April 2013 Blog Posts (7)

Developing World Class Learners

ISTE's Special Interest Group for Administrators (SIGAdmin) sponsors an annual book study,  This year, the group selected World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students, by Dr. Yong Zhao.  After we'd finished reading and discussing the book, Dr. Zhao was kind enough to join us for a live question and answer session. 

Here's a sampling of questions posed to Dr. Zhao:

  • Are there any tests, current or future, that have any validity in improving…

Added by Michael Simkins on April 27, 2013 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Education Technology Guidance

Yesterday, I received an email from an aspiring administrator with the subject line “Education technology guidance.”  He wrote that as the “closest thing my school currently has to an Education Technologist,” he’s been tasked with writing a grant proposal for funding to help his school implement a blended learning environment.  He described his dilemma as follows... read more at Tblogical.

Added by Michael Simkins on April 23, 2013 at 12:17am — No Comments

You're invited! Q & A with Yong Zhao

This coming Monday, April 22, we're having the culminating activity of our ISTE SIGAdmin book study: Q & A with Yong Zhao, author of the book we read and discussed together, World Class Learners.

Everyone here in the TICAL Community is invited to join us.  Even if you have not read the book, you're sure to find the conversation interesting.

Time: 12 Noon, Pacific Standard Time



Added by Michael Simkins on April 20, 2013 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Leadership 3.0 - It happened!

Leadership 3.0 took place April 11-13 at the Hyatt Regency Irvine.  It was a great success in so many ways.  First and foremost, for the first time since the Symposium began 6 years ago, we had no issues with the Internet.  Wireless connectivity worked very well throughout the three days we were at the Hyatt.  What a difference from previous years!  In the past it has been very frustrating trying to hold a technology meeting and not having reliable and fast connectivity.  Kudos to…


Added by Michael Simkins on April 17, 2013 at 11:27pm — No Comments

Leadership 3.0 about to happen -- Again!

It's hard to believe but the sixth annual Leadership 3.0 Symposium is about to begin.  When we held our first symposium in Burlingame, we had high hopes yet we could not know how well it would be received.  Here we are in Irvine for Leadership 3.0 2013.  Amazing.

See what we have to offer.  Like what you see?  There's still time to register!

Added by Michael Simkins on April 10, 2013 at 12:30am — No Comments

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Added by Xiomara Blocker on April 6, 2013 at 1:33am — No Comments

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