The last 2 weeks have been filled with amazing opportunities to spend quality time with passionate Ontario educators: the WRDSB CATC by the Water annual summer PD session, the OSAPAC summer planning session and a full day event focused on the SAMR technology integration model — talk about awesome!… More
About markwcarboneChief Information Officer Information Technology Services, Waterloo Region District School Board Connect, Learn, Share, Reflect: make a difference today!
Last week I connected with WRDSB Principal James Bond to have a conversation about his learnings over the last year with the major tablet initiative in his school. We had a great discussion, and James agreed to me writing this blog post based on our conversation.… More
The other day I was reviewing some draft system communications with @maryhingley and she commented that we should “skinny this down” to a cleaner more streamlined document. While the comment regarding the document we were reviewing was bang on, it also made a connection for me to an earlier conversation that day about the constant evolution of technology tools.… More
Question to ponder: Imagine one change in our education system that you feel would be both valuable and “do-able” in the next two years.
This is a great question to contemplate.… More
I am currently celebrating my 31st year in K12 education. During my career I have been in a variety of roles which include: secondary teacher, department head, ICT consultant and IT management.… More
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