Tag: technology integration

“Give it a second…it’s going to space!” Louis C.K. Here are some thoughts that often run through my head when I get a little frustrated with people complaining about how…

Read More More Mindset Than Skill Set

I have been blessed to work with such an open IT department within our school division for the last six years.  When many complain about lack of access to things…

Read More “Don’t Punish Everyone”

I wanted to share this post here because it’s important to share examples of how the simple use of a collaborative tool such as Google docs can lead to more…

Read More Learning together.

  Nothing says, “I trust you”, less than blocking websites in organizations and schools. I recently read how Rhode Island has now outlawed social media in schools (at last glance…

Read More Absence of Trust

“How do we get reluctant administrators on board with utilizing technologies to communicate, connect, and collaborate?” This is one of the most prevalent questions I encounter when chatting with educators…

Read More The bar has been raised.

Right now there is a conversation that is going on in #EDChat about the impact that social media has on education.  As many posts in the last little while have…

Read More Game Changer?

Spending the last four days at a national leadership conference (CASA 11) in Niagara Falls on 21st Century Learning and Innovation (which had no Twitter hashtag until a few of…

Read More This is not optional anymore…

Parents and schools (teachers, administrators, staff, etc.) are members of the same team – partners – striving together for the same goal. The goal, I hope and trust, is to…

Read More The Essential Conversation

Ten days ago I had the extraordinary good fortune to see and hear Salman Khan speak to an audience of 3000; I will say it was genuinely a “heartthrob” moments…

Read More Salman Khan, Transformer

“Revolution doesn’t happen when society adopts new technologies—it happens when society adopts new behaviors.” Clay Shirky, Here Comes Everybody This week for me, started off with attending an Royal Canadian…

Read More Are we a part of the problem?

The more I have been involved using social media helping to create incredible opportunities for myself and our students, the more I have seen the value. Many comments however regard…

Read More Turn On the “Share” Button