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User-Generated Learning: A Must-Do for School Leaders Today

Posted by on Jan 15, 2013 in Connected Leadership, Making The Shift, Voices, What We're Reading | 7 comments

Like teachers, school leaders today must move beyond sit-and-get PD and take charge of their own professional growth. Elementary principal and Connected Principals contributor Lyn Hilt says Kristen Swanson’s new book, Professional Learning in the Digital Age, “provides practical, easy-to-follow steps towards becoming an effective user-generated learner.”

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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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