2014 Leadership Iowa


What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media This page contains resources from my conversation with the Leadership Iowa cohort in Ames, Iowa. These materials are made available under a Creative Commons attribution-share alike 4.0 international license, which means that you are both allowed and encouraged to use them! Please contact me if you have any other questions about these resources.


December 12, 2014

Classroom transformations: Deeper learning, student agency, and digital devices

Part 1 – Introduction

Part 2 – Mystery Skype

 Part 3 – We’re Stuck

Part 4 – Wrap-Up



  1. Supporting effective technology integration and implementation [BOOK CHAPTER]
  2. What’s the biggest ‘game changer’ in education?
  3. From fear to empowerment (VIDEO; TEDxDesMoines)
  4. Education in a digital world (VIDEO; AEA 267)
  5. Iowa, Did You Know? (VIDEO; there’s also a facilitator’s guide)
  6. Are schools dangerously irrelevant? (VIDEO; TEDxASB)
  7. 27 Internet safety talking points / Rethinking AUPs / Filtering and blocking
  8. If we were really serious about educational technology
  9. We can’t let educators off the hook
  10. Our technology messages are important
  11. Some awesome PowerPoint slides
  12. Online stopwatch (or see Time Timer software)


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