21st century teaching, Catholic Schools, Connected Educators, Connecting, Tech Leadership, Tools

5 Classrooms Hearing News on the New Pope

              As news unfolded recently about the newly elected pope, people around the world were in close touch with the news. Whether via tweets, television, live stream, text or other means, the word traveled fast! This Washington Post article discusses some means of media access and how it has… Continue reading 5 Classrooms Hearing News on the New Pope

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

Catholic Schools, Connected Educators, Connecting, Social Media, Tech Leadership, Tools

Connected Educators A to Z – T is for Twitter

Twitter is a powerful tool for connecting with others. It is one social media tool that continues to intrigue us and connect us in new ways all the time. First just a whisper, twitter arrived on the scene in 2007. Twitter was mocked by some but embraced by others. I started using it in September… Continue reading Connected Educators A to Z – T is for Twitter

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