From the monthly archives:

January 2014

Orchestrating Ubiquitous Technology

METAA, the CoSN chapter in Massachusetts, is planning an amazing Spring 2014 CTO Clinic. This is the Fifth Annual Conference! The full title is Orchestrating Ubiquitous Technology: Preparing for an Open Ended Future. A little long, but it reflects the complexity of EdTech leadership roles. The CTO Clinic will be held in April 10th in […]

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Balance

At our METAA CTO Clinic (April 10, planned and hosted in partnership with CoSN), our keynote speaker will be Martha Heller, author of the CIO Paradox, Battling the Contradictions of IT Leadership. She came highly recommended by a few of my colleagues, but I had not yet read the book, so I am doing so […]

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Technology as Icing or Dough or Spice?

In the closing keynote at ISTE 2013 Adam Bellow used an analogy with icing on the cake and dough to talk about technology in education. It went something like this:               It was a nice analogy and I have thought of it a couple of times since ISTE. To […]

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School in Kathmandu

    How cute are these students lined up on their field trip?       Kathmandu is a real place, in Nepal, and is not a fictional city that Tintin visited (in Tintin in Tibet he flies to Kathmandu). My son is teaching in Kathmandu, Nepal this school year and has been blogging about […]

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Internet Safety and Students on Social Media

I attended a presentation about Cybersafety at one of our elementary school last night. The speaker was Ellen Miller from the local District Attorney’s office. Ms. Miller is part of the Community Outreach Team from this office. When I conduct such presentations today, I have totally stopped using the term “Cybersafety” and have transitioned to […]

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