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Association of California School Administrators

http://www.acsa.org/

The mission of the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) is to support California’s educational leaders; ensure all students have the essential skills and knowledge needed to excel; and champion public education. ACSA provides a wide range of professional development programs and works closely with TICAL to support administrators in their "digital leadership" role.
 

Authentic Happiness

https://www.authentichappiness.sas.upenn.edu/

This is the free website resource of the University of Penn for Positive Psychology. The purpose of this website is to provide free resources where people can learn about Positive Psychology through readings, videos, research, opportunities, conferences, questionnaires with feedback and more. There is no charge for the use of this site. If you would like to take the questionnaires, you first need to register. Positive Psychology is the scientific study of the strengths and virtues that enable individuals and communities to thrive. This field is founded on the belief that people want to lead meaningful and fulfilling lives, to cultivate what is best within themselves, and to enhance their experiences of work, love and play. The mission of the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania is to promote research, training, education and the dissemination of positive psychology.
 

Backwards Mapping Tool

http://www.portical.org/tools/backmap.html

Backwards mapping can be a very effective strategy for confronting all sorts of educational challenges. This simple, Windows®-based tool walks you through the basic steps of backwards mapping from defining your end goal to developing a basic action plan.
 

Batchgeo

http://www.batchgeo.com

The development of interactive maps that "tell a story" just got very simple. Simply do a query such as free and reduced students, export that data into a program like Batchgeo.com, and you will have a map with where all those students live. Our district has used this for free and reduced, suspensions, attendance boundaries, bus stops and board member areas. Very simple and fast.
 

Beyond Google

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/FindInfo.html

Guide and examples for Yahoo! Search, Teoma, Recommended Subject Directories, and methods for evaluating web pages. Online tutorial from UC Berkeley Library is useful in understanding the world of search engines.
 

Bill Gates's School Panopticon

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/walt_gardners_reality_check/2013/04/bill_gatess_panopticon.html

In his Radio TICAL interview (January 2014), David Reilly refers to a “trans-modernist” pedagogy based on “flipping” the panopticon paradigm--Jeremy Bentham's concept that was popularized by Michael Foucault in the late 20th-century. In this first of a two-part post in his Education Week blog Reality Check, Walt Gardner sees a striking resemblance between the panopticon and Bill Gate’s dream of training a video camera on every teacher.
 

Blogging Superintendents

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMtR7nINu0s

eSchoolNews now has a channel on YouTube. This link leads to a video clip in which two district superintendents discuss how they are using blogs to communicate with staff and the community.
 

Breaking Down Boundaries with Blended Teaching and Learning?

http://www.portical.org/Presentations/leadership3.0_symposium_index.html#blended_teaching

In this presentation from the Leadership 3.0 Symposium, Rob Darrow addresses how teaching and learning online can break down barriers between teachers and students. A variety of research studies over the past five years have defined “blended learning.” Do you wonder what exactly blended learning really looks like? You will leave this presentation knowing the difference between technology enhanced, blended, and online teaching and learning, and how to promote it in your organization.
 

Bretford PowerSync Cart for iPod

http://www.apple.com/us_smb_78313/shop/product/HC817LL/A/bretford-powersync-d20-lightning

The Bretford PowerSync Cart gives educational institutions an ideal mechanism for distributing and updating information using the iPod and iPod nano. This innovative solution organizes, charges, and transports up to 40 iPod players and keeps them all secure behind a roll-top door. It also lets you synchronize up to 20 iPod units from a single computer.
 

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

http://byod.hanoverpublic.org

Resources from Hanover Public School's BYOD program. Items include policy, digital citizenship, tech support, and professional development.