9780415809764

Educational Leadership and Technology: Preparing School Administrators for a Digital Age

  • ISBN 13:

    9780415809764

  • ISBN 10:

    0415809762

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/07/2013
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

Providing models of exemplary use and the latest research, Educational Leadership and Technologyreveals the transformational power of emerging technologies to improve student learning, and explores how leaders can bring about this technology integration. Organized according to the impact of new technologies on learning, assessment, teaching, infrastructure, and productivity, the book provides an overview of topics, issues, and strategies expected of effective school principals leaders. Authors Garland and Tadeja offer a critical analysis of today's emerging technology, while also addressing the need for collaborative efforts of parents, community, and students to implement technologies effectively. Special Features Include: Full integration of National Technology Standards for Administrators (NETS.A) and the National Education Technology Plan (NETP) End-of-chapter exercises, case studies, and reflections that encourage student involvement and provide context of real-world scenarios School Administrator's Technology Leadership Self-Assessmenta unique and impartial survey in each chapter with self-scoring guide that helps readers determine their technology use and readiness for implementation A robust companion website with PowerPoint Slides, lecture notes, strategies, and links to website and video resources which will reflect changes in technology, policy, and practice Discussion of the newest and emerging technologies, including Cloudware, social media, mobile media, virtual manipulatives, ebooks, and e-games. This book is an important resource for new and aspiring elementary, middle, and high school principals as well as superintendents and technology coordinators.

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