. This relates to class in how we were talking about qualities in leaders and characteristics. Reading this was a very big help in shaping me as a future leader in sport.

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PRO U » Blog Archive » Leadership Is Best Tested in Adversity

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Everyone has heard that many leaders show up after they’ve found themselves backed into a corner. Call it adversity.
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The Uncertain Leader

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   We all talk about leadership success, inspiration and motivation, but there is more to leadership and life. There are truths that we must address, and there are realities that we cannot escape.    Truth: Leaders face uncertainties.
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The Leadership Daily

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Dear Readers,
Thanks for checking out my daily devoted to the topic of Leaders and Leading.

I believe that leaders can come from anywhere in an organization. And that one of the things that leaders do is to help create future leaders.
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An Educational Technology Bill of Rights Targets Censorship in Schools - Education - GOOD

An Educational Technology Bill of Rights Targets Censorship in Schools - Education - GOOD | Bright PLN | Scoop.it
Teachers and students are fed up with bans on social media and smartphones.
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A Principal's Reflections: Ideas to Increase Parent Communication in Schools

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RT @NMHS_Principal: Ideas to increase parent communication in schools http://t.co/cWgWz79O...
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Missouri school reforms are in limbo - Kansas City Star

Missouri school reforms are in limbo - Kansas City Star | Bright PLN | Scoop.it
Missouri school reforms are in limboKansas City StarBy JASON HANCOCK JEFFERSON CITY -- Missouri lawmakers are facing increasing pressure to deal with a potential flood of student transfers stemming from the loss of accreditation in urban school...
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Apple: 20,000 Education iPad Apps Developed; 1.5 Million Devices In Use At Schools - TechCrunch

Apple: 20,000 Education iPad Apps Developed; 1.5 Million Devices In Use At Schools - TechCrunch | Bright PLN | Scoop.it
TechCrunch.com (RT @bzotto: Cameo on techcrunch http://t.co/FsdFYg37 (via @peterthekid )...)...
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Apple Schools Us – The Blogs at HowStuffWorks

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HowStuffWorks.com blogger Jonathan Strickland writes about Apple's new iBooks 2 app for the iPad -- could it replace hard copy textbooks?
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Micromanagement and Trust: What Are You Doing About It?

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Strong leaders are constantly moving in the right direction. (For all you people in leadership ...
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How The Led Can Change The Leader - Forbes

How The Led Can Change The Leader - Forbes | Bright PLN | Scoop.it
In my last column I offered readers the chance to submit leadership topics for consideration with the chosen respondent being offered the chance of co-authoring today's piece.
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Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ Barred from Arizona Public Schools

Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ Barred from Arizona Public Schools | Bright PLN | Scoop.it
Two years ago, Arizona made headlines with its ban on ethnic studies in the state's schools. Turns out the law also bars William Shakespeare's The Temptest -- about a banished duke who seeks revenge through magic.
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Apple Said to Plan Textbook Push to Bolster IPad Use in Schools

Apple Inc. has been selling thousands of iPads to grade schools since its 2010 debut. Now it plans to beef up the educational content available for the tablet so teachers and students find those purchases worthwhile.
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Thought Leadership & the role of Social Media B2B

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Sign up for our Social Media Week event: Thought Leadership & the role of Social Media B2B http://t.co/ou3fUgWh via @socialmediaweek...
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Tucson schools bans books by Chicano and Native American authors | the narcosphere

Tucson schools bans books by Chicano and Native American authors | the narcosphere | Bright PLN | Scoop.it
Tucson schools bans books by Chicano and Native American authors http://t.co/lC8udCZE #edchat #education...
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Why leaders need to practice compassionate accountability

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Chery Gegelman is the president of Giana Consulting, an organizational development company that seeks to be a source of help, light and understanding so those they serve can more effectively accomplish their mission.
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