Category Archive: Leadership

Opening the Floodgates? Making the Move from Acceptable Use to Responsible Use

Opening the Floodgates? Making the Move from Acceptable Use to Responsible Use

(Cross-posted at Bold Visions and BYOT Network and cowritten by Jill Hobson, Director of Instructional Technology and Dr. Tim Clark, Coordinator of Instructional Technology – …

 

EngageME: PLEASE! (Personalized Learning Experiences Accelerate Standards-based Education)

EngageME: PLEASE! (Personalized Learning Experiences Accelerate Standards-based Education)

This blog post is cross posted on the Rodel Foundation Blog (http://www.rodelfoundationde.org/connect/blog). Personalized learning has certainly reached trending status in the education community.  The phrase is …

 

Key Tools of the New Leader: Relationships and Respect

Key Tools of the New Leader: Relationships and Respect

As our school year gets started, quite a bit of our time is focused on supporting the new school-based instructional technology specialists and media specialists …

 

Learning to TRUST with Responsible Use

Learning to TRUST with Responsible Use

(Cross-posted at Bold Visions and BYOT Network and cowritten by Jill Hobson, Director of Instructional Technology and Dr. Tim Clark, Coordinator of Instructional Technology – …

 

Breaking Through the Digital Divide… A Little Bit At A Time

Breaking Through the Digital Divide… A Little Bit At A Time

Logo for the FCS Free WiFi Program Recently Forsyth County Schools convened a task force to consider issues of equity in our Bring Your Own Technology …

 

Strategies for Taking Flight with BYOT

Strategies for Taking Flight with BYOT

“There are two lasting bequests we can give our children. One is roots. The other is wings.” ~ Hoddin (cross posted at BYOT Network and Bold Visions and …

 

iRead iCreate iShare, A Reading Incentive Program

iRead iCreate iShare, A Reading Incentive Program

It has been a goal of mine for quite a while to create a modern version of the reading incentive program. The reading incentives that …

 

What would you do?

What would you do?

Recent events of all sorts have had me thinking, “what would I do?” From the terrible, terrible tragedy in Connecticut to the seemingly impossible end of …

 

Creating the “Must Have” Media Center

Creating the “Must Have” Media Center

FCS Media Centers One of the largest spaces in any school is the media center. Unfortunately this space hasn’t gotten much attention or thought as …

 

Slowing Down Time

Slowing Down Time

Waterfall at Atlanta Botanical Gardens There is a technique in photography that is used to create those smooth wispy white effects on waterfalls and streams. This …

 
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