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Video: Exceptional Educational Leadership (5 Days FREE)

Book Description Publication Date: March 27, 2013 Exceptional Educational Leadership is an experiential account of educational leadership. It fills a gap in the literature by not only looking at leadership in a theoretical way, but offers the reader a practical … Continue reading

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Educational Leadership: Inherited or Learned?

Quote: “Leadership is not a natural trait, something inherited like the color of eyes or hair…Leadership is a skill that can be studied, learned, and perfected by practice.” – The Noncommissioned Officer’s Guide (1962) Military leadership is learned. It’s not … Continue reading

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Better Than Finland: The IB Approach to Evaluation

Trust or accountability? While the rest of the world evaluates schools, teachers and students to hold them accountable, for what they are supposed to be doing, Finland has a system that is based on trust. Schools, teachers and students are … Continue reading

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Educational Leadership & Evaluation: Trust or Accountability?

Evaluation is a sensitive topic. This is due to the fact that there is no global concensus on whether or not evaluation helps improve student learning outcomes. In the USA, high stakes testing is the norm. In Finland, on the … Continue reading

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Effective Educational Leadership: Wishful Thinking

Effective educational leadership can be defined by what it is, what it isn’t, what promotes it, or what creates obstacles. In other words, we’re going to be looking at this topic from four perspectives. To begin, here is my definition … Continue reading

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#Edcamp Santiago Sponsor Spotlight: Edutopia (The George Lucas Educational Foundation)

The George Lucas Educational Foundation Our Mission The George Lucas Educational Foundation is dedicated to improving the K-12 learning process by documenting, disseminating, and advocating for innovative, replicable, and evidence-based strategies that prepare students to thrive in their future education, … Continue reading

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Glass to Brazil In Search of Educational Excellence

This past Spring, the Council of Chief State School Officers and the Pearson Foundation offered several education leaders from around the country the opportunity to visit Brazil to see schools, be part of a meeting of U.S. state leaders in … Continue reading

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Pearson & The Pursuit of Educational Excellence: Ethics Flags Raised

Pearson has been busy in the past year or so, recently buying Connections Education, which operates virtual schools; partnering with the Florida Virtual School to offer online courses; buying SchoolNet, whose software tracks student progress; teaming up with the biggest … Continue reading

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