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

21st century teaching, Connected Educators, Tech Leadership, Tools

Connected Educators A to Z: E is for Evaluation

              14 Resources for Needs Assessments and Evaluations In bringing the benefits of technology to education and indeed to any organization, needs assessments and surveys are a valuable tool for School CIOs and school leaders.┬áThese can work hand in hand with your school plans and technology plans. Both in… Continue reading Connected Educators A to Z: E is for Evaluation

21st century teaching, Administration Technology Planning, Digital Citizenship, Nets-A, Stakeholders and Community, Tech Leadership, Tools, Uncategorized

15 Digital Citizenship Resources for Schools

For School Leaders, Teacher Leaders and Families Web These sites have resources for teaching Digital Citizenship in the classroom Common Sense Media http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators Netsmartz - http://www.netsmartz.org/educators Be Cyber Wise - http://www.cyberwise.org/ Digital Citizenship Site http://www.digitalcitizenship.net/ Yahoo Safely http://safely.yahoo.com/ Cable in the Classroom http://www.ciconline.org/DigitalCitizenship FOSI Family Online Safety Institute http://www.fosi.org/ Blogs These blogs address topics around… Continue reading 15 Digital Citizenship Resources for Schools

21st century teaching, OnetoOne, Professional Development, Tech Leadership, Tools, Uncategorized, Virtual Academy

Students Own Learning One by One

Welcome Back to our Virtual Academy! What a way to kick of our 2011 Virtual Academy sessions! We recently held the first of our 2011 Virtual Academy sessions. These are online professional development sessions for our educators across the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. 20 Years of One to One Laptop Experience - Gary Stager Sharing Gary… Continue reading Students Own Learning One by One

21st century teaching, Catholic Schools, Tools, Uncategorized

EdTech Across the Arch

In working with schools, we as educational administrators hear of many innovative and engaging Instructional Technology uses in classrooms. In this New Year I plan to use the blog to share these uses in a series Ed Tech Across the Arch Tour in our schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. With camera or flip video… Continue reading EdTech Across the Arch