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TELL Conference 2017: Helping Principals and Vice-Principals to Stay on the Cutting Edge of Technology

Every year, the TELL Conference promises to be bigger and better and this year was no exception.  Taking advantage of the fact that there are more Tech-Enabled Leaders among the ranks, this year featured an even wider more eclectic array of presenters and workshops for participants than in previous years. As always, administrators had opportunities to build leadership capacity as

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Social LEADia: Jennifer Casa-Todd opens TELL Conference 2017

Kicking off this year’s TELL Conference, Jennifer Casa-Todd, keynote speaker, author of Social LEADia, Moving Students from Digital Citizenship to Digital Leadership and teacher, not only brought great enthusiasm and energy to her presentation, but she made conference participants think about their own openness to and uses of social media as a means of communication and of building community and

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To Lead is to be Connected

In today’s digital world, the nature of leadership is changing. To be a leader is to be a learner and perhaps, the most vulnerable learner in the school. Being a connected Catholic school leader today involves taking risks in order to maximize influence in their schools, communities and beyond. For school leaders, it’s no longer a question of “are you

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Road to PLN

This journey begins August 10, 2015 with 4 colleagues from the OCSB. The 4 of us decided to decided to attend the CPCO TELL conference in Toronto. During our two days, we had the opportunity to meet and network with colleagues from Ontario and hear about their successes and challenges. After the conference two of us thought, let’s apply to

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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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