Student voices 4/27/2017

When students become teachers

Students in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District advocate for edtech by sharing the value of videoconferencing with teachers and lawmakers.

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ISTE Connects blog 4/27/2017

Learning happens in a zigzag – and that’s OK

Jad Abumrad, creator of NPR's "Radiolab," believes that the act of teaching should be more like the act of living. He will be a keynote speaker at ISTE 2017.

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ISTE Connects blog 4/26/2017

Reshan Richards: ISTE 2017 is a networking amplifier

ISTE 2017 presenter Reshan Richards talks about what he likes most about the ISTE Conference & Expo and shares a little bit about himself.

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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
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
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