21st century teaching, Digital Citizenship, Nets-A, Professional Development, Tools

Getting Started with Digital Citizenship

  Since the beginning of time, rules and guidelines for behavior in society have been in place. These aim to provide order, peace, and respect for one another and for the common good. When each person is a 'good citizen' everyone benefits. The internet and easy access to the web has made this all-important task.… Continue reading Getting Started with Digital Citizenship

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

Digital Citizenship, Internet Safety, Nets-A, Professional Development, Social Media, Tech Leadership

Digital Citizenship Lessons

One topic that continues to be of interest and importance for schools and families is Digital Citizenship. How can we interact safely and appropriately online? The topic of citizenship comes in to play in a very big way. Are we being considerate of others in our words, deeds and actions? Looking out for others both… Continue reading Digital Citizenship Lessons

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

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

15 Ways to Support Student Work in the Cloud

  5 Ways Students are Supported via Cloud Computing  Below are five ways in which student learning is supported by cloud computing. Student Access – Students today should have anytime anywhere access to school work.  With cloud access, students can work at their own pace. Teachers often report teacher that students will send in assignments… Continue reading 15 Ways to Support Student Work in the Cloud

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

Emerging Technologies to Watch 2012

  The newly released 2012 Horizon Report gives us a glimpse into the classrooms of the near future. 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 can prepare. Any school or organizational leader will realize… Continue reading Emerging Technologies to Watch 2012