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Put the Learning Before the Technology

“We’re getting tablets for the students!” Such a wonderful statement isn’t it? Think about the possibilities for the students. They’ll have access to personalized devices for use throughout the school day. Each device will be connected to the Internet which will provide access to a wealth of knowledge and information. And each device will be […]

Cybersecurity is Actually About People

We used to believe that schools were immune to the cyberattacks that plagued the rest of the world because our missions was honorable and our resources were seen as less valuable. I think we can all agree those days are behind us. Schools worldwide are equally as vulnerable to online attacks and being targeted just […]

Craig Kemp – Global Conversations – Building EdTech Capacity

In this episode of the Global Conversations series, we talk with Craig Kemp from Ignite EdTech. Craig is an international Related Posts:Use Technology to Make Global Classroom ConnectionsEdTech Success Grows From Purpose Not Need or WantThe Three Key Elements of EdTech Success in…Put the Learning Before the TechnologyConsulting ServicesFor long term success, EdTech needs to […]

Technology is the Circulatory System of the School

People often ask Tech Directors, “What exactly do you do?” The answer is of course incredibly complex, but in essence they keep the blood flowing to all the parts of the school. Let’s think of a school as a living organism (which in many ways it is). This organism is a community of people working […]

Tara Linney – Global Conversations – Girls in Coding

In this episode of the Global Conversations series, we talk with Tara Linney about her book Code Equity: Keying Girls Related Posts:Sean Thompson – Global Conversation – Writing an EdTech BookDoes the Printer Even Work?Matt Harris: Encourage Those in Your School to ShareUse Technology to Make Global Classroom ConnectionsThe Touchpoints of Educational Technology ExcellenceEducational Technology […]

YOLO – You’re Only in Lockdown Once, SO HAVE FUN!!!

During COVID19, most of the rules and social norms are out the window. So, now is a time to experiment, Related Posts:Data in Schools: Approaches to Data System ArchitectureFind Your Digital ChampionsNot All Screen Time is Junk FoodTeaching from the Back of the Room: How to Work in a…Does the Printer Even Work?For long term […]

Go for Creativity, Not Complexity

As teachers are thrust into using technology for learning, they tend to slip back into a common pitfall of more, Related Posts:Data in Schools: Approaches to Data System ArchitectureThe Three Key Elements of EdTech Success in…Not All Screen Time is Junk FoodFind Your Digital ChampionsCommitted Leadership is the Fuel that Keeps EdTech AliveCelebrate FailingThe Touchpoints […]

Digital Hygiene during COVID19

Cyberattacks, data breaches, and privacy issues have been all over the news during our stint of force remote learning. In Related Posts:Cybersecurity is Actually About PeopleEducators Should Build an EdTech PortfolioDigital Branding is Key for Everyone in EducationDigital Citizenship is the Bridge to Contemporary…5 Key Elements of an EdTech Portfolio for EducatorsHow Do You Stay […]

You Are Using Your School Website Wrong

A school website is the first port of entry for anyone looking to learn about a school. This includes existing community members (students, teachers, staff, leaders), potential community members (new students/parents, teachers apply for jobs, potential board members), and those looking for more information about the school (inspectors, donors, media, educational organizations). Schools that try […]

Try Something New If Not Now, When?

In these unique times, we have a huge opportunity to experiment and try things we have never done before. Whether Related Posts:Cybersecurity is Actually About PeopleEdTech Success Grows From Purpose Not Need or WantTeaching from the Back of the Room: How to Work in a…Use Technology to Make Global Classroom ConnectionsLearning Organizations Must Operate Simultaneously…Find […]

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