Constructor Lab
Leadership Summit
Edtech Advocacy &
Policy Summit

Adminstrators Using Tech Tools as a Way to Model for Teachers

Location: W194b

Explore and create
Pre-registration required

Explore and create : BYOD

Monday, June 25, 2:30–3:30 pm
Location: W194b

Dr. Lucas Hiley   Tim Roach  
We'll demonstrate how you can use tools in faculty meetings/department meetings to increase participation and model practical use in the classroom. You'll use your own devices throughout the presentation to reinforce demonstrations.

Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Accounts for Flipgrid, Photocircle, Padlet, Today's Meet, and Thinglink would be helpful and save time. Either Apps or Web based. Free versions should be fine.
Focus: Professional learning
Topic: Teacher education
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Administrators:
Systemic Improvement
  • Lead purposeful change to maximize the achievement of learning goals through the appropriate use of technology and media-rich resources.
Visionary Leadership
  • Inspire and facilitate among all stakeholders a shared vision of purposeful change that maximizes use of digital age resources to meet and exceed learning goals, support effective instructional practice, and maximize performance of district and school leaders.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Participants will learn how various apps and web-based presentation tools (Flipgrid, Photocircle, Padlet, Smore, Today’s Meet, Forms, iMovie, thinglink, Office 356 (Sway) can be modeled for staff during, for example, faculty meetings in order to increase engagement, collaboration, and the transfer of skills to teachers in the classroom. Participants will engage in developing examples on their own using the tools noted above.


I. Overview on leveraging technology from an administrator's perspective (10 min).

II. Demonstration of tools (with real-life examples) and participant device-based participation/creation (40 Min)

III. Q and A (10 min)

Supporting research

7 Habits of Highly Effective Tech-leading Principals:

The Administrator's Role in Technology: Integration

An Insiders Guide to Outstanding Leadership: Leading through Change -Daniel Golleman

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Dr. Lucas Hiley, Laurelton-Pardee/East Irondequoit CSD
Tim Roach, East Irondequoit Central School District

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