Professional development 5/26/2017

Bring the feel of an edtech conference to your district PD

Good tech PD can be difficult to pull off. If you want to make it engaging, convenient and memorable, organize a districtwide conference.

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Press Releases 5/25/2017

ISTE announces 2017 Research Paper Award winner, Professional Learning Network award honorees

Today, ISTE announced the winner of the 2017 Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education's (JDLTE) Research Paper Award and the 2017 Professional Learning Network (PLN) awards honorees.

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In the classroom 5/24/2017

Polarized? Not this student-created election!

Middle-schoolers look past divisiveness to create a presidential election based on civility – and learn important skills at the same time.

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Community Voices & Insights

Insights
Oftentimes, parents and community members don’t necessarily understand the value or the purpose of how teachers are integrating tech into their classrooms. It’s important to advocate for educational technology in terms of educating parents and the community.
Sara Hunter, District Technology and Math Specialist, Zionsville, IN
Connect
ISTE becomes your guide in integrating technology because you find there all the resources and connections with leading brands, leading presenters, leading institutions and affiliates. All of these connections enrich you as a teacher, especially if you are from outside the US. As an outside teacher or a foreign teacher, you find ISTE is your connection with the tech world.
Dr. Mahmud Shihab, Head of Educational Technology, Beirut, Lebanon
Pernille Ripp Passion-based learning
ISTE Essential Conditions 14 critical elements

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