DABA: Alice Mercer
Scott McLeod, J.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Kentucky. He also is the Founding Director of the UCEA Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education (CASTLE), the nation’s only academic center dedicated to the technology needs of school administrators, and was a co-creator of the wildly popular video series, Did You Know? (Shift Happens). He has received numerous national awards for his technology leadership work, including recognitions from the cable industry, Phi Delta Kappa, and the National School Boards Association. In Spring 2011 he was a Visiting Canterbury Fellow at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. Dr. McLeod blogs regularly about technology leadership issues at Dangerously Irrelevant and Mind Dump, and occasionally at The Huffington Post. He can be reached at scottmcleod.net.
[I was supposed to post this last Friday. This is starting to become a
My next recipient of the crimson
megaphoneis Alice Mercer, a teacher in California. It has been very
interesting for me to watch Alice's growth as a blogger over the past year or
so. She's been going gangbusters ever since her move to her new school and her
blog, The Blog of Ms. Mercer, is
definitely one that deserves a bigger audience (DABA).
I particularly appreciate Alice's good cheer and her dedication to serving the
needs of economically-disadvantaged children.
Here are a few posts to get you started:
the "whole" point?
I did over the weekend...
fightin' words...but, let's talk it over
list of DABA blogs
DABA posts on a web page
to DABA posts via e-mail
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