As the role of technology in schools continues to evolve and expand, principals will need to be at the forefront of innovation as well as continuously tend to equity and instructional leadership. The articles in this issue of Principal magazine provide a forward-looking overview of school technology leadership—from comprehensive topics like digital equity to specific strategies like using digital badges to motivate students.
Postscript: Thriving in an Ever-Changing WorldRead More
By Gail Connelly Principal, March/April 2017 It was 1898. Automobiles were replacing horse-drawn carriages. Great empires were building and…
Speaking Out: Cross Over the Digital DivideRead More
By Andre Benito Mountain Principal, March/April 2017
Best Practices: From Deficit to DistinguishedRead More
By Taj Jensen and Christine Kelly Principal, March/April 2017 The community of Tillicum covers 10 square miles divided by…
It’s the Law: Student ConcussionsRead More
By Perry Zirkel Principal, March/April 2017
Innovation: Mission AccomplishedRead More
By Evelyn Cruz Principal, March/April 2017 As a school leader, any time you implement something new in your school—…
Design-Based School Improvement: A Practical Guide for EducatorsRead More
Rick Mintrop. Harvard Education Press, 2016, 272 pp.
Cool Things to Do If a Bully’s Bugging You: 50 Classroom Activities to Help Elementary StudentsRead More
Catherine DePino. Rowman & Littlefield, 2016, 113 pp.
Parents & Schools: It’s Your Call: Share Positive FeedbackRead More
By Dana Boyd Principal, March/April 2017 Educators often struggle to develop meaningful relationships with parents. It’s not uncommon to…
Practitioner’s Corner: One-on-One CoachingRead More
By Brigid M. Burke and Sheri R. Long Principal, March/April 2017
Member Spotlight: Illinois Principal Leverages Sports BackgroundRead More
Principal, March/April 2017 Kathy A. Melton Principal Lowell Elementary School Wheaton, Illinois
Snapshots: March/April 2017Read More
Can Positive Attitudes Impact Achievement? Many educators are increasingly aware of race: how it impacts student achievement and how…
From the Editor: Back to the FutureRead More
By Kaylen Tucker Principal, March/April 2017
The Power of FocusRead More
It’s all about prioritizing to achieve simple, inexorable school improvement.
Legal EaglesRead More
Embrace the law to improve your leadership.
Let PE Teachers Play a Leading RoleRead More
When it comes to social-emotional learning instruction, don’t overlook the PE teacher as the one to take charge.
Twitter Chats Made SimpleRead More
New to Twitter chats? Learn the basics with this guide.
Going Digital With BadgesRead More
Badges offer educators and students new ways to demonstrate and reward achievement.
Tech Integration, One Room at a TimeRead More
Furnish a model classroom with tech tools to create a hub of experimentation.
Everyone Has a Role to Play in Safeguarding Student DataRead More
How students’ personal information is used and protected should guide the use of digital teaching tools.
Digital Equity: The Civil Rights Issue of Our TimeRead More
Students deserve equal access to digital resources—anywhere, anytime.