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Technology and Support: Helping Our Teachers Through the Pandemic

At the time of this writing, we are still in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. It has struck every nation, every school, every teacher, every parent, and every student on Earth in some form or fashion. We went into lock down in March and April, some of us got back to school in June, […]

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:The Three Key Elements of EdTech Success in…Educators Should Build an EdTech PortfolioAboutTeaching from the Back of the Room: How to Work in a…Committed Leadership is the Fuel that Keeps EdTech AliveThe Blueprint for […]

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:Digital Branding is Key for Everyone in EducationThe Three Key Elements of EdTech Success in…Does the Printer Even Work?Teaching from the Back of the Room: How to Work in a…Matt Harris: Encourage Those in […]

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:Digital Citizenship Integration Across the Whole SchoolTry Something New If Not Now, When?Cybersecurity is Actually About PeopleBig Data in Schools: Workflows and analysis, not…Digital Parenting – NOW! JakartaTeaching from the Back of the Room: […]

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:A Review of #ISTE2015 from My Viewpoint as Chair-ElectDigital Parenting – NOW! JakartaDigital Citizenship Integration Across the Whole SchoolUse Technology to Make Global Classroom ConnectionsFind Your Digital ChampionsData in Schools: Approaches to Data System […]

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 PortfolioHow Do You Stay Connected With Your EdTech Community?A Review of #ISTE2015 from My Viewpoint as Chair-Elect5 Key Elements of an EdTech Portfolio for Educators5 […]

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 […]

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