Tuesday, June 23

8:30 AM- 5:00 PM

Topic: Excellence in Professional Practice
Educational Administrators promote an environment of professional learning and innovation that empowers educators to enhance student learning through the infusion of contemporary technologies and digital resources.
  1. Allocate time, resources, and access to ensure ongoing professional growth in technology fluency and integration
  2. Facilitate and participate in learning communities that stimulate, nurture and support administrators, faculty, and staff in the study and use of technology
  3. Promote and model effective communication and collaboration among stakeholders using digital age tools
  4. Stay abreast of educational research and emerging trends regarding effective use of technology and encourage evaluation of new technologies for their potential to improve student learning



Tuesday's POA

Social media/blogs check-ins

Welcome Back: Let's Play Flippity!

Part I: The Administrator as Lead Learner

Personal Learning Networks - PLNs

What are they and how/why can I build my own?




Sharing: Our Moral Imperative




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12 PM - Participate in #edchat live - click here to take the poll on which topic you'd like to discuss!
5 tips for managing a fast-paced Twitter chat!

Part II - The Administrator as Communicator & Collaborator

How can I reinvent my traditional methods to improve organizational efficiency, empower teachers, engage more stakeholder voices, share resources, and celebrate my school?

Link to 3-2-1 summarizing Lino board


2:00 PM - Why Ed Tech Isn't Transforming How Teachers Teach


Part III: Assessing Your Current Levels of Understanding


The Technology-Ready School Administrator

  • Technology Usage, Technology Conceptual Knowledge, Human Relationship Skills, Technology Skills surveys (pp.77-84)


Tuesday's Assignments


Assignment Description

Due Date
Choose one of the episodes of the podcast #BACKCHANNELedu to listen to. (They're also available in the iTunes store). Reflect on your blog. How would you answer the questions posed and address the situation shared?
Also share a sentence or two on how you believe this format of professional learning could be used
in schools.


Bonus: Tweet the link to the podcast you listened to using the #edg646 hashtag. Tweet the link to your reflective post using the #edg646 hashtag and/or the #backchanneledu hashtag.

Wednesday 6/24 by 8:30 AM
Blog Commenting - Provide thoughtful comments on at least two of your classmates' blog posts submitted earlier in the week.

Wednesday 6/24 by 12 PM
Continue demo slam research

Share during Friday's class
Continue project work

Presentations during Friday's class

Additional connected leadership resources:

Principal 2.0: The Connected Administrator



Educational Leadership Tips & Tricks