Through the Digital Transformation Process, educators are guided step-by-step to seamlessly integrate digital tools into the curriculum, revolutionizing teaching methods and empowering students with 21st-century skills. Beyond merely enhancing learning outcomes, the digital transformation advocated by Vidal serves as a dynamic vehicle for achieving profound improvements in both student education and the overall efficiency of the school district.
Darryl Vidal has been consulting with schools implementing technology for over 25 years. His projects include district-wide implementations of VoIP, WIFI, CyberSecurity, Data Center HyperConvergence, and Cloud Computing. His primary instructional focus for over 20 years has been the ever-evolving technology classroom.
Plan for Success
CHAPTER ONE - Digital Transformation Concepts
Why Ask Why? The Process Improvement Cycle
Digital Transformation Concepts
CHAPTER TWO - Digital Transformation Models
Business Model Transformation
Organizational /Cultural Transformation
Customer Experience Transformation
Digital Transformation Challenges & Concerns
Types of Digital Transformation as Applied to K12 Education
CHAPTER THREE - Masters Concepts in K12 Digital Transformation
Masters Skills for K12 Digital Transformation
Masters Programs in K12 Digital Transformation
Advanced Technologies in K12 Digital Transformation
Governance, District Policy and Digital Transformation
CHAPTER FOUR - Cybersecurity Issues in Education
Common Cybersecurity Risks
Major Cybersecurity Trends in Education
Cybersecurity Incident Response
Cybersecurity Incident Reporting
CHAPTER FIVE - The Technical Side of Digital Transformation
Digital Transformation and the District Data Center
Digital Transformation & Student Computing
CHAPTER SIX - A Digital Transformation Process
The Directed Transformation Process in Education
Developing the Opportunity for Directed Digital Transformation
CHAPTER SEVEN - Artificial Intelligence in K12 Education
It’s Already Here
Potential Negative Impacts & Challenges
The Educational Singularity
CHAPTER EIGHT - Embracing the Future: A Vision for Digital Transformation in Education
Just a Recap
The Evolving Landscape of Education
The Power of Imagination
Cultivating Digital Citizenship and Resilience
Ethical Considerations in the Age of AI
Building a Collaborative Ecosystem
Beyond the Classroom Walls
Transforming Education - Evolving, Revisualizing & Reconstructing
I am thrilled to endorse Darryl Vidal's groundbreaking book, Transforming Education: Evolving, Revisualizing and Restructing K12. Darryl has a wealth of experience in this industry and provides real-world examples with a step-by-step approach. Educators and leaders can benefit from the strategies & tools they need to tangibly impact their schools or organizations. This book is a must-read for anyone passionate about reshaping education through technology, offering actionable insights that can drive meaningful change.
After reviewing this amazing body of research and reflecting on the sage advice, I am honored to offer my endorsement to my colleague and friend, Mr. Darryl Vidal. In this book, once again, the reader is artfully escorted through the complexities of technology, transformation, and educational leadership while simultaneously capturing the intellectual capacities of the senior administrators, the tenured educators, and those new to the field of education. Along with his previous work, this book should be listed as mandatory reading for individuals, young and old, committed to self-reflection and our obligation to effectively educate the next generation of social thinkers.
Transforming Education isn't just a concept; it's a vital necessity in today's ever-changing world. As an actor, author, and comedian, I've witnessed the power of learning that goes beyond traditional boundaries. This insightful book provides a concrete plan for schools to ascend from the status quo to the leading - but not bleeding - edge. By leveraging advanced techniques and technologies, while addressing privacy, security and how to deal with AI. Transforming Education is a must-read for all education leaders.
Darryl Vidal's book delves into how school districts can provide 21st-century learning skills by implementing the Digital Transformation Process, leading to improvements in both student education and district operations. Through a step-by-step approach, educators are guided to successfully execute the plan, integrating digital tools seamlessly into classrooms. By embracing this transformative journey, districts can create an environment that fosters innovation, critical thinking, collaboration, and problem-solving skills, ensuring students are equipped for the fast-paced world of the 21st century.