Data Use, Technology, and Educational Leadership

Tag Archives: Twitter

On the #PLN echo chamber: An example from politics

One of my areas of research has involved administrators on Twitter. One of the concerns that I have raised is the issue of echo chambers. If Twitter really is about … Continue reading

July 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Yeah, but is Twitter actually professional development?

There’s a lot of hype around Twitter and PLNs. But is the learning real? Does it make a difference in how we do our jobs? The Journal of Educational Administration has … Continue reading

March 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

What’s up with the research on Twitter?

Every once in while, I’ll get pinged with an inquiry about my research on administrators’ use of Twitter. It occurs to me that a lot of it is still “under … Continue reading

August 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Preview of my talk on the future of #edtech at EU Parliament

Hello from Dublin International Airport! On Monday, I speak at EU Parliament about the future of educational technologies in the Europe. Below is the executive summary for the paper that … Continue reading

May 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Administrators’ Professional Learning via Twitter: The Dissonance Between Beliefs to Actions

Part of this job means earning to take the sting of “rejection” as a positive opportunity to learn. One way to do that is to look at comments from peer … Continue reading

November 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

My latest Twitter #Edresearch (under review)

Last week I submitted another academic journal article about educators’ uses of Twitter. I promptly celebrated by going to the beach. Here’s the abstract, a quick overview of what will … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

Yeah, but did Twitter make a real difference at your school?

At the moment, I’m working through how to report some of my findings regarding school leaders’ uses of Twitter. As I’ve mentioned before, they love it and feel like they … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · Leave a comment