Administrative Resources

Connected Principals - This blog is the collected thoughts of school administrators that want to share best practices in education.

Generation YES Blog - Thoughts About Empowering Students with Technology.

Keeping Kids First - Kelly Hines' blog about doing what is best for children.

Leadership 21 - Disruptive and Transformative Leadership for the 21st Century.

Simple K12 - A Teacher Learning Community helping you succeed in the 21st century.

Rubicon - The highly customizable curriculum management tool supported by your partners at Rubicon.

Leadership Productivity - A LiveBinder (digital three-ring binder) offering resources to assist in being a more productive leader.

Technology Integration Matrix - A video resource supporting the full integration of technology.

Consortium for School Networking's Leadership Initiatives - The premier professional association for school district technology leaders.

Participatory Learning: Leadership and Policy - An administrator's guide to collaborative tools in K-12 education.

Zen Habits - A digital version of Leo Babauta's Focus, which is about finding simplicity in this Age of Distraction.

The Tempered Radical - A noteworthy blog updated regularly by a North Carolina Regional Teacher of the Year.

American Association of School Administrators - AASA is your advocate, with the resources you need to support all of your initiatives.

The Heart of Innovation - 25 Awesome Quotes on Creativity. Idea Champions is a consulting and training company dedicated to awakening and nurturing the spirit of innovation.

US DOE Technology Plan - U.S. Department of Education Finalized National Education Technology Plan.

U.S. Department of Education - The title says it all.

Indiana Department of Education - Ditto.

Leadership 2.0 - An article on leaders with vision and genuine insight.

ASCD Edge - A Professional Networking Community for Educators.

Students will... - Revised Bloom's Taxonomy.

Six Things - Six ideas to brighten up your staff room.

Education Week - Contains articles on all things education.

Edutopia - What works in education. Also check out Edutopia's digital generation.

The Teacher's Hub - Helping Teachers Integrate Web 2.0

Connected Learning Community - An article on how to develop a connected learning community.

Tech & Learning - All things relating to educational technology integration.

Helping Our Schools - Helping teachers acquire needed resource materials through grants, funding, and other.

Nine Questions - Nine Questions for Reflective School Reform Leaders.

Copy Paste - A blog dedicated to relinquishing responsibility for learning to the students.

Free 21st Century Classroom Project - Principals, download a FREE 21st Century Classroom Project PLUS to discover how to increase student performance.

19 Top Ideas An archived article from Connected Principals that contains 19 Top Ideas for Education in Drive.

The #bhschat Daily - Daily updates on educational technology as shared by 15 people on Twitter.

The Principal of Change - Stories of learning and leading.

Discipline Help - The Master Teacher is the Leading Provide of Continuous Professional Development.

The Power of the Professional Learning Network - A LiveBinder that explains the power of creating and maintaining a professional learning network.
Apps for Principals - A guide for using iPad, iPod touch, and iTunes for K-12 teaching and learning.
How Students Use Technology to Cheat - An article that describes several ways in which students use technology to cheat and ways to combat the cheating.
John Spence - Spence's blog helps to make the very complex...awesomely simple. Be sure to read his post on how Meetings do NOT = Results!
Mr. Keenan - Mr. Keenan's blog includes a post discussing the five traits of 21st Century Educational Leadership.
School CIO - A list of the top eight technology resources for school leaders.
Jamie Oliver's Healthy School Dinners - An article that highlights how Jamie Oliver's healthy school dinners continue to boost learning.
Brainy Quote - An index of quotes that can be searched by topic or type of author.

Commencement Speeches - Humanity.org's index of famous commencement speeches. Includes tips for writing a commencement speech.
Practical Theory - Chris Lehmann's blog includes Daily Walkthroughs with GoogleApps and the iPad.
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