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About Scott McLeod

Scott McLeod, J.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Kentucky. Dr. McLeod also is the Founding Director of the UCEA Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education (CASTLE), the nationís only academic center dedicated to the technology needs of school administrators, and was a co-creator of the wildly popular video series, Did You Know? (Shift Happens). He has received numerous national awards for his technology leadership work, including recognitions from the cable industry, Phi Delta Kappa, the National School Boards Association, and the Center for Digital Education. In Spring 2011 he was a Visiting Canterbury Fellow at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. Dr. McLeod blogs regularly about technology leadership issues at Dangerously Irrelevant and Education Recoded and occasionally at The Huffington Post. He also just completed his first book, What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media.

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  • Sep 2nd, 2012 @ 4:59am

    Re: Points the public misses

    I would strongly encourage you to read this interview with Karen Cator, Director of the U.S. Office of Educational Technology. She clarifies a lot of misconceptions that school administrators and IT personnel have about CIPA and other federal regulations...

  • Sep 2nd, 2012 @ 4:54am

    Let me clarify

    As the author of this list (and a school law professor), let me clarify. It's not that there haven't been any online predator incidents. It's that there haven't been any reported online predator incidents with kids at school. If you can find one, put the URL of the news story here. See also the work of danah boyd, the Berkman Center, etc.