Connecticut superintendents propose a radically different approach to education
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.
How do you transform factory era school systems so that they better serve the needs of an information age society? You don't do it by being timid.
Unlike most school reformers floating 'tweak-the-status-quo' proposals these days (let's test kids more! let's get rid of a few teachers! let's make school longer! let's lecture better!), the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS) decided to swing for the fences:
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