of the world has gone digital, so must learning at school. Creativity
is vital, and good leadership matters. Stagnant, accomodation-level
technology integration makes technology investments in our schools a
waste of money. School leaders can and should encourage teachers to use
digital learning tools in transformative ways to open new doors of
opportunity for students as well as parents. By focusing on creating,
communicating / sharing, and collaborating, principals can help develop a
shared instructional vocabularly with teachers which is focused on
student engagement. Without creation, there can be no creativity. How
will you let your students create? How will you give students choices?
How will your students teach the curriculum? These are essential
questions to ask together with teachers, as we seek to effectively (and
legally) "talk with media / pictures" and leverage the constructive
power of digital media tools for learning inside and outside the
Welcome to the Future by Brad Paisley (YouTube
II. Key Messages
World has gone digital: So must learning @ school
Don't waste tech $$$
3. Model transformative digital learning
Shared vocabulary of instructional expectations
- Communicate / Share
Create with Media
Ask: (the 3 Hows)
- How will you let your students create?
- How will you give students choices?
- How will your students teach the curriculum?
(All Flickr Creative Commons-licensed images were found with Compfight