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2007 TIES Coordinator Conference, Dr. Scott McLeod, CASTLE, University of Minnesota

2007 TIES Coordinator Conference, Dr. Scott McLeod, CASTLE, University of Minnesota

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    • 1. The Blogging Administrator Scott McLeod, J.D., Ph.D. TIES Coordinator Conference 2007
    • 2. Get this presentation!
      • www.scottmcleod.net/ tiescoordinators
    • 3. CASTLE
      • Nation’s only university center dedicated to K-12 technology leadership issues
      • 15 credits of graduate coursework
      • Postsecondary Partnership Program
      • Lots of resources for K-12 leaders
        • Principal Blogging Project
        • School Data Tutorials and other DDDM resources
        • Principals Technology Leadership Assessment
        • and more!
    • 4. My principal blogs
      • Yes
      • No
    • 5. A teacher in my school blogs
      • Yes
      • No
    • 6. I blog
      • Yes
      • No
    • 7. Students
      • Why might teachers have students blog?
        • To share information about topic of study
        • Answering questions
        • Creative writing (instead of journals)
        • Asking questions
        • Sharing resources / web sites
        • Cooperative learning projects
    • 8. Teachers
      • Why might teachers blog?
        • Sharing resources with students
          • e.g., for assignment
        • Facilitate mentor / mentee relationships
        • Communicating with parents
        • Reflecting on how day went
        • Venting
        • Sharing good projects with other teachers
        • Building professional community
    • 9. Administrators
      • What are some benefits a principal might derive from blogging?
        • Communication with staff
        • Shortening faculty meetings
        • Communicating with parents
        • Communicating with prospective parents
        • Modeling use of technology
        • Marketing tool
        • More timely than newsletter
    • 10. Why blog as an administrator?
      • Sharing news and events
      • Progress monitoring
      • Status alerts
      • Marketing
      • Public relations
      • Community building
    • 11. Why blog as an administrator?
      • Customer relations
      • Branding
      • Creating “customer evangelists”
      • Thought leadership
      • Advocacy
      • Replacing the school web site
    • 12. Principal Blogging Project
      • Few principals are blogging
      • 100 principal blogs in 100 days!
        • Free TypePad blog accounts
      • 84 principal blogs to date
      • 8 central office blogs too!
      • http://principalblogs.jot.com
    • 13. Examples
      • Dr. Jan Borelli, Principal, Westwood Elementary, Oklahoma City Public Schools
      • Dr. Nancy Flynn, Principal, Randolph Heights Elementary, St. Paul (MN) Public Schools
      • http://principalblogs.jot.com/WikiHome/tr0
    • 14. Thanks!
      • www.scottmcleod.net/contact