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Top Ten of 2010

I decided to take some time during the winter school break to review my 2010 blog posts, reflect, and plan for 2011. On my list: commit to 2 posts per week (more when time and ideas are abundant) stick to my primary themes of leadership for technology in education, professional development and sharing good resources […]

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Teachers, Rate Your Technology Competency

Edutopia has a self-assessment posted on their web site. The intro says, “Tech Savvy Teaching – How do You Rank?” I encourage you to go to Edutopia and take the quiz. The value isn’t just in reflecting on your own practice and the fun of seeing where you land on their continuum from Beginner to […]

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Seeing the Whole Elephant

R emember the old parable from India about the blind men and the elephant ? The parable tells the story of a group of blind men, each trying to describe the elephant from the one bit of the elephant he is touching. The blind man at the tail says the elephant is a rope, the […]

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Planning Professional Development

E.W. Dijkstra, the Dutch computer scientist, once said that, “Computer Science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.” If one takes this line of thinking and applies it to computers in education, one can assert that the use of computers in education is not about the computers; it is about education. More […]

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MassCUE – M.A.S.S. Fall Technology Conference

I am so looking forward to the MassCUE fall technology conference this year. Title of conference and dates: Tackling 21st-Century Learning Be sure to save the dates: October 28 and October 29 with the pre-conference on October 27! Registration is open now. There are four big reasons that have me so pumped! 1) NEW LOCATION […]

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Collaboration

Tomaz Lasic comments, in his blog post entitled, How can Moodle change a school ,  on the “one big thing” he would bring to his school as a technology facilitator. “Before starting to work as a part-time technology integrator at our school this year, the principal asked me to come up with one ‘thing’, one […]

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Professional Development in Every Way, Shape, and Form

A s Director of Technology for a K-12 school district, there are times when a specific project or topic usurps a majority of my time and attention. For example, there may be a network upgrade project that commands my attention, or at other times it could be strategic planning or grant writing or goal setting […]

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Aun aprendo (I am still learning)

I t’s that time of year. People are talking and writing about New Year’s resolutions. What promises are we making to ourselves for 2009? I decided to forgo a traditional resolution in favor of a commitment to a disposition. Aun aprendo – I am still learning (thank you, Goya) is a maxim that I hold […]

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Why attend a conference?

As a board member of MassCUE , I was really pleased that the attendance at our recent conference was up 33% from 2007. Talking to people at the conference I listened closely when attendees talked about how good the conference was. I heard positive comments about exhibitors, keynote speakers, and breakout sessions. In the days […]

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BLC08 – My Next Steps in Learning

The Building Learning Communities conference (July 16 – 18) (BLC08) has been very good. Keynotes Ewan McIntosh and John Davitt were excellent – funny, informative, and challenging my thinking. I attended several quality breakout sessions; I took notes and thought about how I would share what I have learned when I get back to my […]

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