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1to1Schools tops 700

1to1Schools tops 700

Yesterday CASTLE’s 1to1 Schools blog topped 700 subscribers. Woo hoo! Remember that CASTLE has a growing family of blogs related to educational leadership issues. In addition to 1to1 Schools, our other blogs are: There are lots of good things happening on these blogs. For example, SchoolFinance101 has been on an absolute tear lately regarding Race...

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Milestones: 4th birthday and 19,000 subscribers

Milestones: 4th birthday and 19,000 subscribers

Four years ago today I made my very first post here, noting that: [When it comes to P-12 technology, we] can (and do) pour ungodly sums of money into teacher training, student programs, and infrastructure – these are all good. However, we will see few tangible, sustainable benefits in most places until they have leaders...

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Leadership Day 2010 – The final list!

Leadership Day 2010 – The final list!

Well, after sorting through all of the Leadership Day 2010 posts, tracking down incorrect URLs, deleting a few nonexistent items, and reviewing some attempts to recycle old posts, I believe that I have the definitive list of 114 total posts. You can see the updated Google spreadsheet or read through the roughly categorized list of...

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Leadership Day 2010 – Some highlights

Leadership Day 2010 – Some highlights

On Monday I published the final list of Leadership Day 2010 posts. Today I’m going to highlight a few that, for one reason or another, particularly resonated with me. This is by no means a ‘best of’ list but rather an attempt to capture a few things that struck me as I read through each post....

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Slide – Bypassing teachers

Slide – Bypassing teachers

Upcoming travel and events December 3-5 – International School of Amsterdam, The Netherlands February 3 – Virginia Is for Learners Innovation Network, TBD, VA February 25-26 – Missouri Educational Technology Leaders CTO Clinic, TBD, MO March 10-13 – Central & Eastern European Schools Association (CEESA) Annual Conference, Budapest, Hungary June 8-9 – Roanoke County Public...

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Heavy textbooks

Heavy textbooks

August 21, 2010 by Scott McLeod 7 Comments   Hmmm… What’s in there that’s not available in at least a dozen places on the Web for free?

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My Google Chrome extensions (August 2010)

My Google Chrome extensions (August 2010)

I’m a huge fan of Google Chrome; every other browser seems poky and/or unstable in comparison. If you haven’t used it, I highly recommend you try it. You may never go back to your old browser! I thought I’d share my current extensions (click on images for larger versions). I’m particularly fond of Shareaholic, Last...

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Not so irrelevant 020

Not so irrelevant 020

Upcoming travel and events December 3-5 – International School of Amsterdam, The Netherlands February 3 – Virginia Is for Learners Innovation Network, TBD, VA February 25-26 – Missouri Educational Technology Leaders CTO Clinic, TBD, MO March 10-13 – Central & Eastern European Schools Association (CEESA) Annual Conference, Budapest, Hungary June 8-9 – Roanoke County Public...