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July 19, 2019

Fourth update vlog post wherein I explain why I skipped publishing my 3rd update vlog post and how Olga (my wife) is doing six weeks post-diagnosis of ALS.

I also talk about ONE potential mechanism for MND (which is what folks outside the USA refer to ALS as), and...

July 18, 2019

Episode 2: Recap of our visit with Professor John Ravitz of the UC San Diego who is the director of the UC Neurological Institute and ALS Clinic. I discuss the immediate issues associated with expediting the NurOwn FDA Phase III trial.

Episode 1: My dear wife, Olga, has been diagnosed with ALS--a disease without a cure or meaningful treatments. Please donate to save her life...

December 4, 2018

Systemic change requires the interrelationships and interdependencies among the parts of the educational system be fully recognized. That is, as a leader, I must continually communicate to all stakeholders how our desired changes are being accompanied by changes in oth...

December 1, 2018

A school’s environment is what links the host of activities that occur on a daily basis on  campus. Of course, constructive social relationships and outlooks about school are central to the environment. But just as important are safe and well-maintained buildings and s...

November 15, 2018

In my experience as an education leader, I have come to learn that collaboration and teamwork are simply non-negotiable characteristics of successful organizations. That is, they are essential to effectiveness and innovation. However, effective collaboration is easier...

October 4, 2018

I want to be a school principal because I am committed to providing safe, challenging, and nurturing education experiences for students. I want to contribute to a school district with a remarkable reputation for their dedication to equitable and accountable education f...

April 15, 2017

Part 1     |     Part 2     |     Part 3

To lead a district in determining what it's telecommunications and information systems needs are, we have to begin by assessing or scanning the IT environment of the district.  That's what part 3 of...

September 11, 2016

Sometimes ed tech companies have a great product, but their privacy policy may really stink!  We, as moral agents of the State, have a responsibility to vet the privacy policies of these companies.

Here’s another one.  Animoto.  It’s an application and website that prov...

September 2, 2016

The thing about is that it’s all fun and games until somebody loses their privacy.

I’ve been using digital technologies since the early 1980s:  used it with my students during my classroom teaching career and used it with staff and colleagues throughout my career as an...

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