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

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

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 […]

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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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The Tenets of Educational Technology Leadership: EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

The Tenets of Educational Technology Leadership: EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

The Tenets of Educational Technology Leadership: EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY 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. In this video, I talk about the need to understand Technology for Learning, or EdTech, in schools. I cover the pedagogic and curriculum skills needed to use digital resources […]

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A Need for International EdTech Best Practices/Approaches/Conditions

A Need for International EdTech Best Practices/Approaches/Conditions

I have been churning on this one for a while. In my travels and my work with international schools around Asia, I have found that the needs of non-US schools, teachers, curricula, and pedagogies are just not being met. There is something unique about our situation that requires a special set of best practices specifically tailored for international school environments. You’ll notice that I didn’t […]

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The Tenets of Educational Technology Leadership: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT)

The Tenets of Educational Technology Leadership: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT)

The Tenets of Educational Technology Leadership: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) 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. In this video, I talk about the need to understand Information Technology in schools. I cover the six key areas of IT you need to be versed in […]

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TIEOnline: Digital Citizenship as a Bridge to Contemporary Teaching and Learning

TIEOnline: Digital Citizenship as a Bridge to Contemporary Teaching and Learning

I had the pleasure of writing a featured article for The International Educator, a worldwide publication for international schools. My article, Digital Citizenship as a Bridge to Contemporary Teaching and Learning, outlines how the focal areas of Digital Citizenship can be used to connect contemporary skills with traditional content based learning. Click here to read the full article (subscription required).

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ASCD In Service: Culture Difference And My Leadership Style

ASCD In Service: Culture Difference And My Leadership Style

Culture Difference and My Leadership Style. I had the honor of writing a guest blog post for the ASCD In Service blog. They asked for a piece on lessons learned in educational leadership practice. I wrote a piece where I talk about developing my leadership style while embracing cultural differences. Click here to read the full post.

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