Tech Leadership

School Communications in the Time of Covid19

As the last two weeks have unfolded, lives have been upended as the Covid19 has arrived and rapidly spread across the country. In response and for the safety of all, schools closed quickly and found themselves faced with setting new schedules and critical communications updates to parents and guardians. Digital Leadership Shifts Just two weeks… Continue reading School Communications in the Time of Covid19

Tech Leadership

Social Media Supports for Elearning Days

Social Media Supports for Elearning Days As teachers worldwide are faced with the challenges brought by #COVID19, many are seeking online resources for building an elearning plan. As educators juggle the shift to working from home and other life disruptions, they realize that any elearning plan would need to be manageable in meeting both their… Continue reading Social Media Supports for Elearning Days

Tech Leadership

Digital Citizen Toolkit Snaps

Introducing a new series!  Digital Citizen Toolkit Snaps. Digital Citizen Toolkit Snaps are shareable graphics for schools and organizations. Each image contains information supportive of positive and educational digital citizenship themes. Each snap offered promotes digital citizenship for students, families and the community. Each 'snap' will come with prompts such as a poll, discussion question… Continue reading Digital Citizen Toolkit Snaps

Social Media, Stakeholders and Community

Event Social Media – Making Connections

  Events held at your organization present unique opportunities to tell your story to the world. From going live to capturing terrific images, people learn all about your organization through event social media. As they flip through your images, a rich and endearing story is told. Have you ever gone online and happened to come… Continue reading Event Social Media – Making Connections

Social Media, Tools

Expand Conversation Reach – Embedding Twitter Timelines

The ability to carry social media conversations across media platforms can expand the reach of meaningful conversations! Twitter users or enthusiasts may at times wish to embed a timeline into their website. I have done this a number of times but just recently took a look at the many options available for doing this. You… Continue reading Expand Conversation Reach – Embedding Twitter Timelines

Digital Citizenship, DigitalCitizenToolkit

10 Ways to Strengthen Skills of Young Digital Citizens this Summer

The average summer break for students and educators stretches (often gloriously) for 8 to 12 weeks.  While summer provides an important time to recharge students’ and teachers’ batteries, it doesn’t mean that ongoing learning should stop. In fact, for many, the more leisurely pace of summer lends itself well to meaningful learning. While summer camps… Continue reading 10 Ways to Strengthen Skills of Young Digital Citizens this Summer