School leaders need to face technology’s influence

Scott McLeod (@mcleod) says that digital technologies that are transforming life as we know it, are going to have an impact on K-12 education as well:

We live in a hyperconnected and hypercompetitive world. To prepare our graduates to be high-functioning citizens in today’s increasingly global society, to master the dominant information landscape of our time, and to be productive employees, our K–12 education system rooted in a past industrial age must change. School administrators and teacher leaders have the authority and resource control to bring about those changes, but they have to be willing to use that power.

We can chose to be out front, leading this transformation or simply be transformed.

Read the full article at ASCD Express: School leaders need to face technology’s influence

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About David Britten

Retired U.S. Army Officer, former elementary, middle and high school principal, currently serving as a public school superintendent.
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One Response to School leaders need to face technology’s influence

  1. Dave T says:

    Thanks for sharing David. You walk the walk and that changes your organization for the better. We can lead the way and it is easier when we do it together. Have a GREAT holiday season.

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