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Scott McLeod
Works at Prairie Lakes AEA
Attended College of William & Mary
Lives in Ames, IA
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The latest results are available from the annual Gallup poll of middle and high school students. Over 920000 students participated last fall. Here are a couple of key charts that I made from the data: 2015 Gallup Student Poll 1. [download a larger version of this image] ...
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Want to support a fellow Midwesterner (and frequent #mnedchat participant)? :)

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Our very own Leslie Pralle Keehn is a finalist. Let's get her selected!  :) Please spread the word and get your family members / work colleagues to help? Thanks!
HELP US SELECT THE "NEXT GENERATION LEADERS IN SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY" FOR 2016. VOTE for this year's most promising nominees. School districts across the country nominated their top candidates to be recognized as the "NextGeneration Leaders in School Technology" – a new program developed and ...
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Is this one of those 'grit' videos that tell students it's their fault - not our boring schools' - that they're not successful?

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Back to School sale in the Google Store...couldn't have imagined just a few years ago that you could buy a laptop for $159 with capabilities that Google Apps offer.
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Hope you will join me and Julie Graber in June for our ISTE workshop… Register here! Title. (Re)designing tech-infused lessons for deeper thinking. Short description. Avoid the pitfalls of tech integration – technology for technology's sake, focus on tools rather than the learning – by being ...
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Can I request a favor? I nominated Leslie Pralle Keehn, one of our instructional technology consultants, for this and she is now a finalist (more on her below). Unfortunately, this is one of those 'most votes' wins scenarios so I'm looking for some assistance... Please spread the word and get your family members / work colleagues to help? Thanks for considering this request. I promise she's highly deserving!

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Prior to joining Prairie Lakes AEA as an Instructional Technology Consultant in August 2013, Leslie Pralle Keehn taught middle and high school Social Studies and middle school technology courses at Northeast Hamilton CSD in Blairsburg, Iowa. After taking on a leadership role in professional development at Northeast Hamilton, Leslie helped lead the district’s 1:1 iPad implementation. Leslie has classroom and professional experience and training in numerous areas, including gamification, blended learning, project-based learning, and standards-based grading, and was one of the first teachers in the country to pilot the Big History Project. She recently became a Code.org affiliate trainer for their elementary computer science curriculum. Leslie has received several awards and recognitions during her time in education, including being named both a Bill of Rights Institute Fellow (2010) and C-SPAN Education Fellow (2011). Leslie remains active in  the Social Studies arena, serving as the Vice President and Media Director for the Iowa Council for the Social Studies, who also named her its 2012 Teacher of the Year. In 2014 Leslie was named a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator, and an ASCD Emerging Leader in 2015. Leslie is a regular local, state, and national presenter, focusing on student creation, the maker movement, and empowering young learners.
HELP US SELECT THE "NEXT GENERATION LEADERS IN SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY" FOR 2016. VOTE for this year's most promising nominees. School districts across the country nominated their top candidates to be recognized as the "NextGeneration Leaders in School Technology" – a new program developed and ...
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Leslie and I connected our students in our 7th grade geography classes several years ago. She is a worthy recipient of this honor. 
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Google has given Hangouts a brand new home on the web. As of today, the messaging and video chat service is no longer buried inside of Google+ and Gmail: you can now just head to h...
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Students, you can do anything you want to do. 
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Well done, Sam! (as always)

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Want a new job? Know someone who might be good?  :)  Email me! dr.scott.mcleod@gmail.com
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Education
  • College of William & Mary
    B.A., History, Secondary Education, 1990; M.Ed., Educational Administration, 1992
  • University of Iowa
    J.D., Law, 1998; Ph.D., Educational Administration, 2000
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500 NE 6th Street P.O. Box 802 Pocahontas, IA 50574
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Director of Innovation. Founding Director, CASTLE. Blogger. Idea generator. Solution builder. Agitator. Catalyst. “If the leaders don’t get it, it’s not going to happen.”
Introduction
Scott McLeod, J.D., Ph.D., is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts on K-12 school technology leadership issues. Dr. McLeod currently serves as the Director of Innovation for Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency in Iowa. He also is the Founding Director of the UCEA Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education (CASTLE), the nation's only academic center dedicated to the technology needs of school administrators, and was a co-creator of the wildly popular video series, Did You Know? (Shift Happens)He has received numerous national awards for his technology leadership work, including recognitions from the cable industry, Phi Delta Kappa, the National School Boards Association, and the Center for Digital Education. In 2011 he was a Visiting Canterbury Fellow at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. Dr. McLeod blogs regularly about technology leadership issues at Dangerously Irrelevant. He also is the co-editor of the book, What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media.
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school technology leadership, educational leadership, technology integration, social media, school law
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  • Prairie Lakes AEA
    Director of Innovation, present
  • University of Kentucky
    Associate Professor & Founding Director, CASTLE
  • Iowa State University
    Associate Professor & Founding Director, CASTLE
  • University of Minnesota
    Assistant Professor & Founding Director, CASTLE
  • University of Cincinnati
    Assistant Professor
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Ames, IA
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Minneapolis, MN - Cincinnati, OH - Iowa City, IA - Charlotte, NC - Williamsburg, VA - Reston, VA - Roanoke, VA - Austin, TX - Annandale, VA - Arlington, VA
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