Advocating for Students: Responding to Parents’ Negative Feelings About Technology Use in School

In responding to the concerns of parents who have negative feelings about an increase in technology use at school, my approach would be one of advocacy for students – and, really, the combined interest of teachers and parents to provide the best learning environment for the children they care about. One

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EDTC 6105: ISTE Coaching Standards 1d: Visionary Leadership, 2f: Teaching Learning & Assessment & 6: Content Knowledge and Professional Growth

ISTE Coaching Standard 1 provides four benchmarks for technology coaches to inspire and participate in the development and implementation of a shared vision for the comprehensive integration of technology to promote excellence and support transformational change throughout the instructional environment. My focus is on benchmark d: Implement strategies for initiating and sustaining technology

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EDTC 6104: Conference Proposal – Integrating Digital Citizenship: It’s Common Sense!

This quarter, for my Seattle Pacific Digital Education Leadership Master’s Degree coursework, I was asked to develop a proposal for a session or workshop at a professional learning event. I was given free choice for both topic and learning event. It did not take long for me to settle on a topic:

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EDTC 6104: ISTE Coaching Standard 3 a & c – Digital Age Learning Environments

ISTE Coaching Standard 3 provides seven benchmarks for creating and supporting effective digital age learning environments to maximize the learning of all students. My focus is on benchmarks a & c:

a. Model effective classroom management and collaborative learning strategies to maximize teacher and student use of digital tools

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