Gone are the days when you need elaborate equipment and software to create videos. Today we can easily create a video with easy to use apps and websites. These videos are useful for multiple purposes. They can be shared on the school website to announce upcoming events to recap school happenings, used on social media… Continue reading 5 Creative Video Tools to Explore
It is a common cry - ‘young children and teens spend too much time looking at device screens’. Often accompanying these cries is a denunciation of all time spent online or on devices and an implied negative effect overall. While less screen time is a goal that many may strive for either for themselves or… Continue reading 5 Surprising Benefits of Screen Time
Technology and social media have fundamentally transformed the learning experiences of the 21st century student. The advent of the Internet has led to smartphones, social media, email and texting as the go-to mediums for interpersonal and organizational communication. And while digital citizenship and best practices are still being refined – and even defined – these… Continue reading E2 Educate and Engage
Keeping track of web and social media analytics is a great way to find out what resonates most with your community and audience. There are many social media tools available today. What all tools have in common is that each has a way to measure clicks, views and reach. Some tools will also track multiple tools… Continue reading Web and Social Media Analytics
As technology capabilities grow daily in leaps and bounds, it can be an interesting and creative challenge to create learning opportunities suited to today’s learner and our these new capabilities. One method of incorporating technology into classroom learning is to apply the TPACK model. First introduced in 2007 by Punya Mishra, it blends the use… Continue reading TPACK – Instructional Design
Visitors to your website expect to connect, they expect to be engaged and they expect pizazz. With some easy steps and an eye on your mission of building strong communities for our students, you will create a vibrant, dynamic site that keeps people coming back for more!