Tech Leadership

Google Classroom Links

Google continues to roll out resources for classrooms making connections easier, learning faster and teaching more collaborative. Here are some recent favorites:   1. Google Classrooms http://connectedclassrooms.withgoogle.com/# Google collaborates with museums, NASA and other organizations to provide virtual fieldtrips via hangout 2. Watch Going Google Video from TechForum http://www.livestream.com/techlearning/video?clipId=pla_819ba779-f5db-4430-9713-eb14776876ca&utm_source=lslibrary&utm_medium=ui-thumb Great advice for implementation and in classroom use… Continue reading Google Classroom Links

21st century teaching, Catholic Schools, Curriculum, Instruction, Engaged Learning, Assessment, Tech Leadership

40 Apps for the 4C’s of 21st Century Learning

Communication Facetime Skype https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/skype-for-iphone/id304878510?mt=8 Google+ https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/google+/id447119634?mt=8 Podcasts Audioboo https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/audioboo/id305204540?mt=8 Twitter https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/twitter/id333903271?mt=8 Lino https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lino-sticky-photo-sharing/id416718906?mt=8 Linkedin https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/linkedin/id288429040?mt=8 EasyBib https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/easybib/id436768184?mt=8 Resume Builder https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/resume-mobile-professional/id517974972?mt=8 Creativity Flickr Haiku Deck https://itunes.apple.com/app/id536328724 SonicPics https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/animoto-video-maker/id459248037?mt=8 Showme Educreations https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/educreations-interactive-whiteboard/id478617061?ls=1&mt=8 FontArt Fotobabble https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fotobabble/id353078443?mt=8 Animoto https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/animoto-video-maker/id459248037?mt=8 3 Minute Retreat https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/3-minute-retreat-enhanced/id364683715?mt=8 Doceri https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/doceri-remote/id412443803?mt=8&ls=1 Collaboration Dropbox Edmodo Ted Talks https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/animoto-video-maker/id459248037?mt=8 Groupboard Screenchomp Lecture Tools Socrative QuickOffice My Big Campus https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/my-big-campus/id464196976?mt=8 Cloud On Critical Thinking Khan Academy Mind Meister Scoopit Flipboard Digg Audiobooks Free Common Core… Continue reading 40 Apps for the 4C’s of 21st Century Learning

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

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

21st century teaching, Catholic Schools, Connected Educators, Professional Development, Tech Deployment and Sustainability, Tech Leadership

5 Educational Sites for Learning about the Papal Election

As the Papal Conclave gets underway, the web is rich with sites and resources for teaching about the process.  Sorting through the sites for the most accurate and education ones can be quite a challenge. A number of good sites were shared recently in the weekly twitter chat #CatholicEDchat. In this post, I explore some… Continue reading 5 Educational Sites for Learning about the Papal Election

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