The 21st Century Principal
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.
Pierce, M., & Stapleton, D. L. (Eds.). (2003). The 21st century principal: Current\nissues in leadership and policy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education\nPress.\n
The essays in this volume examine the future of public schooling in the\nUnited States and what it will mean to be a leader in public schools by\nfocusing on the issues that are most likely to have an impact on American\nsociety within the next 20 years. (p. 1)
Total number of pages in book = 96\n
\nTotal number of pages that discuss (and disagree about) the skills\nneeded for 21st century workplaces = approximately 3\n
Total number of pages that discuss the impact of digital technologies\non how K-12 education is delivered / done = 0\n
Total number of pages that discuss the need for school administrators\nto be technology leaders = 0\n
Read the book title and opening quote again. Shake your head in\ndisbelief.\n
Progressive America would be half as big, but twice as populated as its conservative twin.
We know the dangers of too little sleep. Now for the other side of the story.
- Not all the news is bad: One night of oversleeping results in a cognitive boost.
The ability to speak clearly, succinctly, and powerfully is easier than you think
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