DAILY INSIGHT: Communications Checklist for 21st-Century School Leaders “Communication is the real work of leadership.” Nitin Nohria By Nancy Caramanico, CIO Advisor As education experiences reform and change, good communication from school leaders is more important than ever. Visionary Leadership - Inspire and Lead for development of a shared vision for technology integration _Do you often share the vision for 21st Century change and improvement at your school and explain technology's role in supporting this? Digital Age Culture - Create, Promote and Sustain a dynamic, digital age learning culture _Do you highlight technology trends and their impact on the school, teachers and students? Excellence in Professional Practice - Lead by example. _Are professional development goals and offerings well communicated? Systemic Improvement - Provide digital age leadership and management _Do you share goals and give project updates on technology related projects? Digital Citizenship _Is the Responsible/Acceptable Use Policy for Technology clearly communicated? Come Again.
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