In this session, we explore the definition and value of school data, then talk about it uses in data based decision making, data analysis, and business intelligence. The session concludes with a discussion about data system design and workflows. Presented at the ECIS Leadership Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, 2019.
In this session, we discuss integrating Digital Citizenship across subjects, grades, and year levels school-wide. We talk about leveraging Common Sense Education to certify teachers as Digital Citizenship Educators as a way of creating common language around Digital Citizenship across the school. This session was presented at the ECIS Leadership Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, 2019.
Coding is the literacy of the 21st century. Coming from BETT Asia 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, I talk about my keynote presentation. Coding is a universal language we need to teach children of all ages. But we don’t teach it to help students learn a new language, rather to understand the essence of computational thinking. Computational thinking is the fabric of the 21st century.
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In this session, we talk about the 6 Tenets of Educational Technology Leadership – Leadership, Management, Information Technology, Learning Technology, Systemic Thinking, and Professional Learning…and Sharing. Presented at the BETT MEA Conference in Abu Dhabi, 2019.
How do you get the most out of Educational Technology Conferences? Do you listen to keynotes? Visit workshops? Check out sessions? Tour the vendor floor? Or just spend time networking? It’s important to get the most out of EdTech conferences.
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In this first episode of the Global Conversations series, we talk with David Lee, author of Design Thinking in the Classroom. David’s book outlines the process, procedure, and culture for using the Design Cycle and Design Thinking in the classroom. He speaks in depth about the five areas of Design Thinking – Empathize, Design, Ideate, Prototype, Test – and how teachers can use those with students in project based learning.
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I’m adding a new feature to The EdTech Vlog – Global Conversations. In the Global Conversations series, I will share my discussions and dialogues with people in education, edtech, and international education fields. Through interviews, chats, panels, or general discussions, we’ll investigate some the most interesting elements of modern education, international approaches to learning, and the use of technology enhance the student experience. Please leave comments about who you would like me to talk to as part of this series. Let’s start a global dialogue with these conversations.
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