Tag Archives: Digital Leadership

Sustainable Digital Leadership- A step beyond the conference

Tweet In my recent post, I spoke about the implementation of an innovative statewide technology resource teacher program in Virginia.  Paul McMahon then wrote me, thanking me for the blog post but stating that he’d “not seen a single blog … Continue reading

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Virginia’s ITRT program-Formalizing Embedded Staff Development and ALMOST Getting it Right!

Tweet I have written before about my belief that staff development needs to be addressed as a long term effort, and not something that can be taken on as a short term effort to solve a particular problem. Let’s face … Continue reading

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What Tech People Really Do Well: Teaching Teachers and Students at the Same Time!

Tweet Ok…. perhaps my title post is a bit limited. I should define my comments from the start to really be pointing at effective push-in educational specialists. This includes (but is not limited to) Tech, ESOL, Special Ed., Academic Support, … Continue reading

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Dispatch from the Road: Communicating as a Administrator who NEEDS to be a Digital Leader pt. 1

Tweet The van keeps rolling and I keep typing and China keeps rolling by my window. The roads in Shanghai are dirty at best and bumpy and in extreme disrepair at the worst. The most amusing thing about this city … Continue reading

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Dispatch from the Road: The Importance of Honoring our Human Capital

Tweet It is my second trip over to the other campus in this week and since it is Tuesday, that means I have not been to my own office at all…. and things are a bit of a muss and … Continue reading

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Dispatch from the Road: Blogging in our Professional Life

Tweet My last post, I noted that I often fail at buying/getting gifts for my wife in a weak attempt to make a point. I apparently made the point, but my wife told me I “never fail” at giving gifts! … Continue reading

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Dispatch from the road: Sharing vs “Sharing”

Tweet I wrote this post on the way to the Learning 2.008 conference planning meeting with Jeff Utecht in the van with me and my soon-to-be tech teacher wife Amanda who authors www.sometechsense.com. One of the exciting outcomes of the … Continue reading

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“Why is it important for school leaders to blog?”

Tweet My twitter colleague Brian left me a good question about my last posting!  Thanks for reading my blog Brian, and for keeping me honest.   His questions are: “Why is it important for school leaders to blog?” “What void does … Continue reading

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Can a school leaders be “real” bloggers??

Tweet If you are really into this whole connected to the world thing that we are trying to lead out on as school leaders, you must… MUST understand that being connected means dealing with a little give and take. That … Continue reading

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