Student voices 2/27/2017

Student-created robotics program brings STEM to all learners

Modeled on Special Olympics Unified Sports teams, Special Olympics Unified Robotics is a student-designed and -implemented program that brings STEM and robotics to high school students with special needs.

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Professional development 2/24/2017

6 ways to design an edcamp for all learners

Turn day-long edtech professional development into an edcamp – an educator-driven, educator-led gathering where participants share ideas, practices and strategies.

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Lead the way 2/23/2017

How moonshot thinking transformed a school

Find out how award-winning educator Fanny Passeport revolutionized learning at her school using design thinking.

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Community Voices & Insights

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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
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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
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ISTE Essential Conditions 14 critical elements

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