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Educational LeadershipFebruary 2019The Tech-Savvy SchoolVolume 76, Number 5
12 Sparking Student Agency with TechnologyWill RichardsonWhy should kids have to wait until after school to do amazing things with technology?
20 Smart Classroom-Tech IntegrationLiz KolbBy asking the right questions, school leaders can coach teachers to use technology to drive deeper learning.
26 Creating a Shared VisionRichard CulattaHow one district reworked a failed ed-tech strategy to transform learning.
30 Teaching Our Way to Digital EquityJustin ReichHow can educators ensure that technology-rich learning experiences aren’t restricted to the most privileged students?
36 “I Can See It!” Math Understanding Through Virtual RealityShannon Putman and Lateefah Id-DeenLetting students engage with materials in a virtual environment can enhance math learning.
41 New RealitiesJaime DonallyVirtual and augmented reality programs can provide uniquely immersive personalized learning experiences.
48 Making Magic at “High-Tech Hogwarts”Sarah McKibben, with Photos by Kevin DavisHow an inner-city charter school is using technology to reimagine teaching and learning.
55 In Tech Rollouts, Don’t Forget the TeachersCatlin TuckerBefore launching a schoolwide technology initiative, leadership must build a sustainable professional learning infrastructure.
60 Protective MeasuresLinnette AttaiSchool ed-tech initiatives are only as cool as the data-privacy safeguards that undergird them.
64 It’s Not About the ToolsRohit Mehta, Danah Henriksen, and Joshua M. RosenbergEd-tech training needs to go beyond specific tools and enable teachers with an adaptable, creative mindset.
70 Assistive Technology: Promises FulfilledKyle RedfordFrom a teacher’s perspective, assistive technology should be the starting point of school ed-tech strategies.
75 Big Tech, Little Change?Simon RodbergTechnology doesn’t change much in schools unless educators can push past convention.
7 Reader’s Guide/Getting Smarter About Ed TechAnthony Rebora
82 Show & Tell: A Video Column/The Micro-Teaching AdvantageDouglas Fisher and Nancy FreyVideotaping a teacher’s practice makes for a better debrief, more learning.
84 Leading Together/Tuning in to Teachers’ VoicesJill Harrison BergIf a teacher talks in a forest and no one hears, does she make a sound?
86 Confronting Inequity/No More “Waiting on 16”H. Richard Milner IVHonor students’ experiences to curb the school pushout problem.
88 One to Grow On/Diving Beneath the SurfaceCarol Ann TomlinsonUsing ed tech effectively requires a second-order change.
90 ASCD Policy Priorities/Start 2019 with Advocacy!David GriffithIt’s not too late for educators to make some important New Year’s resolutions.
4 Readers React
80 Educational Leadership 2019–20 Issue Themes
91 Index to Advertisers
92 Tell Me AboutReaders share how they make sure technology isn't a distraction in the classroom.
94 ASCD Community in Action
96 EL TakeawaysTech-Savvy Thoughts on Education
EL ONLINE EXCLUSIVES
The School Librarian: Your Ultimate Digital ResourceDoug JohnsonExpectations for teachers to use technology well are rising. Where to look for help? Try a school librarian.
Alice in Tech WonderlandJennifer WaldvogelFor teachers, blended learning can be a transformational trip worth taking.
Video: Going Over the TapeTwo math teachers demonstrate the use of video to improve teaching practice,