2014 SLATE


What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media This page contains resources from my sessions at the 2014 SLATE conference in Wisconsin Dells. 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 9, 2014


What Does Effective Technology Integration Look Like?

Part 1 – Introduction

Part 2 – Mystery Skype

Part 3 – Lesson (re)Design

WHEN SCOTT TELLS YOU, find your group number and click on the link!

 Part 4 – We’re Stuck

Part 5 – Wrap-Up


Utilizing New Technologies for Effective Staff Development



  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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