Planning for Technology

Author: Bruce M. Whitehead
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483306461
Format: PDF
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Stay a step ahead of technological change so that every student can flourish! Students and classrooms are growing more technologically savvy every semester, and falling behind is not an option. This new edition of an essential text shows educational leaders how to equip their students for the future, with updates such as: Digital developments of the past decade that school leaders must address New content covering the Common Core, distributed leadership, adult learning theory, digital citizenship, cybersecurity, cloud computing, and more A new chapter on creating a “culture of technology” that goes beyond mere user manuals to create responsible, tech-savvy students

Planning for Technology

Author: Bruce M. Whitehead
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452268266
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Stay a step ahead of technological change so that every student can flourish! Students and classrooms are growing more technologically savvy every semester, and falling behind is not an option. This new edition of an essential text shows educational leaders how to equip their students for the future, with updates such as: Digital developments of the past decade that school leaders must address New content covering the Common Core, distributed leadership, adult learning theory, digital citizenship, cybersecurity, cloud computing, and more A new chapter on creating a “culture of technology” that goes beyond mere user manuals to create responsible, tech-savvy students

Planning for Technology

Author: Bruce M. Whitehead
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9780761945963
Format: PDF
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Help reshape education in this new millennium by placing technology firmly in the hands of your students. With computers and information technologies changing nearly every aspect of life, it is time to close the technology gap that exists in our schools by taking computers out of the computer lab and integrating them into the general curriculum.

Educational Leadership and Technology

Author: Virginia E. Garland
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415809762
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Providing models of exemplary use and the latest research, Educational Leadership and Technology reveals the transformational power of emerging technologies to improve student learning, and explores how leaders can bring about this technology integration. This book provides an overview of roles and strategies expected of effective school leaders, as well as some of the complex issues they face. Authors Garland and Tadeja offer a critical analysis of today's emerging technology, while also addressing the need for collaborative efforts of parents, community, and students to implement technologies effectively. Special Features Include: Full integration of National Technology Standards for Administrators (NETS.A) and the National Education Technology Plan (NETP). Leader reflections from practicing school administrators that provide context of real-world scenarios. "Tips for School Leaders" and end-of-chapter questions that encourage student engagement with the text. "School Administrator's Technology Leadership Self-Assessment," a unique and impartial survey in each chapter with self-scoring guide that helps readers determine their technology use and readiness for implementation. A robust companion website with PowerPoint Slides, strategies, and links to website and video resources which will reflect changes in technology, policy, and practice. Discussion of the newest and emerging technologies, including Cloudware, social media, virtual manipulatives, and e-games. Educational Leadership and Technology is an important resource for new and aspiring elementary, middle, and high school principals as well as superintendents and technology coordinators.

The Technology Coordinator s Handbook

Author: Max Frazier
Publisher: ISTE (Interntl Soc Tech Educ
ISBN: 9781564842114
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The technology coordinator's job is in flux. Statewide certification programs are slowly being developed, but there's little general consensus on what this position should entail. Tech coordinators may handle a wide variety of complex tasks-from instructional support to network management to technology budgeting and planning-and need a comprehensive guide. This handbook provides precisely that: a detailed introduction to the roles and functions performed by tech coordinators, the key issues they face, and the basic skills and qualifications needed to fulfill their responsibilities. Written for both working tech coordinators and those preparing to enter the profession, this essential reference has been field-tested and validated to provide leaders with the information and resources they need to effectively manage school and district technology operations. FEATURES Comprehensive discussion of the technology coordinator's role in K-12 schools and districts Examination of each of the essential skills and qualifications needed for technology leadership Resources for professional development and certification, grant writing, and E-rate filing Also available: RSS for Educators: Blogs, Newsfeeds, Podcasts, and Wikis in the Classroom - ISBN 1564842398 Reinventing Project-Based Learning: Your Field Guide to Real-World Projects in the Digital Age - ISBN 156484238X

Curriculum Leadership

Author: Allan A. Glatthorn
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483347362
Format: PDF, Docs
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Creating an innovative and successful curriculum Curriculum Leadership: Strategies for Development and Implementation, Fourth Edition is a one-of-a-kind resource written for educational leaders--administrators and teachers--who want to successfully restructure and enhance school curriculum. Authors Allan A. Glatthorn, Floyd Boschee, Bruce M. Whitehead, and Bonni F. Boschee provide innovative and successful curriculum ideas, including reflective case studies, “Keys to Leadership” sections, curriculum tips, and “Challenge” sections with key issues and questions in every chapter. Also interspersed throughout the book are tried and true strategies that provide administrators with innovative ideas on meeting state and national standards. This is a much needed, highly informative, and easy-to-read account of curriculum development and change for curriculum leaders, those teaching curriculum courses, and those aspiring to become curriculum decision makers. It provides the knowledge and skills needed to develop and implement a PK–12 school curriculum.

Designing a School Library Media Center for the Future

Author: Rolf Erikson
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838909454
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Explains how to implement new school library standards and demystify changes resulting from technology, discusses budgeting and special needs of children, and includes ten conceptual plans for actual school libraries.

Instructional Leadership for School Improvement

Author: Sally J. Zepeda
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317919300
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book explores the principal’s role in meeting high expectations for student achievement. It provides detailed tips and strategies to show you what principals need to do to: assess and promote a culture and climate for school improvement, build teams and support the work their work, create the conditions so that teacher leaders can emerge, and monitor school improvement efforts

Cyber Law

Author: Aimee M. Bissonette, J.D.
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452273111
Format: PDF, Kindle
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An essential overview of legal issues related to technology, this resource provides case summaries and proactive strategies on privacy, security, copyright, appropriate online behavior, and more.

Critical Technology Issues for School Leaders

Author: Susan Brooks-Young
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412927307
Format: PDF
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This resource helps school leaders focus on critical technology leadership issues and practical solutions for integrating technology into any school, administration, or professional development program.