The Tenets of Educational Technology Leadership: MANAGEMENT

The Tenets of Educational Technology Leadership: MANAGEMENT

The Tenets of Educational Technology Leadership: MANAGEMENT If the preview doesn’t load, click here to view the video on YouTube. This video is part of a series of VLOG entries related to Educational Technology Leadership. I discuss the qualities and areas of focus for managerial skills in the EdTech context. I cover HR management, financial management and budgeting, vendor relations, negotiations, and more. The tenets […]

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The Tenets of Educational Technology Leadership: LEADERSHIP

The Tenets of Educational Technology Leadership: LEADERSHIP

The Tenets of Educational Technology Leadership: LEADERSHIP If the preview doesn’t load, click here to view the video on YouTube. This video is part of a series of VLOG entries related to Educational Technology Leadership. I discuss the need for leadership skills in the EdTech context from having presence and confidence to communication, visioning, and growth of team members. I offer a few resources to […]

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The Tenets of Educational Technology Leadership: INTRODUCTION

The Tenets of Educational Technology Leadership: INTRODUCTION

The Tenets of Educational Technology Leadership: INTRODUCTION If the preview doesn’t load, click here to view the video on YouTube. This introductory video is the first in a series of VLOG entries related to Educational Technology Leadership. The tenets of EdTech Leadership are Leadership, Management, Information Technology, Educational Technology, Systemic Thinking, and Professional Learner Source: The EdTech Vlog by Matt Harris, Ed.D.

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TIEOnline: Digital Branding is Key for Professional Growth

TIEOnline: Digital Branding is Key for Professional Growth

I had the pleasure of writing a featured article for The International Educator, a worldwide publication for international schools. My article, Digital Branding is Key for Professional Growth, discusses the professional learning value teachers will find when they engage in sharing via social media and the need for them to own their digital identities in those spaces. Click here to read the full article (subscription […]

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The Tenets of Educational Technology Leadership

The Tenets of Educational Technology Leadership

EdTech leadership, worldwide, is a growing market. The complexity of schools, the challenges of modern learning, the ever-changing nature of technology, and the perpetual need for leaders in education has created an opportunity. However, success in EdTech leadership requires a set of skills and competencies that span more areas than you’ll find in most educational leadership positions and perhaps leadership in other fields as well. […]

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Technology in Schools Offers Potential Not Promise

Technology in Schools Offers Potential Not Promise

I have been working in the Educational Technology field for around 15 years now. I have worked with schools, organizations, and Ministries/Departments of Education on 5 continents. In all the jobs I have had and the schools with whom I have worked, I have refused to promise impact when we talk about EdTech. Never do I guarantee improved test scores or increase learning aptitude. What […]

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Becoming the Next ISTE Board Chair

Becoming the Next ISTE Board Chair

This past weekend, I was handed the gavel as the next Chair of the Board of Directors for the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). ISTE, for those who don’t know, stewards the standards of technology infused learning, brings together all those interested in EdTech, and holds the most impactful practitioner conference on Technology and Learning in the world. As the ISTE board, we […]

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Free iBook: Digital Branding for Educators

Free iBook: Digital Branding for Educators

[iBook] Digital Branding for Educators – A Guide for Meaningful Online Collaboration and Professional Learning Meaningful online collaboration is a keystone of professional learning for educators. To fully engage in this learning teachers need to share their work and establish a digital brand to reach the most appropriate audience. Beyond discussing the tenets of digital branding for educators, the book discusses using a variety of […]

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Essential Characteristics for Educational Technology (#EdTech) Success

Essential Characteristics for Educational Technology (#EdTech) Success

Essential Characteristics for Educational Technology (#EdTech) Success In this Vlog post, I draw upon my work as an EdTech professional and my work with schools to talk about the essential characteristics needed for teachers to be successful with technology for learning. I don’t discuss specific technologies or training, but rather skills and attitudes. Source: The EdTech Vlog by Matt Harris, Ed.D.

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Digital Branding for Educators

Digital Branding for Educators

Digital Branding for Educators In this #EdTech Vlog post, I restart my vlog posts for Connected Educator Month and discuss Professional Learning for teachers through online discussions and posting and the need to create a digital brand. All educators should own their brand to ensure they are maximizing their collaborations, owning their message, and reaching the right audience. Source: The EdTech Vlog by Matt Harris, […]

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