Educational Technology Success Grows From Purpose Not Need or Want – CIS Affiliated Consultant Spotlight

Educational Technology Success Grows From Purpose Not Need or Want – CIS Affiliated Consultant Spotlight

I had the honor of writing an article for the Council of International Schools (CIS) Affiliated Consultant Spotlight series. My article, Educational Technology Success Grows From Potential Not Need or Want, was published on the CIS website and shared with CIS accredited and affiliated schools around the globe. Visit here to view my CIS Affiliated Consultant bio and registration. Visit here view the rest of […]

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Digital Citizenship Integration Across the Whole School

Digital Citizenship Integration Across the Whole School

As we know, technology integration into learning is pervasive in a large number of schools around the world. For those schools who have not embraced technology or are early in their journeys, technology is still ubiquitous in the world that students inhabit. However, a majority of our technology efforts focus on teaching and learning, which specific attention on classroom based learning activities. This has led […]

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EdTech and Its Impact on Learning

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 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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Protected: Being an EdTech Leader – 2016 21st Century Learning Conference Hong Kong

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Ep. 18: #Edtech Talk With ISTE Board Chair | TeachThought

Ep. 18: #Edtech Talk With ISTE Board Chair | TeachThought

I had the pleasure of being interview by Drew Perkins at TeachThought about being Chair of the ISTE Board, Educational Technology leadership, and the ins and out of EdTech in international schools. Here is the tagline:Drew Perkins talks with Dr. Matt Harris about his work as the new Board Chair of ISTE, the refreshed ISTE Standards, teaching internationally and the integration of technology in teaching and […]

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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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#CE15: International Schools and Educational Technology

As part Connected Educator Month (#CE15) Dr. Rod Berger recently interviewed me on my experiences moving from the US to the International School system and my views on Educational Technology outside the US. Listen as we talk about some of the unique features of #EdTech in International Schools. Here is the interview description: Matt Harris, Ed.D recently moved from Singapore to Jakarta to serve as […]

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