Toolbox 7/28/2016

8 tips for creating an extraordinary virtual experience

You can reach nearly anyone, anywhere via platforms like Skype, FaceTime and Google Chat. Here are some tips that will help you make your virtual speaker experience the best it can be — for you, your guests and your students.

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In the classroom 7/27/2016

Elevate learning with drones

When most people think of drones, they don’t usually consider the remote-control video cameras to be classroom tools. But Christopher Carnahan uses them to teach math and other subjects.

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Toolbox 7/20/2016

14 ways to bring Pokemon Go to school

If educators can capture kids’ passion for Pokemon Go, imagine the learning and engagement they can create. Here are 14 ways you can use the augmented reality game to promote and build excitement about your school and drive learning for students.

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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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