What do teachers need from administrators? – Wrap-up
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.
What happens when you ask 7 amazing, thoughtful educators to guest blog on a topic? Unsurprisingly, you get 7 amazing, thoughtful posts and a phenomenal week of conversing, thinking, and learning!
Here are all of the guest posts this past week on the topic of "What do teachers need from administrators?"
Several others were inspired by the series to post on their own blogs:
If there are others of you whom I missed, please put a link to your post in the comments; we'd love to see it! Thank you Brian, Alice, Jose, Bill, TFT, Adina, and Shelly for an awesome week. Your contributions and insights are very much appreciated.
Happy reading, everyone. I strongly encourage you to click through at each post and see my guests' other writing. Also, feel free to forward this wrap-up post on to your local school administrators and/or university educational leadership professors; there's lots of good stuff here for them and/or their students!
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.
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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