What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social MediaThis page contains resources from my presentations at the 2012 Zurich Parkside Regional Economic Development Forum in Zurich, Switzerland. These materials are made available under a Creative Commons 3.0 attribution-share alike 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.

March 13, 2012

  1. Scott’s slides
  2. Scott’s landing page for parents and educators [USE THIS WITH EDUCATORS AND PARENTS]

Technology integration resources

  1. Technology and learning spectrum
  2. TPACK (see also handout)
  3. Technology integration matrix
  4. Learning activity types: wiki and mind map
  5. Web 2.0 that works
  6. Teacher needs in anticipation of the instructional use of technology
  7. Technology, coaching, and community
  8. Educational technology bill of rights for students

Problem- / Inquiry- / Challenge-based learning resources

  1. Science Leadership Academy (Philadelphia, PA) core values
  2. Center for Authentic Intellectual Work
  3. Buck Institute for Education (videos; student testimony and teacher restructuring; technology and PBL)
  4. College and Work Readiness Assessment (example report)
  5. Whitfield Career Academy (example projects)
  6. Discovery and Unlimited (Christchurch, New Zealand)
  7. Big Picture Learning (podcasts and videos; student testimony and personalization)
  8. EdVisions (videos; traditional v. self-directed students)
  9. Envision Schools (PBL in action and success story)
  10. Expeditionary Learning (stories)
  11. New Tech Network (videos; solar oven)
  12. Independent Curriculum Group
  13. Band of Educators
  14. CASTLE’s list of exemplary 21st century schools

Standards and reports you should know about

  1. NCTE 21st century literacy standards
  2. ISTE essential conditions (see also rubric)
  3. National Educational Technology Standards (NETS): Administrators, Teachers, and Students
  4. NAIS Guide for Becoming a School of the Future: PDF or HTML interactive

CASTLE resources

  1. Dangerously Irrelevant (Scott)
  2. Mind Dump (Scott)
  3. Education Recoded (CASTLE directors)
  5. Video: Iowa, Did You Know?
  6. Recommended reading (including Scott’s new book!)
  7. Recommended viewing
  8. Other resources