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A CONTINUUM OF LEARNING

  X           By Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato School administrators are often faced with complex decisions about curriculum, assessment, and the oversight of both. There is a myopic condition that can occur … Continue reading

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Understanding The Cloud

  By Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato Cloud computing is one of the most difficult concepts to explain to people who spend most of their time working with children, running a school, and monitoring educational processes. Cloud … Continue reading

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Are You Ready for VR in the Classroom?

By Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato Virtual Reality (VR), has changed more in the last year than it has in the last decade. The cost of using VR, and the various solutions, are prompting many people to start … Continue reading

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Measurement in the Change Process

By Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW) is a leading global advisory, brokering and solutions company. They did an extensive study on change management. In the study they state immediately and without hesitation, … Continue reading

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STUCK in a an Authentication Loop being Pwned

By Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato There are two things you never want to happen. #1 – You never want anyone to gain access to the root user or super user account of any system or piece … Continue reading

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IMPLEMENTING A CONTINUUM OF LEARNING WITH ONE TO MANY RELATIONSHIPS

By Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato School administrators are often faced with complex decisions about curriculum, assessment, and the oversight of both. There is a myopic condition that can occur as conversations lead people into a spiral … Continue reading

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Awesome Office 365 Signatures with HTML

By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato The process of implementing branded email signatures has changed in the last few years. Most companies have definitely moved on to simple clean designs. The days of the big banners are … Continue reading

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Curriculum Mapping, Your Biggest Mistake

By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato Curriculum mapping is not a mistake. However, schools seem to make the same mistake over and over when implementing and using curriculum mapping tools. How do I know? Because I always … Continue reading

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What is Important is Seldom Urgent

By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato Before jumping into this post, here is some background on former President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower who developed the methods discussed below. I found an excellent synopsis for those unfamiliar … Continue reading

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Beyond Hour of Code

By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato A friend emailed me to get some ideas for his IB Computer Science (IBCS) class. We had recently discussed The Hour of Code, and how it was a good activity, but … Continue reading

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