Guest bloggers wanted
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.
Occasionally I have a guest blogger here at Dangerously Irrelevant just to spice things up a bit. You can read past guests' contributions by clicking on the Guest Bloggers category. Usually I invite people personally, but I thought it might be fun to put out a RFP (request for proposals)...
Want to blog here on a topic (or topics) related to K-12 school leadership or leadership preparation? Looking for greater exposure for some of your ideas? Read over my guest blogging page and then drop me a note with your ideas for a 5-day series.
You don't have to be a blogger to participate. If you are, however, cross-posting is both allowed and encouraged. Also, you can blog about school leadership issues generally rather than just technology leadership issues specifically. And, yes, past guests are welcome to blog again...
Hope some of you are interested!
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- Americans continually score either in the mid- or bottom-tier when it comes to math and science compared to their international peers.
- Students have a fundamental misunderstanding of what math is and what it can do. By viewing it as a language, students and teachers can begin to conceptualize it in easier and more practical ways.
- A lot of mistakes come from worrying too much about rote memorization and speedy problem-solving and from students missing large gaps in a subject that is reliant on learning concepts sequentially.
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