Article: What makes an ‘Outstanding Technology Leader’? | Technology Chatter

This was a pretty great article on technology leadership. I totally agree with the qualities of a good leader in this article.  What makes an ‘Outstanding Technology Leader’? | Technology Chatter http://vestaltech.edublogs.org/2011/07/29/what-makes-an-outstanding-technology-leader/ • Understands the components of good instruction, and can identify engaged students who are learning (using technology or not). These leaders don’t see…

Virtual Field Trips | SimpleK12

Virtual Field Trips Virtual field trips challenge and expose students to new types of technology. It is a great way to spark their interest and motivate their learning in a specific content area. Virtual field trips can offer students more opportunities because you can take them to places they wouldn’t normally be able to go…

28 Creative Ideas for Teaching with Twitter | MindShift

Instant feedback: ReadWriteWeb and Mashable both featured Monica Rankin, a history professor at University of Dallas, and discussed how she utilizes Twitter to gather real-time feedback. Students send questions and input to the microblog, which end up projected right there during lectures; Rankin encourages them to study one another’s insights. Answering questions: In a similar…