School leaders as ‘learning engineers’


School leaders must become “learning engineers,” write Rick Hess and Bror Saxberg in Breakthrough Leadership in the Digital Age: Using Learning Science to Reboot Schooling.

“Learning engineers” are “creative thinkers who redefine their problems and design new ways to better serve kids’ success.”

It’s not enough to introduce technology, they write. School leaders must rethink “schools, systems, and classrooms” to make effective use of digital  learning tools.

 

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