Data Use, Technology, and Educational Leadership

Tag Archives: Leadership

Shifting the Focus to People

This month’s issue of Principal features this article, which I co-authored with Ann Allwarden (a practicing school principal) and Jeff Wayman (an expert in educational data use, data systems, and a long-time … Continue reading

April 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Yeah, but is Twitter actually professional development?

There’s a lot of hype around Twitter and PLNs. But is the learning real? Does it make a difference in how we do our jobs? The Journal of Educational Administration has … Continue reading

March 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

New Lessons on Leading for Districts for #EdTech and #EdData Use

In today’s mail: the December issue of Journal of School Leadership, which features my recent article, Assumptions, Strategies, and Organization: Central Office Implementation of Computer Data Systems. It tells the stories of … Continue reading

January 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

What’s up with the research on Twitter?

Every once in while, I’ll get pinged with an inquiry about my research on administrators’ use of Twitter. It occurs to me that a lot of it is still “under … Continue reading

August 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

What does “leadership for data use” look like?

I’m teaching a class entitled “Using Data and Evidence for School Improvement” to an group of aspiring school leaders. Last night, I closed class by asking students to illustrate what “leadership … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Are Leaders Prepared to “Pass the Test” on Data Use?

I don’t think any other state is doing this yet. Massachusetts is requiring that aspiring school leaders demonstrate their skills at using data for decision making as a part of … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

My latest Twitter #Edresearch (under review)

Last week I submitted another academic journal article about educators’ uses of Twitter. I promptly celebrated by going to the beach. Here’s the abstract, a quick overview of what will … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · 1 Comment