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Include Measures of Innovation

In education, we assess what we value. Most school claim that innovation is of huge importance to them. However, few Related Posts:The Touchpoints of Educational Technology ExcellenceCoaches and Champions – The Essentials of…Committed Leadership is the Fuel that Keeps EdTech AliveDigital Citizenship Integration Across the Whole SchoolThe Three Key Elements of EdTech Success in…For long […]

Using Technology to Make Global Classroom Connections – TIEOnline

I had the pleasure of writing another article for The International Educator, a worldwide publication for international schools. My article, Using Technology to Make Global Classroom Connections, discusses tools that educators can use to make global connections to bring expertise, people, and resources into their classrooms. This article was originally published in February, 2019. Click here to read the full article. […]

The 4 Cs of 21st Century Learning

The 4 Cs of 21st Century Learning – Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, and Creativity – are essential for teaching and Related Posts:Coaches and Champions – The Essentials of…Digital Citizenship is the Bridge to Contemporary…Excellence – It’s Why We Gravitate to EdTechIncentivize Collaboration to Improve Teacher PerformanceDigital Branding is Key for Everyone in EducationMatt Harris: Coding […]

Bridging the Communication Gap Between Schools and EdTech Companies – 21CLHK 2019

[PDF] Bridging the Communication Gap Between Schools and EdTech Companies – 21CLHK 2019 In this session, we talked about the key elements and characteristics of schools and EdTech companies. We review some informal research and best practices for bridging the gap. Presented at the 21CL Conference in Hong Kong, 2019. Related Posts:A Need for International […]

Building a Data Ecology for Data Informed Decision Making – 21CLHK 2019

[PDF] 21CLHK 19 – Building a Data Ecology for Data Informed Decision Making – Matt Harris, Ed.D. In this session, we explore the definition and value of school data, then talk about it uses in data based decision making, data analysis, and business intelligence. The session concludes with a discussion about data system design and […]

Teaching About Fake News

Fake News is a pervasive issues in schools these days. It has now become encumbent on schools to help students Related Posts:Digital Branding is Key for Everyone in EducationThe Gap in Educational Technology LeadershipDigital Parenting – NOW! JakartaNot All Screen Time is Junk FoodDigital Citizenship is the Bridge to Contemporary…EdTech Success Grows From Purpose Not […]

How GDPR Impacts Schools

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a international law protecting user data that effects schools worldwide. In this vlog Related Posts:A Review of #ISTE2015 from My Viewpoint as Chair-ElectData in Schools: Approaches to Data System ArchitectureBig Data in Schools: Workflows and analysis, not…Consulting ServicesInternet Safety Scenarios for Middle and High School…Ubiquitous Computing and its […]

I Want to Keep My EdTech Job

Educational Technology jobs in schools provide valuable services for teaching and learning. However, many people find that they have to Related Posts:Not All Screen Time is Junk FoodCoaches and Champions – The Essentials of…Committed Leadership is the Fuel that Keeps EdTech AliveDigital Citizenship Integration Across the Whole SchoolIncentivize Collaboration to Improve Teacher PerformanceFind Your Digital […]

How Do Leaders Support EdTech Initiatives? – TIEOnline

I had the pleasure of writing another article for The International Educator, a worldwide publication for international schools. My article, How Do Leaders Support EdTech Initiatives?, discusses the four key methods for leaders to explicitly support EdTech initiatives. This article was originally published in December, 2018. Click here to read the full article. Related Posts:AboutThe Case for Completing Corporate EdTech…It’s […]

Taking A Deeper Look At Learning From A Global Perspective – TeacherCast Podcast

At FETC 2019, I had the pleasure to be interviewed with Dr. Johnnie Jiao from South China Normal University and Victor Rivero from EdTechDigest for the TeacherCast Podcast with Jeff Bradbury. We talked about global educational technology issues, focusing specifically on schools in China and others outside the United States. Click here to listen to […]

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