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A Wake Up Call For School Leaders

A Principal's Reflections

This is not to say that they are unwilling to learn or embrace significant change in this area. Thus, the use of social media in schools by educators continues to be an uphill battle. Simply communicating and telling your story with social media tools can accomplish this. That is not BYOD.

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Are You a Critical Consumer?

A Principal's Reflections

The exponential evolution if the Internet and social media tools have allowed for the quick sharing of knowledge, ideas, images, videos, and opinions. As we explored moving towards Bring Your Own Device ( BYOD ) in 2010, I was able to glean powerful insights and evidence of efficacy from the Forsyth County School District in Georgia.

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Lead in the Now

A Principal's Reflections

Leaders must begin to establish a vision and strategic plan to create classrooms and buildings that are more reflective of the real world while empowering learners to use technology in powerful ways through either personalized or blended strategies and increased access in the form of BYOD or 1:1. This needs to be prioritized.

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10 Characteristics Of An Authentic-Based Learning Classroom

The Web20Classroom

They were going to allow students to bring their own device to the classroom to use in the course of their learning. But through a pilot program they discovered that the focus of their professional development around BYOD needed to not be on technology. Access to technology connects students with experts from across the globe.

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Happy Birthday to The Innovative Educator! You are 5 today, March 19th.

The Innovative Educator

Its print is left on the front page of Google searches like: Cell phones , Homeschooling , Facebook , Passion-Driven Learning , Twitter in Education , College myth , Personal Learning Network s, Social media , ADD , Digital footprints , BYOD , and more.

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On Aer

Learning with 'e's

We sat outside in the early spring sunshine of Portlaiose and discussed blogging, social media, the state of education, ideal schools of the future, innovation and technology, and a whole host of related topics. We also touched on youth culture, txt speak and digital literacies.

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Digital Leadership – LIVE Blog of Eric Sheninger Keynote at Leading Future Learning 2015


Social Media is a Game Changer. ” He didn’t have time… Kids would cheat… It wouldn’t help learning… He had banned devices and technology, essentially creating a jail in his school. At that point, he saw that social media was a gateway to what’s possible. Trust students.