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Dr. Matthew X. Joseph – Follow on Twitter @MatthewXJoseph

Ideas to Avoid Burnout

Today  Sylvia Ellison‏ @SylviaEllison asked the question on the #hacklearning daily chat  Q1 What are some practical “hacky” ways we build positive environments that support educators and help avoid burn out? 280 … Continue reading

October 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Are you R.E.A.D.Y. as a school to be good digital citizens

Todays’ students are using technology to collaborate, learn, research, and communicate while at school. Blended and personalized learning with digital tools has flooded classrooms, but most teacher-prep programs do not … Continue reading

October 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Tech Tools for Active Learning Classrooms

One of the latest buzzwords in education is “active learning,” but what does this really look like in the classroom? Active learning refers to the idea that students are actively … Continue reading

October 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Common leadership missteps to avoid

The role of school administrator is evolving from a building manager into an instructional leader. This shift is not easy, and all leaders strive to be the best they can. … Continue reading

September 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Tools for Driving Your Ed Tech Instruction #GPS

How are you driving your Ed Tech instruction? When the song “Life is a Highway“ comes on, it is one of those songs you turn up a little, maybe even … Continue reading

September 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

#excitement day 1 to day 180

This morning I logged into twitter and what do I see… Craig Martin (@CraigCMartin12) having a dance party in his office and over-the-top fired up for a day of school. So … Continue reading

August 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Back-to-School Tips: Setting a Positive Tone From Day One

Written with RAE HUGHART The start of a school year is a great time to set the tone for your classroom climate as a space for students to thrive and create. … Continue reading

August 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Inspire others

As we kick off the school year, I wanted to share my poem from the Boston Tech and Learning poetry slam.  As we start another year, set a goal to … Continue reading

August 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Get the most out of LinkedIn

Until recently my professional social media presence was exclusively on Twitter (@matthewxjoseph). That was until I had a conversation with a successful and reputable professional—Rita Oates—who told me I was … Continue reading

August 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

3 Steps to Facilitating an Effective Online Meeting

This week, I will be moderating my first virtual Hangout with a group of inspired educational leaders from the Tech & Learning Leader community. As I prepare for this online … Continue reading

August 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Enhancing Professional Collaborations, Maximizing the reach of technology

Written with Erin Fisher Think about some of the recent movie blockbusters like The Avengers, Justice League, and X-Men. Yes, these are fictional characters, but what do they have in common? … Continue reading

August 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Creating Transformative Schools

What a day. A full day of learning at #BLC18 and getting notice from @FETC (#FECT) about my involvement at the event. I also got to see Joy Kirr (@JoyKirr) speak … Continue reading

July 25, 2018 · 2 Comments

Talk’N Collaboration

Today I had the opportunity to live the word collaboration in two settings. First visiting the Hockomock Area YMCA and meeting with executive Tony Calcia to talk collaboration and the vision … Continue reading

July 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Increasing Relevance in Learning

I was a participant in the 2018 Massachusetts Superintendent Executive Institute (@massupt ,#MASSUPTEI18) and one of the Keynote sessions focused relevance relating to teaching and learning. The keynote speaker, Scott McLeod (@mcleod … Continue reading

July 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Moving from Consumption to Creation

The morning Keynote from Scott McLeod @mcleod at the @massupt (#MASSUPTEI18) talked about making learning relevant and used a phrase “Moving from Consumption to Creation” . He also challenged us to … Continue reading

July 12, 2018 · 1 Comment

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