The 7 Blogs Every Educational Administrator Should Follow

The 7 Blogs Every Educational Administrator Should Follow

 

As the educational administrator in charge of leading your school, you’re constantly seeking new ideas for improving your institution and helping your students learn better.

Following blogs in the educational sector is a wonderful way to learn about new  innovations, creative ideas and different methods of management that are being enacted by other administrators in the field. It’s also an ideal platform for exchanging ideas with your peers.

Here are 7 of the best blogs to follow for an educational administrator:

A Principal’s Reflections

Eric Sheninger’s reflections on what it means to be an an effective administrator and leader have won his blogs several awards, including  “Best Administrator Blog” and the “EDTECH Leadership Award.” His thoughts on integrating technology and educational policies are also well worth reading.

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Connected Principals

This blog is a collection of contributions from school administrators across the globe, sharing their ideas about education, motivation and the principles that guide them in meeting the needs of their students.

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Michael Smith’s Principals Page

Michael Smith is a Superintendent in Tuscola, Illinois, who began this blog as a way to drive traffic to www.PrincipalsPage.com, and on the way he discovered a knack for blogging. Through his blog Michael shares some of this experiences as an administrator and his thoughts on education. The humorous writing style makes this blog a fun stop for anyone interested in the trials and tribulations of a school administrator, though the helpful tips will makes this an educational visit as well.

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Eduwonk

Keep up-to-date on education policy and politics affecting U.S. education, with this blog from Andrew J. Rotherham, Co-founder and Partner at Bellwether Education Partners.

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Emerging EdTech

Kelly Walsh is the CIO at The College of Westchester in White Plains, NY and in this blog he shares his passion for teaching, technology and finding ways to improve learning by combing the two. This is a great blog for administrators that are interested in how technology can be effectively be used in the classroom.

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SchneiderB

After the stock market crash of 2008 Brendan Schneider, the Director of Admission & Financial Aid at Sewickley Academy, committed himself to learning everything he could about inbound marketing in order to increase his school’s enrollment. In this blog, Brendan shares what he has learned about using social media and inbound marketing to promote educational institutions and attract more students.

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Education Week

The Education Week website hosts a collection of blogs that address nearly every topic related to education, from technology and law to global learning. Contributions are received from educators across the spectrum and administrator visiting this site are sure to pick up some valuable information.

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