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How Rural Schools Paid for Students’ Home Internet to Transform Learning

How Rural Schools Paid for Students’ Home Internet to Transform Learning | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
A rural Alabama school district made a significant investment in universal Internet access for students and breathed new life into a dying community.
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What is “Four-Dimensional” Education?

What is “Four-Dimensional” Education? | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Insights to learn what should students learn for the 21st century and what is Four-Dimensional Education?


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'No Child Left Behind' Is No More

'No Child Left Behind' Is No More | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
The Senate’s final approval of the Every Student Succeeds Act launches a new era in education policy and ushers Arne Duncan out of office.
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Can the Maker Movement Infiltrate Mainstream Classrooms?

Can the Maker Movement Infiltrate Mainstream Classrooms? | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Maker Faire has catalyzed a global interest in tinkering to understand. Is it only a matter of time before this approach to learning makes it into mainstream classrooms?
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Most Important Leadership Lessons from The Top CEOs of the World

Most Important Leadership Lessons from The Top CEOs of the World | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Most Important Leadership Lessons from The Top CEOs of the World

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Francisco Marin's curator insight, January 1, 2015 12:17 PM

Very interesting article. It suggests a lot of questions to be answered by any leader about: priorities, motivation, dreams, change, micromanagement, values, passion, competences, team, challenges, corporate culture, and work/life balance.

M.C. Bohley's curator insight, January 5, 2015 2:15 PM

I like the idea of avoiding the "Crazy Eight"

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Love this

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How Rural Schools Paid for Students’ Home Internet to Transform Learning

How Rural Schools Paid for Students’ Home Internet to Transform Learning | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
A rural Alabama school district made a significant investment in universal Internet access for students and breathed new life into a dying community.
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ICT Development Index(IDI), 2012 and 2013 | MIS 2014 Report Charts

ICT Development Index(IDI), 2012 and 2013 | MIS 2014 Report Charts | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
ICT Development Index(IDI), 2012 and 2013

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ICT Development Index(IDI), 2012 and 2013


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Google's New Program Pushes for Paperless Education

Google's New Program Pushes for Paperless Education | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Google Classroom is a new teaching tool designed to promote interaction between teachers and students.
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Think of the savings as a result of reduced paper and printer ink usage!   WIN!

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Leaving Behind "No Child"? - Six Red Marbles Blog

Leaving Behind "No Child"? - Six Red Marbles Blog | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Texas may just be where to look for clues about the future of national education policy.
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Make the most of student data

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Student data has the potential to completely revolutionize education. But it is only as effective as an educator’s ability to use it. Here are five things leaders must provide to help their staff make the most of data systems.
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How Homework Works In Finland (Hint: There Isn't Any) - Edudemic

How Homework Works In Finland (Hint: There Isn't Any) - Edudemic | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
When we talk about how our education system is failing our students, there are a lot of different options presented on how to ‘fix’ it. Everyone has an answer, a promising new way of thinking, a potential magic bullet. Inevitably, we also examine school systems that are working as a part of investigating what to do …
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Dr. V. Mayfield's curator insight, July 30, 2014 12:15 AM

Teachers held in high esteem!  Time to exercise and play outside!  Graduate degrees subsidized by the state!!!  Awesome.

 

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How the Maker Movement Is Moving into Classrooms

How the Maker Movement Is Moving into Classrooms | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
From the pedagogy of educational theorists and design thinkers to the passion of tinkers and hobbyists, the Maker movement finds its way into mainstream education.
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For Schools Implementing iPads, the Importance of Being Patient

For Schools Implementing iPads, the Importance of Being Patient | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Creating a process to arrive at sensible, relevant, and positive agreements for tablet use in schools is a key part of the journey toward implementing a successful tablet program.
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The New Science of Building Great Teams

The New Science of Building Great Teams | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Business management magazine, blogs, case studies, articles, books, and webinars from Harvard Business Review, addressing today's topics and challenges in business management.
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STOP cyberbullying: Cyberbullying - what it is, how it works and how to understand and deal with cyberbullies

What cyberbullying is, how it works and how to understand and deal with cyberbullies.
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New Teachers: Technology-Integration Basics

New Teachers: Technology-Integration Basics | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Find tips, strategies, tools, and other resources to help new teachers successfully integrate technology to facilitate educational objectives in the classroom.

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What if Finland’s great teachers taught in U.S. schools?

What if Finland’s great teachers taught in U.S. schools? | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Why the U.S. emphasis on "teacher effectiveness" won't by itself really improve schools.
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56 Examples of Formative Assessment

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RT @ClassFlow: 56 Examples of Formative Assessment - http://t.co/UBySnZjS4n
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Know the ISTE Standards for Administrators: Create a learning culture

Know the ISTE Standards for Administrators: Create a learning culture | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
A district leader’s role in a systemwide tech initiative doesn’t end once the purchasing decision is made. To succeed at improving student learning, technology integration needs a learning culture that provides ongoing training and support for teachers at all skill levels.
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Integrating technology in ways that improve student learning involves much more than just making a purchasing decision. 

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Technological literacy becomes core subject - mySanAntonio.com

Technological literacy becomes core subject - mySanAntonio.com | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
[...] in the war over standardized testing and other curricular concerns, the country has largely abdicated its responsibilities to teach children even the basics of technological literacy.
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How Teachers Can Become Fluent in Classroom Technology

How Teachers Can Become Fluent in Classroom Technology | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
A teacher shows how to overcome technological anxiety by connecting with a device personally.
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"Principal offers tips to help overcome technological anxiety that could inhibit class instruction."

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Turning Teacher-Student Roles Upside Down

Turning Teacher-Student Roles Upside Down | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Upside Down Academy By Chris Thompson It’s a typical school day in Oakland, Calif., and Aaliyah is about to show how to solve two-step equations. Circ
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We are all teachers. We are all students.

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3 TED Talks That Might Actually Change How You Teach (And Think) - Edudemic

3 TED Talks That Might Actually Change How You Teach (And Think) - Edudemic | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
How do you conduct yourself in your classroom? As a leader, a learner, an observer, a participant, and a member of a larger group. All of these roles hold so much nuance that your students learn from. It is sometimes easy to forget how much our students are learning from us just by being with …
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3 barriers to innovation education leaders must address

3 barriers to innovation education leaders must address | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
More than 200 school and district leaders gathered to discuss their biggest challenges — and how they’re overcoming them.
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How the Maker Movement Is Moving into Classrooms

How the Maker Movement Is Moving into Classrooms | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
From the pedagogy of educational theorists and design thinkers to the passion of tinkers and hobbyists, the Maker movement finds its way into mainstream education.
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What Makes a Great School Leader?

What Makes a Great School Leader? | Innovative Educational Leadership | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Elena Aguilar highlights the three qualities she thinks most indicative of a great school leader: visionary leadership, community builder, and emotional intelligence.
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