Monthly Archives: September 2016

Build your digital leadership skills with the 10 Day Challenge

“The Internet, in particular, offers immense possibilities for encounter and solidarity. This is something truly good, a gift from God.” – Pope Francis We live in a digital world where new and emerging technologies are increasingly shaping the way we learn and connect with one another. Students are no longer just on Facebook, they are moving to new digital technologies that enable

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Creating BYOD Digital Citizenship Guidelines for your School

From Creating a WIFI Pervasive Learning Environment to Ensuring Respectful Use of Technology in the Classroom Three years ago, as I moved into the role of principal of a very vibrant and forward thinking high school, I invested a sizable portion of the school reserve into installing WIFI in the school.  At the time, it seemed to suffice having one

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School Leaders Sharing their Learning on 21C Pedagogies

Once again, the TELL Institute provided a comprehensive selection of sessions to learn about technology enhanced innovation and 21st century pedagogies in schools across the province.  Principals and vice-principals presented on a variety of school-based initiatives such as agents of change for innovation, principals as connected leaders, educamp strategies for staff learning, collaborative inquiry and mathematical learning enhanced through technology.

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Keynote Speakers Connect with School Leaders

School Leaders React to the TELL Institute Keynote Speakers The keynote speakers resonated with the audience during the two-day summer institute. Their inspirational messages and ideas were captured in #OntEdLeaders as they spoke about the importance of innovation, 21st learning and leading.  Visit OntedLeaders to see Debbie Donskey’s sketchnotes that provide a visual synthesis of her learning from each keynote

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Learn, Lead and Innovate 2016

August 11-12, 2016 “A culture of innovation, risk taking, and continuous learning as well as capacity–building activities are key to the transformations in pedagogical practice, new learning partnerships, enhanced use of digital tools and resources, and strategic design of learning spaces required for the development of 21st century competencies.”  (21st Century Competencies, Ontario Ministry of Education, 2016). How can school

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