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Tech Leadership

E2 Educate and Engage

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

Digital Citizenship, Internet Safety, Tech Leadership

Digital Citizenship – To Empower

This video is from the Family Online Safety Institute and it emphasizes one of the very important reasons that we should teach Digital Citizenship. Digital Citizenship and responsible use of technology education should be a part of our work in education each day. Five Reasons to Teach Digital Citizenship It helps to keep children safe.… Continue reading Digital Citizenship – To Empower

Tech Leadership

Social Media School Audits

How is your school using social media? Is it essential to parent communications, a part of student classroom activities, a tool for development and recruitment? With over 88% of school leaders reporting increased use of social media for parent communications in the 2018 Speak Up Survey, it is taking a solid hold in the day to day lives of… Continue reading Social Media School Audits

Social Media, Stakeholders and Community, Tech Deployment and Sustainability, Tech Leadership

5 Reasons For Schools to Go Digital for #GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday is a popular way for charities to gather much-needed support and funding for mission-critical initiatives.  The growth of digital connections in our lives makes it even easier for schools to connect to families, students and alumni for donations and support. Below are just a few reasons why schools are going digital for Giving Tuesday.… Continue reading 5 Reasons For Schools to Go Digital for #GivingTuesday

Tech Leadership

An Idea with Wheels – Notre Dame’s ACE Bus

Recently, the ACE bus made a stop in Philadelphia at St. Francis de Sales school. Accompanying the many guests were representatives from local Archdiocesan schools and from Camden Catholic Schools. I had first learned about the project via Ricky Austin from ACE (Alliance for Catholic Education, University of Notre Dame). He shared the story of the… Continue reading An Idea with Wheels – Notre Dame’s ACE Bus