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April 26, 2016
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School leadership under the microscope
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Every Friday, I’ll recap some of the most interesting and thought-provoking news developments that occurred over the week. I can’t fit all of this week's news stories here, though, so feel free to visit eSchoolNews.com and read up on other news you may have missed. In this week’s news, we're…

The 7 pillars of today’s digital leadership
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If educators want to see results in student engagement and achievement, they must adapt their leadership practices to an increasingly digitally-focused learning environment. This was the focus of a CoSN 2016 spotlight session by Eric Sheninger, a senior fellow at the International Center for Leadership in Education and a former…

Watch 4 ed-tech trailblazers discuss disruptive change for the future
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Darryl Adams, DOE’s Ted Mitchell, and more share groundbreaking thoughts “These are not infomercials,” is perhaps the best way to describe the reinvented interview lineup recently part of ASU GSV 2016’s Innovation Summit held in San Diego April 18-20, according to Casey Green, host of the interactive interviews and founding director of Campus…

Half of school leaders expect significant impact from ESSA
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Catapult Learning, Inc. released the results of its Annual Education Leadership Survey. The overall results of the inaugural survey reflect school leaders’ focus on meeting individual student needs and building teacher and leadership capacity within schools. Catapult Learning, a provider of K–12 contracted instructional services in the U.S., developed the…

8 maker tools to inspire next-gen innovation and design
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Looking to develop designers and entrepreneurs? SXSWedu offered several ideas How can schools prepare students to be the designers, innovators, and entrepreneurs our economy needs for future success? That was a key area of focus at the 2016 South by Southwest Education (SXSWedu) conference in Austin, Texas, March 7-10, and…

4 radically different school models upending education
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Goal setting and PBL serve as cornerstones for new school models. Is self-directed learning every student’s future? These days, there are few that would disagree that education needs to start looking more like the world students will one day work and live in and less like, well, school. What that…


 

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