Category Archives: Leadership

Intelligence: Can we accelerate it?

                   Re-thinking Intelligence in an Age of Networked Intelligence I’m 35 years old and have 3 kids (Liam is 4, Lila is 2 and Lucas is 6 weeks old).  My wife (also 35) … Continue reading

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The Death of the Technology Committee

The Death of the Technology Committee, the Birth of Something Much Better Have you ever asked yourself, “What’s the purpose of a school-wide or district-wide technology committee?” Over the last couple of months, I’ve been doing that.  And, the more … Continue reading

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Becoming a Connected Educator: Overcoming Implementation Dips

Considerations for Becoming a Connected Educator As human beings we always experience implementation dips. I’ve lived in that world now for a few years and am getting ready for it again with our third child.  I vividly remember each of … Continue reading

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The Learners vs. The Learned: Which one are you?

This past summer I had the very fortunate opportunity (with my good friend and colleague @triciainter) to spend two days with the fine people of Miles College talking about Leadership and Learning in an Age of Networked Intelligence.  It was a … Continue reading

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Social Media: The “Peloton” of Learning

Making Sense of SOCIAL MEDIA and its Impact on Learning Metaphorically Speaking “The Peloton of Learning” Ten years and thirty pounds ago, I was a pretty serious cyclist. In fact I had competed in over 50 triathlons, and spent many … Continue reading

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My Second Life

So I made it through the first week of school and was feeling pretty warn out from all the action.  I was looking forward to just relaxing on Sunday with my wife and catching the NY Jets and Brett Faivre.  … Continue reading

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Back to School

With each new school year I become more and more anxious and excited for a new set of learning opportunities.   When I say learning, I refer to my one on one interactions and digital interactions with my fellow administrators, teachers and of course our students.  On … Continue reading

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