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Three Stages to Become a Digitally Agile Researcher

Recently I've written about the three steps to become a digitally agile educator. I also guest hosted a Twitter chat on the topic. As I've written and shared this work, I'm often asked about the steps necessary for researchers in these spaces. I previously wrote about three reasons why you should become a digitally agile…

What You Need to Know About “Acceptable Use Policies”

As access to the Internet and other technologies become a mandatory requirement of working in a connected society, networks need to protect against misuse of access to the web. Throughout each working day, organizations ranging from corporations to schools and libraries need to prepare for possible misuse by users. Users can be a wide ranging…

Three things I’ve learned by writing a newsletter

This week I sent out issue #100 of my weekly newsletter. Too Long; Didn't Read is a weekly, quirky look at education, technology, and literacy. For those of you that already subscribe...thank you very much. In a previous post I discussed three questions to consider as you develop an awesome newsletter. This post will unpack…

Stop Motion Movie Creation in Early Childhood Education

I frequently work with educators and students in early childhood education classrooms to identify meaningful ways to integrate technology into instruction. In this work I meet with the classroom teacher to better understand the content and objectives for the upcoming weeks. We think about the content first, and identify easy ways to embed technology use…

Reflecting on My StrengthsQuest Report

As part of a recent initiative at my institution, we are working to administer the Gallup StrengthsQuest assessment to all faculty, and all students over the coming years. StrengthsQuest is a tool that provides you with the opportunity to develop strengths by building on what you do best – the way you most naturally think,…