Register |  Lost Password?
eSchool News

Superintendent’s Center

As the world becomes increasingly digital, and the nation’s schools are entering a new era of accountability, our expectations for school superintendents are changing as well.

To be successful, today’s superintendents must understand how technology can support the mission of K-12 school districts: how it can be used to drive down costs, improve efficiencies, extend learning opportunities to more students (both inside and outside of school), and enhance teaching and learning.

On this page, we’ve compiled resources to help you make this shift—and be an effective ed-tech leader in your own district.

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS
Superintendent's Center
superintendent-leadership Resource

Empowering superintendents in the digital age

Superintendents lead. They are charged with preparing students to be college-, career-, and life-ready, and with enabling a 21st-century learning environment. Increasingly, this means leveraging digital technologies to…

supes-schools News

Superintendents push schools into the digital age

A second-grader furrows her brow, searching her keyboard to find that funny number sign for her password. A third-grader holds her Chromebook aloft, hoping to speed the connection…

superintendent-technology How-to

8 technology tips from top district leaders

When it comes to school technology, having a plan—and having strong leaders to guide that plan—are two of the most important steps to success, according to the 2014…

TSSAmedal (2) News

Meet our 2014 Tech-Savvy Superintendent Award winners

One is a former Gates Foundation executive whose district uses computer programming to teach essential math skills. Another has advised the Federal Communications Commission on digital textbook use.…

holder-classroom-discipline News

Feds push for new approach to classroom discipline

The Obama administration has issued new recommendations on classroom discipline that seek to end the apparent disparities in how students of different races are punished for violating school…

continuous-improvement

Special Report: Fostering Continuous Improvement

Over the last several years, the Aldine Independent School District in Texas has raised students’ average reading scores by 18 percent, brought up math scores by 29 percent,…

college-readiness Opinion

A college readiness tool that every district should use

The National Student Clearinghouse's StudentTracker is an invaluable service that can help districts better prepare their students for college success.

The National Student Clearinghouse is a nonprofit…

librarians News

Why school librarians are critical to digital learning

School librarians are critical to the success of digital learning initiatives, and they deserve a place at the table in discussions about digital learning: That’s the message behind…

Learning Leadership
Opinion

A college readiness tool that every district should use

college-readiness

The National Student Clearinghouse's StudentTracker is an invaluable service that can help districts better prepare their students for college success.

The National Student Clearinghouse is a nonprofit…

Time to focus on the real education problem: Poverty

poverty

Many Americans believe public schools are failing our students. Public officials, the media, and investors seeking to cash in on the billions of dollars supporting education by privatizing…

Why we need a new education law—and why ed tech should play a role

Why we need a new education law—and why ed tech should play a role

The reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act has eluded Congress for too long. Without Congressional action, the current administration has seized the moment and used regulatory… Photography Degree

Why our current obsession with high-stakes testing is wrong

Why our current obsession with high-stakes testing is wrong

We have seen how an increasingly test-obsessed public has led our school systems to narrow their curricula, diminishing attention to many of our important public education goals to…

eSN’s Annual Tech-Savvy Superintendent Awards

TSSA LogoMeet 10 of the nation’s savviest ed-tech leaders…and learn more about our groundbreaking awards program.

Click here for more information

 

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS