Month: May 2019

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I’m Not Sold on ARVR…Yet

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are sweeping schools around the world, but I am not seeing the true learning impacts with them…yet. In this vlog post, I talk about AR/VR in education and what it has done over the past several years. I talk about the potential for ARVR to impact teaching and learning and how it has not met that potential…yet.

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Jeff Bradbury – Educational Podcasting – Global Conversations

In this episode of the Global Conversations series, we talk with Jeffrey Bradbury from the TeacherCast network. Jeffrey is globally known for his work in professional podcasting and educational podcasting. We talk about the two types of podcasting with tools, tips, and tricks for putting together great podcasts for all.

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Information Technology (IT) as a Service

In the second part of this vlog series on Information Technology in schools, I discuss the role of IT as it should be: a service. IT should be a service unit to the school helping every member of the school community work towards the school’s mission of teaching students. I discuss some resources for educating the IT staff and helping them understand the needs of educators. I also talk about certification and training around IT service models.

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The 5 Roles of IT in Schools

The first of a two part series around IT in schools. IT in schools has 5 key roles: Planning, Networking, Data, Security, and Support. In this vlog post, I talk about these 5 roles of Information Technology and how they come to life in educational institutions. Information Technology is one for the 6 tenets of Educational Technology Leadership.

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