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For Vendors

Leadership: The Listener and the Talker

“MOST PEOPLE DO NOT LISTEN WITH THE INTENT TO UNDERSTAND, THEY LISTEN WITH THE INTENT TO REPLY." --Steven Covey   Colin Smith and I meet, virtually, every few weeks and talk about poli...

Mac Bogert

For Vendors

Distributed Leadership: Defeat the Peter Principle, Retain Employees, and Grow Your Company

What if your employees could stay in a job they love, in which they’re thriving, and in which they’re making a significant impact on the broader organization? The “ Peter Principle ” makes the...

Ross Romano

For Vendors

Attention Company Executives: Practice Compassionate and Authentic Leadership (on Yourself)

We leaders are under tremendous pressure, not only to do the work of the organization but also to care for those who do the work alongside us. For that reason, our days are long, and the task li...

Tamara Fyke

Industry News

IMS Global Learning Consortium Announces 2017 Award Winners

Top Honors for Leadership and Innovation Presented at Annual Event for the World’s Largest Educational Technology Collaboration

The LC Staff

Video

Leadership & Model Shifts

In this Special Guest Educator Speaker series, Scott Spector, Coordinator of Innovation and Academic Events in the Santa Barbara County Education Office shares some of the challenges and solutio...

The LC Staff

Video

Northeast - Local Panel of Administrators: “Our Digital Transition”

In what is certainly one of the most popular segments of our digital transition events, we bring a local panel of administrators together for a wide-ranging, no-holds-barred discussion about the...

The LC Staff

Perspective

Conversations Over Computations

I recently had the pleasure of finishing Robert Harris’s  Pompeii , a terrific novel set in 79 AD. The plot covers engineering, physics, politics, corruption, love and redemption. In the final p...

Mac Bogert

Thoughts

Defining Leadership in a Time of Chaos

“True Leadership only exists if people follow when they have the freedom not to.” --Jim Collins   What does leadership look like? When I was doing leadership work with DLA (Defense...

Mac Bogert

Thoughts

Leadership Requires Relationship Technology

TANSTAAFL The industrial revolutions—mid 18 th century, again in the early 19 th century— arrived on waves of new technology. The invention of the steam engine and the sewing machine trans...

Mac Bogert

Perspective

Let’s Get (Educationally) Personal

Part 2: The Challenges for Education Leaders and Teachers to Personalize Learning

LeiLani Cauthen, CEO and Publisher

Event News

11 School Districts Honored for their Digital Transition Strategies

Annual Gathering celebrated innovation in teaching and learning and brought together ed-tech executives to set new goals for 2018

Cebron Walker, Editor

Perspective

What is Systems Thinking in Education?

Leadership Versus the Classroom, A Paradigm Shift

LeiLani Cauthen, CEO and Publisher

Ideas

Time to "Amazon-Up" in Education

Educators and Students with Infinite Choice

LeiLani Cauthen, CEO & Publisher

Perspective

Free is Like a Puppy—OER Part 2

Three Design Issues of Open Education Resources (OER)

LeiLani Cauthen, CEO & Publisher

Event News

Shifting Pedagogy in Orange County, CA

Executives in SoCal Discuss Sustainable Transformation

Learning Counsel Staff

Perspective

The Slow Burn of Rome (Education)

Questioning the status quo of the education empire

LeiLani Cauthen, CEO & Publisher

Perspective

Is Your School Culture Toxic?

Tom Murray on Dynamic Leadership and Letting Teachers Take Risks

Learning Counsel Staff

Perspective

Why Ed-Tech Reps are Not Selling

An insider view of the education market for educators and vendors

LeiLani Cauthen, CEO & Publisher

Event News

Palo Alto Educators Talk Systemic Changes for True Transformation

Leadership gets real, collaborates around what it takes to shift from the top down

The LC Staff

Spotlight

Accomplishing Mastery in a Digital Age

Innovation Chief of Shelby County Schools shares their personalized learning strategy and how the system is being transformed

Cebron Walker, Editor-in-Chief

Perspective

Keys to Digital Education Success

The final installment on the traps that can block a digital transition strategy

LeiLani Cauthen

Featured Papers

The Learning Counsel presents journals, papers and briefs on critical topics in Digital Education.

Most will require registration in order to access them, but they are all free.

Three Near-Term Innovation Areas for K12
K12 human resources are crucial to utilizing the cloud successfully. Roles and responsibilities have all changed dramatically since the start of the pandemic, and a new trend to move to core co...
An Essential Audio Ingredient in Today’s Accessible Learning Environments
Today’s learning environments have changed markedly from just a couple years ago, prior to the pandemic. Tech devices are comprehensively in both the student and teacher hands, but are they missin...
The Gaps Remaining for District Digital Transition
Most administrators know there are still gaps remaining in their school or district’s digital transition. Recent studies including the 2021 Digital Transition Surveys for Administrators and Teache...
5 Steps to Fixing the Hidden Traffic of Records Management Overwhelming Schools
How come digital processes seem easier but are often harder to manage? A major shift to digital teaching and learning in schools has developed an additional digital traffic load for teachers and f...
From Chaos to Learning Recovery: Going from Manual-Digital All the Way to Efficiency
Seeing the Levels of Chaos Helps Anchor Bringing Order Schools and districts that recently lost 4 percent of students to alternatives continued to lose students in 2021 at an accelerated pace (no...
Hybrid Logistics Security
Your district is a brand, and your network security helps power its reputation. With the accelerated move to hybrid learning environments over the past year, school districts across the nation are...