Kelly Walsh's Blog – July 2010 Archive (4)

Steve Laster’s 8 Factors for Successful IT Management

Harvard Business School’s CIO delivered an engaging keynote address at the Campus Technology 2010 Conference. It included this set of recommended practices that all IT shops should strive to incorporate.

For this week’s post I’m taking off my Ed Tech hat, and swapping it for my ”IT Manager” hat. While I am undeniably an Education Technology enthusiast and advocate (alright, I’m a tech geek), professionally I am first and foremost an IT Manager. Mr. Laster’s…

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Added by Kelly Walsh on July 26, 2010 at 5:50am — No Comments

Collecting studies focused on the impact of Education Technologies

Gathering empirical evidence supporting the positive results that education technologies can help to deliver.

I’ve decided to try putting together an online collection of reports and studies that examine the use of education and instructional technologies, and how effectively they have been used to improve learning outcomes. I’ve had this thought from time to time, and last week I came across a couple articles that reminded me of the idea, and I’m ready to get…

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Added by Kelly Walsh on July 19, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Can I Learn Spanish Online For Free?

This week I’m checking out online applications that can help me learn introductory Spanish for free.

Being able to learn a language online is a nice example of the many types of solutions that today’s education technology makes possible.

I want to start learning Spanish so I can help my sons use it more at home – they both take Spanish in school, and would benefit from the practice. My goal this week is to search out…

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Added by Kelly Walsh on July 12, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

12 Great Resources To Help Keep Student’s Math Skills Sharp Over The Summer

These online resources provide plenty of great ways for students to stay on top of their math skills, or to build on them, over the summer.

This is the kind of thing I really love about the Internet - easy to access and use sites and tools, many of which are free, focused on a specific need. The need in this case is the desire to keep student math…

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Added by Kelly Walsh on July 5, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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