Leading the Technology-Powered School

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This book offers a cut-to-the-chase approach for busy principals who want to successfully lead with technology for enhanced student learning. Includes strategies for building capacity.

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Editorial Reviews

Nathan Flansburg
"Marilyn Grady establishes why it is important for principals to know and show the use of current technology. A straightforward and easy read on what it takes to become a tech savvy leader in today’s educational setting."
Minjuan Wang
"The topic is timely and this book is practical and relevant to K–12 schools across the country."
Christopher Moersch
"This book provides the busy school leader an easy-to-follow manuscript for promoting technology use at the campus level. It includes a litany of anecdotal stories and quotes that the author uses to provide insight into the connection between effective technology use and student achievement."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412949484
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 5/10/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 120
  • Sales rank: 799,390
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Marilyn L. Grady, PhD, is Professor of Educational Administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). She is the author or coauthor of 23 books, including From Difficult Teachers to Dynamic Teamwork (2009) with Brock, Getting it Right from the Start (2009) with Kostelnik From First Year to First Rate (2007) with Brock, 194 High-Impact Letters for Busy Principals (2006), 20 Biggest Mistakes Principals Make and How to Avoid Them (2004) and Launching Your First Principalship (2004) with Brock. Her research areas include leadership, the principalship, and superintendent-board relations. She has more than 175 publications to her credit. She is the editor of the Journal of Women in Educational Leadership. Her editorial board service has included Educational Administration Quarterly, International Studies in Educational Administration, International Journal of Learning, Rural Educator, Journal of At-Risk Issues, Journal of School Leadership, Advancing Women in Leadership On-Line Journal, Journal for Rural School and Community Renewal, International Journal of Learning, and Journal for a Just and Caring Education. She is the recipient of the Stanley Brzezinski Research Award, NCPEA’s Living Legend Award, the Donald R. and Mary Lee Swanson Award for Teaching Excellence, UNL’s Distinguished Teaching Award, and UNL’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Status of Women.

Dr. Grady coordinates an annual conference on women in educational leadership that attracts national attendance and is in its 24nd year. She has been an administrator in K-12 schools as well as at the college and university levels. She received her bachelor’s degree in history from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana, and her doctorate in educational administration with a specialty in leadership from The Ohio State University. Her email address is mgrady1@unl.edu.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments About the Author Introduction Organization Special Features
21st Century I. Human Capital
1. The Principal as Technology Leader Support Technology Use Action Agenda Resources
2. Teachers: The Magic Link Between Technology and Students Technology Use Generational Shift Action Agenda Resources
3. The Technology Leadership Team The Technology Specialist The Technology Leadership Team Action Agenda Resources II. Core Issues
4. Professional Development Action Agenda
5. Cyberspace Leadership Cybersafety Leadership Action Agenda
6. Assessment: Technology Skills and Knowledge Action Agenda III. Questions and Reflections
7. Questions and Reflections Technology Trends References Index

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    This is a high school where powers are allowed! You can be an angel, demon, wizard etc..... you know the normal mythical/fantasy things :D......THE ONLY RULE IS HAVE FUN!!!!!!
    <br> thanks -- Terra and Raven

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