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Andrew Schwab
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Reformed IT guy, educator, 1:1 evangelist, life long learner, CTO, CUE Member, father, husband, geek, MOS 45D, GCT, CCTO, INFP
Reformed IT guy, educator, 1:1 evangelist, life long learner, CTO, CUE Member, father, husband, geek, MOS 45D, GCT, CCTO, INFP

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As I sit here at Google getting an update on their awesome Google for Education tools, I have a few features on my wish list: Auto Play Embedded Videos in Google Slides – I don’t think I need to explain this one. YouTube Red for Education – AdFree…

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What does Good Instructional Leadership look like? It’s a question that has come up often in the past year. As a leadership team in our district we’re reading through Hacking Leadership by Joe Sanfelippo (#gocrickets) and Tony Sinanis, which has great…

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Back in April, Adam Welcome wrote a blog post that really got me thinking entitled It’s No Longer About 1:1. As I’ve been an advocate for 1:1 in schools since 2009, I immediately drafted a response, one that I uncharacteristically then let sit for several…

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And I think anyone would be hard pressed to find someone that disagrees that it is having a profound impact on the world we live in today. This post on twitter got me thinking this morning: "The real revolution is not technology, it is information." -Alan…

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I’m stepping into a new role this year and I’ve already found myself getting pulled into the Binder Planning Model. You know the one, where the entire year is laid out in the binder, and you’re just turning the pages. To me, it’s a metaphor for school…

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I’ve been thinking a lot about programs lately (new occupational hazard I guess). After edCamp last weekend, STEAM has been front of mind. I tend to think of programs from the perspective of what do we want to see students doing. For a 1:1 program, it…

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There was a trap we found ourselves falling into back in the STAR testing days with data. We spent the majority of our time and energy focused on the kids just below the line. The ones close to being proficient. The ones that theoretically should be easy…

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I have a new title. It’s a mouth full and when people ask what it is, it actually takes my brain a few seconds to spin up to say it. Associate Superintendent, Learning & Innovation On more than one occasion, once I get it out, people have commented that…

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I was reminded this weekend why I love edcamps so much. After a challenging few weeks in a new role, I was very much looking forward to a relaxing weekend of sleeping in and tinkering around the house when a calendar pop up reminded me that edCampSFBay…

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This question was on a back to school parent form from one of Kid1’s teachers. My wife asked me to fill it out…
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