Distributed Leadership for learning and teaching is a leadership approach in which collaborative working is undertaken between individuals who trust and respect each other’s contribution. It occurs as a result of an open culture within and across an institution. . . .It happens most effectively when people at all levels engage in action, accepting leadership in their particular areas of expertise. --- (Jones, Harvey, Lefoe, Ryland 2013, p.21).
|Science Teacher Sara McGavin troubleshoots with iWizards|
After the teachers chose Schoology they helped introduced the product to their peers and delivered the rationale for changing Subsequently these same teachers conducted all of our professional development and training for Schoology.
|August iPad Orientation led by the iWizards|
Consequently, we are asking the iWizards to assess all of our current apps. And at our next meeting we will ask them to pitch new ones. This is another great example of distributive leadership which has come to characterize decision making within our technology program.
*All students own a "Mercy iPad" which is pre-loaded with a set of instructional and personal productivity apps.