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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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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Don’t Wait to Share

Don’t Wait to Share

Don’t Wait to Share In this IGNITE session from #ISTE2015, I encourage teachers to share their #EdTech skills regardless of their abilities or aptitudes. Share something, anything, with anyone and you will reap benefits yourself. Further, encourage and support others in sharing what they have to offer…just don’t wait to do it. Source: The EdTech Vlog by Matt Harris, Ed.D.

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Are corporate certifications (ADE, GCE, MIE) valuable in EdTech?

Are corporate certifications (ADE, GCE, MIE) valuable in EdTech?

Are corporate certifications valuable? A few weeks ago, I posted a Vlog entry on the value of corporate certifications such as the Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) program, the Microsoft Innovative Education Expert (MIE) program, and the Google Certified Educator (GCT) program. (ADE, GCE, MIE) In response to that video, I had a few colleagues suggest that I write a blog post about the value of these […]

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What is the ISTE Board?

What is the ISTE Board?

What is the ISTE Board? I reflect on a recent ISTE Board Meeting held in Houston, Texas. I talk about the function of the board, our governance model, how we interact with the ISTE staff, and why I get so much out my work as a Board member. Source: The EdTech Vlog by Matt Harris, Ed.D.

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A Great EdTech Team is My Greatest Educational Technology Accomplishment

A Great EdTech Team is My Greatest Educational Technology Accomplishment

A Great EdTech Team is My Greatest Educational Technology Accomplishment A look at putting together and managing a great EdTech team is the most important element of a school/district’s Educational Technology Department Source: The EdTech Vlog by Matt Harris, Ed.D.

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About

About

“I want all schools to use technology successfully.” Welcome! My name is Matt Harris, Ed.D. and I am international educator living in Asia with deep passion around Educational Technology (EdTech). I work as an  administrator in international schools and I am international EdTech consultant, speaker, and author. I have committed my work towards helping international schools use technology successfully to improve learning, communications, and operations. […]

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My Work in EdTech

My Work in EdTech

My Work in EdTech A brief personal introduction on my work as an Educational Technology teacher, administrator, speaker, author, board member, and mentor. Source: The EdTech Vlog by Matt Harris, Ed.D.

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