Tech Savvy Admins: From Vision to Practice
March 1, 2014
Detailed Agenda


Welcome and Overview of the day
Vision activity with padlet:

NETS-A Introduction: Analyze the NETS-A using Wordle
Copy the standards: Standards
Paste into Wordle:
Share your observations in Today’s Meet:


In small groups, do the same thing with the Student and Teacher Standards:

Choose an image to represent the standards and add it to the padlet.

Before you begin: A Brief Word About Copyright
Traditional Copyright:
Creative Commons:

Public Domain: 

Just for Fun:

Essential Conditions Activity:


  • Green: We’ve got this!
  • Blue: We’re getting this!
  • Red: This needs WORK!
  • Yellow: Then we would work on this.
Building Your PLN:
My Five PLN & Professional Tools:
Thinking About the Digital Age
The View From the Classroom
Visionary Classrooms:
In small groups, view the videos, discuss the characteristics and consider what kind of leadership can make this happen? Then, return to your main group and compare notes.

The TPACK Game:
Add the ten items below to your own padlet and arrange them into three groups. Add a label to the group and be prepared to discuss. Add your URL to the group padlet for easy access.
Pythagorean Theorem
Spreadsheet Software
Digital Camera
Jigsaw Groups
Lewis & Clark Expedition
Food Web
Class Presentation
Choose an item from each list and create a short lesson idea. You might find the Activity Types being developed at William and Mary to be helpful:
Revisit your lesson plan and try to move it up the SAMR scale.
On The Horizon
The Horizon Report from the New Media Consortium:

My Horizon:

Caine’s Arcade

Sylvia’s Super Awesome Maker Show:

Learning Curation: Locating, evaluating and organizing resources

  • Search engines, databases & critical thinking
  • Online tools for saving & sharing

Games/Interactive Technologies:

  • Gamification
  • Game-based Learning
  • Augmented Reality



  • Maker Culture
  • 3D Printing
  • Tinkering
  • Computer Programming
See related links at My Pearltree:

On My Horizon in (witchyrichy)Collect what you like from your Android devices thanks to the Pearltrees’ app

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