Associate Professor of Educational Leadership Studies, University of Kentucky.
Interests include P-12 technology leadership, design thinking, research methods. Specialist in the design and prototyping of innovations in educational organizations. Co-founder of the OpenEye Group, an international consultancy focused on shortening time-to-impact in the social sector. Formerly associate director for assessment and research at the Stanford Learning Lab; director of evaluation at the Stanford Center for Innovations in Learning.
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A teacher friend of mine wrote me recently. She said that her school was working on bringing in iPads for grades six and seven next year and asked if I […]
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One evening last week I attended Tech Night at my daughter’s elementary school. Sponsored by the Parent Teacher Association (PTA), it’s an evening designed to bring parents of the school’s […]
It is widely accepted that educational leadership has great influence on student outcomes, and effective leaders can bring about positive changes even to troubled schools. Leadership is second only to […]