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5 Must-Read Books for School Administrators This Summer

As the summer winds down, hopefully, there’s still some free time on your hands. Before you let the rest of the summer get away from you, there are some great reads you should try to fit into your schedule.


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8 Top Influencers in Edtech

As new technology continues to emerge, the positive benefits it has in K12 education expands to more people who share their unique insights and expertise. Here’s a short list of leading edtech influencers.


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4 Important Questions When Deciding Between Discipline and Teachable Moments

Here are four important questions for reflection, which might help you decide the appropriate course of action, depending on the situation. (Part 3 of 3)


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The Real Differences Between Discipline and Teachable Moments

Both discipline and teachable moments can be helpful. It’s also possible for a disciplinary action to be a teachable moment. (Part 2 of 3)


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Discipline vs. Teachable Moments: Defined

Discipline as punishment is often necessary. Those more flexible situations, however, can afford a ripened opportunity for teachable moments or restorative justice. (Part 1 of 3)


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Is it Time for a Professional Development Retrospective?

With the direction technology is taking our culture as a whole, it has become even more important to offer ongoing professional development opportunities to your faculty and staff. Sometimes, however, professional development only seems to take a forward-looking perspective.


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How to Get Your School to Think and Act Digitally

Not everyone is convinced that a classroom is a place where technology makes sense, and that can be a struggle for administrators who want to move swiftly down a new digital path inside the classroom. If you have challenges convincing your faculty to make the switch, here’s some help.


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The Best #Hashtags for School Administrators to Follow

Following hashtags is a useful (and easy) way to get involved in relevant conversations and to increase your personal brand. Here are just a few of the hashtags that we think school administrators should follow.