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Lessons in 21st Century Leadership

Posted by on Apr 27, 2012 in Connected Leadership, Voices, What We're Reading | 2 comments

With every turn of the page or scroll through a Reader feed, someone, somewhere, is giving advice on what education leaders ought to be. The articles, blog posts, and books on leadership will keep on coming, because the role of leadership is ever-evolving and increasingly complex with each passing day. (And with each passing mandate.) I enjoy reading the work of leaders in fields outside of education, too. While not every lesson can be translated to the work we do with students, many can, and we should consider them.

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Successful School Leaders Today Need to Harness Technology & Social Media

Posted by on Dec 20, 2011 in Connected Leadership, Making The Shift, Voices, What We're Reading | 5 comments

While the author provided insights and practical ways to get started in each of the key components of this text, I found it, on the whole, to be quite lacking in encouraging school leaders to use technology to enhance teaching and learning in their organizations. It caused me to consider “instead of that/try this” ideas, which I’ve summarized here.

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