21st century teaching, Administration Technology Planning, Nets-A, Social Media, Tech Leadership

Emerging Technologies to Watch 2013

The newly released 2013 Horizon Report gives us a glimpse into the classrooms of the near future. If you are not familiar with this report, take a close look! How can our schools benefit from this report? All school leaders who focus sharply on emerging technology trends can effectively plan for what students need and how schools… Continue reading Emerging Technologies to Watch 2013

Administration Technology Planning, Catholic Schools, Connecting, Social Media, Tools

Skype – No School is an Island

The power of today’s technology is not only in technological capability alone. The difference of technology is in the people connections and empowerment through that technology. In this post, I will detail some educator and student perspectives on connecting with classrooms via skype. Interestingly, one of the classes profiled here is located in an area… Continue reading Skype – No School is an Island

Administration Technology Planning, Catholic Schools, Connected Educators, Connecting, Tech Deployment and Sustainability

Connected Educators A to Z: G is for Grants and Funding

Many of today's resources available to connected educators are free. They are a gift that educators use to learn, grow and connect. Twitter, Facebook, Blogger and Skype to name just a few - are free! Connected learning support can incur expenses though. Money for things such as hardware, connectivity, software, assessment systems and professional development are… Continue reading Connected Educators A to Z: G is for Grants and Funding

21st century teaching, Administration Technology Planning, Professional Development, Tech Leadership

Connected Educators A-Z: F is for Face to Face

Conferences and meetings have always been places where people could go to learn. At conferences you hear of new concepts, design new strategies, learn a skill. In today's web enriched environment though, we can do all of those things online. We attend webinars, tweet, and Linkin. We email, Facebook, skype and chat. We can learn… Continue reading Connected Educators A-Z: F is for Face to Face

21st century teaching, Administration Technology Planning, Catholic Schools, Connecting, Nets-A, Online Learning, Presentations, Professional Development, Tech Leadership

7 Resources for Attending ISTE12 Virtually

For the first time in many years, I will not be attending one of my favorite conferences -  the ISTE conference. During that week, on the opposite coast, I'll be teaching a one week course in an Educational Leadership graduate program locally. In exploring ways to connect and learn along with passionate educators on the… Continue reading 7 Resources for Attending ISTE12 Virtually