"Leadership is no different today than it was years ago. The only difference is that style and focus need to change with the times if we are to accomplish the lofty task of preparing students for a dynamic world that is more social and connected as a result of technology.
Leading in a way that supports the status quo, standardization, outdated practices, and misconceptions related to technology, not only does a disservice to our students, but also renders our schools and profession as irrelevant." - Eric Sheninger
It’s time for the next generation of leadership.
Digital leadership is a strategic mindset and set of behaviors that leverages resources to create a meaningful, transparent, and engaging school culture. It takes into account recent changes such as ubiquitous connectivity, open-source technology, mobile devices, and personalization to dramatically shift how schools have been run and structured for over a century. Leading in education becomes exponentially powerful when using technology to your advantage.
Eric Sheninger—“Principal Twitter”—shares his Pillars of Digital Leadership to help readers
- Transform school culture by initiating sustainable change
- Use free social media tools to improve communication, enhance public relations and create a positive brand presence
- Integrate digital tools into the classroom to increase student engagement and achievement
- Facilitate professional learning and access new opportunities and resources
The time is now, whether you are a building level or teacher leader, to boldly move schools forward in the digital age.
“Digital Leadership is a great one-stop shopping place to learn about all the key ingredients you will need for success in the digital age. Comprehensive, clear, practical—get it and use it today!”
—Michael Fullan, Dean and Professor Emeritus
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, Canada
“This book is essential reading for any education leader trying to figure out how technology can strengthen schools—and what pitfalls to avoid.”
—Cindy Johanson, Executive Director
The George Lucas Educational Foundation
“Eric recognizes that ongoing professional development is the key to helping staff meet the challenges of the future. He shares how to leverage technology to build a strong school-based professional learning agenda.”
—Stephanie Hirsh, Executive Director
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