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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:Matt Harris: Introducing My ColumnCoaches and Champions – The Essentials of…Find Your Digital ChampionsCommitted Leadership is the Fuel that Keeps EdTech AliveDigital Citizenship Integration Across the Whole SchoolThe Blueprint for Technology in Education – […]

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:Not All Screen Time is Junk FoodAm I a Tech-Savvy Teacher?Educational Technology Standards and FrameworksUse Technology to Make Global Classroom ConnectionsEducators Should Build an EdTech PortfolioMatt Harris: Global Not InternationalDigital Citizenship Integration Across the […]

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:Not All Screen Time is Junk Food5 Tips for CyberSafety for Families During COVID-19Coaches and Champions – The Essentials of…Big Data in Schools: Workflows and analysis, not…You Are Using Your School Website WrongThe Touchpoints […]

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:The Three Key Elements of EdTech Success in…Does the Printer Even Work?Technology in Schools Offers Potential Not PromiseFor long term success, EdTech needs to be part of a…Educators Should Build an EdTech PortfolioDigital Branding […]

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:Digital Branding is Key for Everyone in Education5 Key Elements of an EdTech Portfolio for EducatorsData in Schools: Approaches to Data System ArchitectureNot All Screen Time is Junk FoodConsulting ServicesCybersecurity and Data Privacy in […]

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:You Are Using Your School Website WrongHow Do Leaders Support EdTech Initiatives?The Three Key Elements of EdTech Success in…Cybersecurity is Actually About PeopleLearning Organizations Must Operate Simultaneously…Technology in Schools Offers Potential Not PromiseMatt Harris: […]

Teachers, Please Give Actionable Feedback

We are still in the middle of the COVID19 crisis, but home learning seems to be going well. Teachers are Related Posts:How Do Leaders Support EdTech Initiatives?Teaching from the Back of the Room: How to Work in a…Not All Screen Time is Junk FoodFor long term success, EdTech needs to be part of a…Getting Ready […]

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