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Darryl Joiner

Leaders must be the change they want to see

09/25/2019

Topics: ISTE Standards for Education Leaders

Last February, during a meeting with a group of middle school students, I was asked why I chose a career in education.

I shared that there was never a point in my education when I liked school, and that…

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All in! 4 leaders share how a districtwide vision led to transformation

06/17/2019

Topics: Education leadership, ISTE Standards for Education Leaders

Too often, tech integration is driven by innovative teachers working alone in classrooms, tech directors and coordinators with too many teachers to adequately serve, or a single school that becomes the showcase…

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A new framework for digital age leadership

A new framework for digital age leadership

06/19/2018

Topics: ISTE Standards for Education Leaders

Individual teachers have been using technology to transform education for decades. But to scale those transformations and meet the learning needs of all students requires education leaders who are visionary, adaptable and thoughtful about managing change, and who model lifelong learning.

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3 ways the Education Leader Standards develop empowered leaders

3 ways the Education Leader Standards develop empowered leaders

12/19/2018

Topics: ISTE Standards for Education Leaders

In 2015, the Los Angeles Unified School District embarked on a mission to re-imagine instructional practice in the digital age. As part of that effort, the district created the Instructional Technology Initiative (ITI) with the aim of ensuring that schools use technology to differentiate and…

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ISTE's Leader Standards can guide whole-district transformation

ISTE's Leader Standards can guide whole-district transformation

06/24/2018

Topics: Education leadership, ISTE Standards for Education Leaders, Student empowerment

Working in the nation’s second largest school district requires the collaboration and calibration of thousands of students, teachers and administrators. With the adoption of the refreshed ISTE Standards for Students,…

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