Iowa Council for the Social Studies 2014

What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media This page contains resources from my keynote at the Iowa Council for the Social Studies annual conference. 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 don’t hesitate to contact me if I can be of help with your technology integration, implementation, and leadership needs.


October 7, 2014

  • Scott’s slides (the URLs for everything I shared are in the speaker notes for each slide)



  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. Some awesome PowerPoint slides


  1. Jack Gittinger

    Should there be a link to the slides?

  2. Ben

    Not seeing a link to the slides either?

  3. Scott McLeod

    The link should be there now. Sorry. Had to go home and let the slides finish uploading!


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