Sunday, July 12, 2009

Dangerously Irrelevant: Calling all bloggers! - Leadership Day 2009

  • tags: 2009, dangerously, Leadership

      • What do effective K-12 technology leaders do? What actions and behaviors can you point to that make them effective leaders in the area of technology?
      • Do administrators have to be technology-savvy themselves in order to be effective technology leaders in their organizations?
      • What are some tangible, concrete, realistic steps that can be taken to move administrators forward? Given the unrelenting pressures that they face and their ever-increasing time demands, what are some things that administrators can do to become more knowledgeable and skilled in the area of technology leadership?
      • Perhaps using the new National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators (NETS-A) as a starting point, what are the absolutely critical skills or abilities that administrators need to be effective technology leaders?
      • What strengths and deficiencies are present in the new NETS-A?
      • What is a technology tool that would be extremely useful for a busy administrator (i.e., one he or she probably isn’t using now)?
      • What should busy administrators be reading (or watching)?
      • How can administrators best structure necessary conversations with internal or external stakeholders?
      • How should administrators balance enablement with safety, risk with reward, fear with empowerment?

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