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Get the Most Out of EdTech Conferences

How do you get the most out of Educational Technology Conferences? Do you listen to keynotes? Visit workshops? Check out Related Posts:A Review of #ISTE2015 from My Viewpoint as Chair-ElectConsulting ServicesThe Touchpoints of Educational Technology ExcellenceFind Your Digital ChampionsCoaches and Champions – The Essentials of…Digital Citizenship Integration Across the Whole SchoolNot All Screen Time is […]

David Lee – Design Thinking in the Classroom

In this first episode of the Global Conversations series, we talk with David Lee, author of Design Thinking in the Related Posts:Free iBook: Digital Branding for EducatorsEducators Should Build an EdTech PortfolioConsulting ServicesDigital Citizenship is the Bridge to Contemporary…How Do You Stay Connected With Your EdTech Community?5 Key Elements of an EdTech Portfolio for EducatorsA […]

Global Conversations – An Introduction

I’m adding a new feature to The EdTech Vlog – Global Conversations. In the Global Conversations series, I will share Related Posts:Consulting ServicesMatt Harris: Introducing My Column5 Key Elements of an EdTech Portfolio for EducatorsBecoming the Next ISTE Board ChairDigital Branding is Key for Everyone in EducationA Review of #ISTE2015 from My Viewpoint as Chair-ElectDigital […]

WeChat and WhatsApp in Schools

Peer-to-peer messaging apps like WeChat and Whatsapp are the Best Worst thing to happen to schools. They offer huge communication Related Posts:Becoming the Next ISTE Board ChairNot All Screen Time is Junk FoodDigital Parenting – NOW! JakartaDigital Branding is Key for Everyone in EducationDigital Citizenship Integration Across the Whole SchoolCoaches and Champions – The Essentials […]

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:For long term success, EdTech needs to be part of a…Learning Organizations Must Operate Simultaneously…The Touchpoints of Educational Technology ExcellenceCoaches and Champions – The Essentials of…Digital Citizenship Integration Across the Whole SchoolIncentivize Collaboration to […]

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:Incentivize Collaboration to Improve Teacher PerformanceCelebrate FailingCoaches and Champions – The Essentials of…Matt Harris: Coding is a Universal Connector that We…Excellence – It’s Why We Gravitate to EdTechEducational Technology Standards and FrameworksDigital Citizenship is […]

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:Using Data and Developing […]

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:The Gap in Educational Technology LeadershipEdTech Success Grows From Purpose Not Need or WantDigital Citizenship is the Bridge to Contemporary…Digital Parenting – NOW! JakartaNot All Screen Time is Junk FoodDigital Citizenship Integration Across the […]

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