Matt Harris, Ed.D. -- International EdTech Specialist

Continuous Assessment vs Final Examination: Assessing the impact of new testing strategies – EduTechAsia 2016

Continuous Assessment vs Final Examination: Assessing the impact of new testing strategies – EduTechAsia 2016

[PDF] Continuous Assessment vs Final Examination: Assessing the impact of new testing strategies In this presentation, I discuss the elements of formative and summative assessments in education. I outlined the major features of each type of assessment, when they could be used, and the data that comes out of each. This presentation was delivered at the EduTechAsia 2016 conference.

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How Has Educational Technology Changed the Way we Learn? – JoomlaLMS Blog

How Has Educational Technology Changed the Way we Learn? – JoomlaLMS Blog

How Has Educational Technology Changed the Way we Learn? I had the honor of being interviewed on Educational Technology by JoomaLMS as part of their Expert Interview Series.  We talked about the impacts of technology on the ways students learn and how teachers teach. I found the questions to be quite thought provoking…I hope you find the same of my answers. To view the full […]

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Top Experts Predict What Will Transform ELearning in 2017

Top Experts Predict What Will Transform ELearning in 2017

Click here to read the full blog post on eLearning in 2017. I had the honor of being interviewed by the JoomlaLMS eLearning Blog for my thoughts on the future of eLearning and EdTech in the coming year. I talked about the role of the device in the age of cloud computing and the focus on STEM, specifically as it applies to girls. Please take […]

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EdTech and Its Impact on Learning

EdTech and Its Impact on Learning

If the preview doesn’t load, click here to view the video on YouTube. This VLOG post outlines the major value of Educational Technology (EdTech) on teaching and learning. I discuss the impact of EdTech on our assumptions around learning and the need to account for and redefine assessment. Source: The EdTech Vlog by Matt Harris, Ed.D.

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Embedding Digital Citizenship School-wide Including Integration Across All Subjects and Grade Levels – EARCOS 16

Embedding Digital Citizenship School-wide Including Integration Across All Subjects and Grade Levels – EARCOS 16

[PDF] Embedding Digital Citizenship School-wide Including Integration Across All Subjects and Grade Levels – EARCOS 16 In this session, we discuss integrating Digital Citizenship across subjects, grades, and year levels school-wide. We talk about leveraging Common Sense Media to certify teachers as Digital Citizenship Educators as a way of creating common language around Digital Citizenship across the school. This session was presented at the EARCOS […]

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Using the ISTE Standards to Develop Program and Capacity Among Your Teachers – NESA 2016

Using the ISTE Standards to Develop Program and Capacity Among Your Teachers – NESA 2016

[PDF] Using the ISTE Standards to Develop Program and Capacity Among Your Teachers – NESA 2016 In this 3 hour workshop, we delve into the teaching and learning elements of Educational Technology then use the ISTE teacher and student standards to design program and capacity amongst teachers in international schools. This session was presented at the NESA conference, 2016.

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Using Data and Developing Data Systems in International Schools – NESA 2016

Using Data and Developing Data Systems in International Schools – NESA 2016

[PDF] 2016 NESA – Using Data and Developing Data Systems in International Schools In this session, we explore the definition and value of school data, then talk about it uses in data based decision making. The session concludes with a discussion about data system design and workflows. Presented at the NESA Fall Leadership Conference, 2016.

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Using the ISTE Standards to Develop Leadership Capacity in International Schools – NESA 2016

Using the ISTE Standards to Develop Leadership Capacity in International Schools – NESA 2016

[PDF] Using the ISTE Standards to Develop Leadership Capacity in International Schools – NESA 2016 In this session, we discuss improving educational leadership in international schools in the Digital Age by using the ISTE Standards for Administrators. Presented at the NESA Fall Leadership Conference, 2016.

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The Three Key Elements of EdTech Success in International Schools

The Three Key Elements of EdTech Success in International Schools

If you search the Internet, you’ll innumerable articles about factors for success in Educational Technology programs. These are contextualized for school districts, Ministry of Education schools, and private schools serving local populations. They often talk about about funding and environmental conditions or buy-in and visioning. I would suggest that as you look into developing your EdTech programs in international schools you investigate these resources. There […]

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AnakAnakDigital (Kids and Technology) on MetroTV News Indonesia

AnakAnakDigital (Kids and Technology) on MetroTV News Indonesia

Anak Anak Digital on MetroTV News Indonesia MetroTV News in Indonesia (similar to CNN) has a weekly program call 360 (like 60 minutes) where they investigate various topics in Jakarta and around Indonesia. In this segment, they look at the use of technology by students for learning. They visited a local Indonesian school and my school, the British School of Jakarta. They used our school […]

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