Spotlight on Ed-Tech Strategies for K-12 Leaders

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The Education Week Spotlight on Ed-Tech Strategies for K-12 Leaders is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • The role of technology leaders in reimagining learning
  • The benefits and drawbacks of 'flipped classrooms'
  • Using technology to measure readiness for the common core's online assessments
  • A new crop of district positions springing up to tackle "innovation"
  • Balancing digital innovation with traditional academic assessment
  • How districts are managing social media communications

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Benefits and drawbacks are seen in the approach, which replaces in-class lectures with on-demand video to make more time for analysis and discussion during class time.
August 29, 2012 – Education Week

Readiness tool to pinpoint tech deficits as schools prepare for common core online assessments.
June 13, 2012 – Digital Directions

Administrative positions with the word "innovation" in the title are cropping up in school districts and state education departments nationwide.
February 29, 2012 – Education Week

The new position may be the first in the country dedicated solely to building and overseeing a district’s social-media efforts, observers said.
April 18, 2012 – Education Week

Behind that call may be the reality that teachers and students are already driving change, and it’s up to technology leaders to harness it for good.
March 14, 2012 – Education Week

Using educational technology in new and different ways to improve student learning is often at odds with standardized testing and other traditional measures of achievement.
June 15, 2011 – Digital Directions

Stifled by state and federal education policies, districts face a tough road to becoming 21st-century leaders, writes Ken Kay.
November 9, 2011 – Education Week

Technology holds incredible promise for schools if educators take simple steps to prepare for it, Gary Natriello writes.
July 5, 2012 – Education Week

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