Archive for the ‘2008 – Leading the Change’ Category

Leading the Change
There’s Something Going on Here You Need to Know About…

Dennis Richards Andover, Massachusetts, USA Blog: http://innovation3.edublogs.org Bio: Dennis is a former English teacher and administrator in urban and suburban schools for many years. Dennis has always gravitated toward K12 leadership, learning and technology topics. He has graduate degrees from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English and Harvard University’s School of Education. In addition […]

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The Lie of Community: The True Nature of the Network

Bud Hunt Fort Collins, Colorado, USA Blog: http://budtheteacher.com/blog/ Bio: Bud Hunt is an instructional technologist for the St. Vrain Valley School District in northern Colorado. Formerly, he taught high school language arts and journalism at Olde Columbine High School in Longmont, Colorado. He is a teacher-consultant with the Colorado State University Writing Project, and has […]

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Telling the New Story: Leverage Points for Inspiring Change Orientation

David Warlick Raleigh, North Carolina, USA Blog: http://2cents.davidwarlick.com/ Bio: David Warlick, a 30 year educator, has been a teacher, district administrator, and staff consultant with the North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction. His web site, Landmarks for Schools, serves more than a half-million visits a day with a variety of teacher tools. David is […]

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Teaching Web 2.0 – Everything you need in one place

Wendy Drexler: St. Petersburg, Florida, USA Blog: http://www.teachweb2.blogspot.com Bio: Wendy Drexler is a Florida high school teacher and instructional technologist. She holds an Ed.S in Educational Technology and is working on a Ph.D at the University of Florida. Previous student projects include “Kids Galore Helping Kids in Darfur” and “Many Voices for Darfur”. She is […]

Leading the Change
Teaching Web 2.0 – Everything you need in one place

Wendy Drexler St. Petersburg, Florida, USA Blog: http://www.teachweb2.blogspot.com Bio: Wendy Drexler is a Florida high school teacher and instructional technologist. She holds an Ed.S in Educational Technology and is working on a Ph.D at the University of Florida. Previous student projects include “Kids Galore Helping Kids in Darfur” and “Many Voices for Darfur”. She is […]

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Ramapo Islands: A New Dimension in Learning

Peggy Sheehy Suffern, New York, USA Blog: http://ramapoislands.edublogs.org Bio: Formerly a professional musician, Peggy Sheehy received her Master’s Degree in Ed Tech from Stony Brook University, & began her MLIS University of South Carolina at Columbia. She is currently concluding her studies in the MLS program at Southern Connecticut State University. Serving as ITF/ Media […]

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Pushing the Limits: Web 2.0 and 21st Century Learning

Aimee Stoffel and Tanya Gray: Goodland, Kansas, USA Blog: http://ghs2-0.wikispaces.com Bio: Aimee is a high school media specialist in Goodland, Kansas and has worked with children in Kindergarten through high school on media and technology skills. She is a Discovery Educator and is a member of her district’s Lead Tech Team. Tanya Gray is a […]

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Overcoming Entropy

Louise Maine Punxsutawney, PA, USA Blog: http://hurricanemaine.blogspot.com Bio: Louise Maine is a biology teacher and a site reviewer for TeachersFirst. She was featured in Edutopia magazine on use of wikis (August/September 2008). Her conference presentations include class wiki use at the One-to-one Conference at Penn State University in April 2008, and featured as a model […]

Leading the Change
Current leadership models are inadequate for disruptive innovations

Scott McLeod, J.D., Ph.D. Ames, Iowa, USA Blog: http://www.dangerouslyirrelevant.org Bio: Scott McLeod, J.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Educational Administration Program at Iowa State University. He also is the Director of the UCEA Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education (CASTLE), the nation’s only center dedicated to the […]

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Beyond the Stacks: Using Emerging Technologies to Strengthen Teacher-librarian Leadership

Leading the ChangeBeyond the Stacks: Using Emerging Technologies to Strengthen Teacher-librarian Leadership Donna Desroches and Carlene Walter, the Disruptive Innovators, were the 2008 recipients of the Canadian Library Association; Angela Thacker Memorial Award for their contributions to the field of teacher-librarianship. Donna DesRoches North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada Blog: http://classroomtechtips.wordpress.com Bio: Donna DesRoches is the Learning […]