Leaders in Learning
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.
Back in March I posted that I was a
finalist for the cable industry's Leaders in Learning Awards
. Last Wednesday
officially named a winner. I spent four days in Washington, DC schmoozing with my
Congressional representatives, media bigwigs, and cable executives. It was a
very surreal experience in many ways. We college professors don't usually get to
hobnob with the rich and famous.
Anyway, I had a blast meeting the other award recipients and appreciated the recognition of the work my co-director, Dr. Joan Hughes, and I are doing
at CASTLE. Here are a few
items that may be of interest:
Leaders in Learning select pictures
the other winners
Leaders in Learning
If you're doing interesting things related to technology and/or cable, I
The controversy around the Torah codes gets a new life.
- Mathematicians claim to see a predictive pattern in the ancient Torah texts.
- The code is revealed by a method found with special computer software.
- Some events described by reading the code took place after the code was written.
The controversy over whether Jesus had any siblings is reignited after an amazing new discovery of an ancient text.
Orangutans join humans and bees in a very exclusive club
- Orangutan mothers wait to sound a danger alarm to avoid tipping off predators to their location
- It took a couple of researchers crawling around the Sumatran jungle to discover the phenomenon
- This ability may come from a common ancestor
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