Welcome to VA, where I share helpful, actionable, and inspirational content to help academics create original research in the field of educational administration + leadership.
Whether you're a student, a teacher, or administrator, you want new & creative resources to improve the study and practice of the age-old field of educational administration + leadership. And you, my friend, have come to the right place. Are you ready to learn new skills, embrace technology in new ways you never thought possible, and think creatively? Good. Let's get started.
The Embelgasse School of Administration: Teaching and Learning Spaces and The Administrative Aesthetic
10 min read
We have a lot to learn from the built environment. Buildings built for educational purposes convey meaning through structure and form, and none more so than the Embelgasse School of Administration. Located in Vienna City, Austria, this school was built by AllesWirdGut architects to educate future public administrators. I chose to highlight the Embelgasse School of Administration in this blog post because I think there is a lot we can learn as educational administration + leadership researchers about the aesthetic of our teaching and learning spaces and the insight they provide into our everyday lives…
Bloom’s New Digital Taxonomy: A Framework for Improving Educational Administrator Preparation Programs
5 min read
How can we improve administrator preparation programs? It might seem like a daunting question, and one that’s hard to solve in a single blog post, although I do have some ideas. I recently learned about Bloom’s Taxonomy in school, and more importantly, a newly revised version in which technology is incorporated to support students creating original work…
The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Writing an Educational Administration + Leadership Research Paper
5 min read
As a graduate student, I spent hours on the Internet looking for tips to try to improve my writing skills and make my educational administration + leadership research papers more persuasive. But if I’m being honest? A lot of the tips I read online were contradictory and confusing. Worse still, I never knew if I was completely missing the point with my own essays…