Category Archives: 5.4 Long-Range Planning

Long-range planning that focuses on the organization as a whole is strategic planning….Long-range is usually defined as a future period of about three to five years or longer. During strategic planning, managers are trying to decide in the present what must be done to ensure organizational success in the future.

Vision Statement

Educators are surrounded by goals and expectations. One of the most important goals is student learning. Educators are responsible for molding the leaders of tomorrow.  To prepare students for jobs that don’t even exist yet.  It is a career that … Continue reading

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A Plan to Develop a Social Media Policy

Social media is a growing trend among the students that we educate.  Simply stating that it is should not to be used, will not work.  An acceptable use plan or guidelines must be developed and revisited as social media changes.  … Continue reading

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Positive Digital Footprint

We are always worried about our reputation.   But, have we ever thought about our digital reputation?  Everything that we do online is viewed, recorded and documented.  We have a digital footprint that begins at a very young age.  As … Continue reading

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Technology Evaluation Summary

In this assignment we were asked to evaluate our school’s technology.  We completed a survey based on maturity benchmarks and placed our school on a matrix based on certain criteria. There are four levels of maturity. Emergent Systems Stage Islands … Continue reading

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Digital Divide/Digital Inequality

Having access to technology and everything that goes with it really is a privilege.  I’ve never really thought about it before.  Going “home” this summer to a rural area made me realize that is not as easy for my family.  … Continue reading

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