Principals share advice, HBCU vets join forces: The week's most-read education news
This week, Education Dive rolled out coverage from the National Association of Secondary School Principals' 2016 Ignite conference, taking a look at what seven principals wish they had known their first day as an administrator and three things connected educators do differently. Stay tuned in the coming weeks as we roll out more interviews and insight from principals and other administrators.
In higher ed, could the end of the term "online" in learning be nigh? Some say the model's maturation and other innovations are set to make delivery mode irrelevant when discussing education.
Additionally, the week saw veteran HBCU chiefs John Garland, Sidney Ribeau, and Dorothy Cowser Yancy join forces to launch TM2 Education Search, a firm focused on helping the nation's black institutions curate a pool of qualified future leaders.
Be sure to check out our look at the Shadow a Student Challenge and more in this week's most-read Education Dive posts!
- What 7 principals wish they knew their first day on the job: Several K-12 school leaders shared their thoughts at the NASSP's Ignite '16 conference in Orlando.
- 3 things connected educators do differently: Administrators Jimmy Casas and Jeff Zoul can attest to the impact of Twitter, but they say there's also more to being 'connected' than employing social media tricks.
- Ubiquitous learning could push the term 'online' out of education: Two top academic leaders from Penn State see the maturation of new learning models making delivery mode irrelevant.
- Shadow a Student Challenge puts educators in students' shoes for a day: The exercise is meant to help teachers and principals foster empathy and understanding of students' experiences.
- Former HBCU presidents launch search firm for higher ed leadership: The retired leaders plan to recruit and support strong candidates for historically black colleges and universities, pledging one year of leadership support to help in the transition.
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