From the monthly archives:

December 2013

Hiring a School Technology Leader Rerun

Schools have a bit of a lull from now until we return on January 2. During this period I will be reposting blog posts from the past. I will pick posts that I think are still relevant or entertain in some way. Enjoy the holidays! I was asked recently to suggest some interview questions for […]

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Happy New Year 2014

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Be the Buffalo Rerun

Schools have a bit of a lull from now until we return on January 2. During this period I will be reposting blog posts from the past. I will pick posts that I think are still relevant or entertain in some way. Enjoy the holidays! Be the buffalo. Wilma Mankiller, the first female principal chief […]

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Discretionary Effort Rerun

Schools have a bit of a lull from now until we return on January 2. During this period I will be reposting blog posts from the past. I will pick posts that I think are still relevant or entertain in some way. Enjoy the holidays!   Thanks to Miguel Guhlin for his post about discretionary […]

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Technology in Budget Process Rerun

Schools have a bit of a lull from now until we return on January 2. During this period I will be reposting blog posts from the past. I will pick posts that I think are still relevant or entertain in some way. Enjoy the holidays! Is anyone else experiencing a direct conflict between budgeting and […]

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Karate Rerun

Schools have a bit of a lull from now until we return on January 2. During this period I will be reposting blog posts from the past. I will pick posts that I think are still relevant or entertain me in some way. Enjoy the holidays! At a recent public meeting, during a discussion about […]

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If Dr. Seuss were in Ed Tech

In schools we’re happy so much tech is now allowed – Laptop, tablet, phone and cloud. Without their calendar and docs on line Students might not hand in work on time. My class researches, creates, and shares; Comments show an outside world that cares. Often we prefer iPads now, But sometimes we still book the […]

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Barriers

EdSurge interviewed Chris Dede and had a conversation about “what 2014 will mean for education, education technology and the future of learning.” Chris mentions several important aspects of technology and education that we should be paying attention to in the upcoming year, but he wins me over with this comment: “The highest barrier to education […]

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Film Festival

The White House has sent out a call for student-made videos that highlight the power of technology in schools. More information (including a promo clip by Bill Nye) can be found here:  http://www.whitehouse.gov/filmfestival This would be a wonderful opportunity for your students to share with the world a product that uses some of their 21st […]

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Learn WITH Technology

In a recent blog post on School CIO, Gary Shattuck compares learning from the computer to learning with the computer. It is an important distinction. There are those who view technology in schools as an opportunity to sit students in front of devices and have them learn from online courses, videos (like Khan Academy videos) […]

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