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  • I understand when people stand up and say that we need to do more to improve outcomes in education and we need to do more to provide positive outcomes in health," he said.

      

      

    "Well, before getting there, we need to address the fiscal challenges. We need to balance the books."

  • One major change as we enter the network era is that positional power (based on institutions and hierarchies) may no longer be required to have influence in a network society.
  • I call this connected leadership: the combination of social and networked leadership.

  • I am hoping we can create something better for our students than what we grew up with.  When we know better, we should do better.  
  • People challenge others to think “outside of the box”, when really we need to think how do we become innovative inside of the box.
  • While some looked at the constraints as a barrier, others looked at the constraints as an opportunity.  It is your perspective.

  • L’équipe TacTIC appuie les 12 conseils scolaires de langue française de l’Ontario en offrant de la formation et de l’accompagnement au personnel enseignant, au personnel cadre et aux services pédagogiques, de la maternelle à la 12e année.

  • la révolution numérique a radicalement transformé la façon dont les enfants perçoivent la réalité
  • Ce qui l'a étonné, c'est la rapidité avec laquelle les écoles ont mis beaucoup d'efforts pour équiper les enfants d'appareils technologiques en croyant qu'ils vont les utiliser de façon appropriée et efficace.
  • l'enseignement du numérique dans les écoles est comparable à celui de l'éducation sexuelle. Ça implique «une poignée d'informations sur leurs organes reproducteurs et un ensemble de mises en garde sévères entourant leur utilisation»

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    • Update outdated policies that criminalize student use of their own devices.
       
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        Remove network obstacles that keep students from connecting. Airports, Starbucks, hotels and more have figured this out. Schools must, too.
       
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        Talk to students in your school. Start celebrating ways they learn with their devices. Ask them for input on policies and guidelines.
       
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        Prepare teachers to manage a device-rich classroom with professional development and onsite coaching.
       
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        Provide opportunities for teachers to learn to use technology as a tool to engage students.
       
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        Tie effective use of technology to student achievement
       
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        Ensure those who evaluate teacher performance understand how technology increases effectiveness.
       
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        Implement digital citizenship instruction into your school. Common Sense Education has a high-quality curriculum available to schools at no cost.
       
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        Connect with others who have had success. You can do this by following hashtags #mlearning #byod and #byotchat on social media.  
  • Will the role of this technology change the role of the teacher? Yes. Will this take away some of their control? Yes. Will this help students succeed in the world in which they live? Yes. Is there any educationally sound reason to prevent students from realizing the potential of learning with these powerful tools?
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