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The Standard you Walk Past is the Standard you Accept

A few years ago, the Australian army weathered a scandal involving degrading and humiliating women in the army. The Chief of the Australian Army, Lieutenant General David Morrison, was unwaveringly committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment where every member was respected and honored. (You can see his 3 minute speech about this here.) […]

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Digital Age Leadership

In a piece today on Edutopia, School Leaders: Guiding Teachers into the Digital Age,  Anne O’Brien writes about a keynote by Scott Klososky at a recent Ignite Conference. Scott was talking about effective leadership to make the transition to digital learning. There were several good points, but two that I really connected to. “Develop three […]

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Successful Technology Program – Leadership

In a recent post  I posited the following list as those elements critical to a successful technology program. Leadership, Vision, & Policy Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment IT Management Infrastructure, including Connectivity Partnerships Budget & Investment Professional Development / Capacity Building Staffing for Support Community Engagement and Support In this post, I’ll take on Leadership, Vision, […]

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Overcoming Application Overload

In an article at CIO Insight this week, Overcoming Application Overload, author Dennis McCafferty asks us if we need to revise our policies on keeping software applications. He says that too many companies are keeping applications that are obsolete and no longer return value. The article suggests that tech departments have to retire those applications […]

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21 Things That Will Become Obsolete in Education by 2020

This article, 21 Things That Will Become Obsolete in Education by 2020, by Shelley Blake-Plock, asks us to envision schools without desks, homework, paper, High School Algebra I, and computers (as we know them). Many in our field (that intersection of education and technology) will nod and cheer as they read. I wonder, though, how […]

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Looking Forward

I was talking to one of my colleagues (another Technology Director in Massachusetts) recently about the different levels of support for technology initiatives we have encountered over the years, especially in terms of support from the superintendent. She is working with a new superintendent who has taken a pretty strong stance on implementing technology, 21st […]

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Technology Leadership – More

In this series of posts I am sharing DRAFT work of the ETAC and asking for your help. Please help us through your comments here by adding to the description or by supplying us with a vignette. The vignette can be a very brief example or a “day in the life” – whatever you feel […]

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Technology Leadership – Technology Director (CIO, CTO)

In this series of posts I am sharing DRAFT work of the ETAC and asking for your help. Please help us through your comments here by adding to the description or by supplying us with a vignette. The vignette can be a very brief example or a “day in the life” – whatever you feel […]

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Technology Leadership – School Committee

In this series of posts I am sharing DRAFT work of the ETAC and asking for your help. Please help us through your comments here by adding to the description or by supplying us with a vignette. The vignette can be a very brief example or a “day in the life” – whatever you feel […]

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Technology Leadership – State Board of Education

In this series of posts I am sharing DRAFT work of the ETAC and asking for your help. Please help us through your comments here by adding to the description or by supplying us with a vignette. The vignette can be a very brief example or a “day in the life” – whatever you feel […]

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