In the classroom 3/24/2017

5 tips for successful tech implementation

Whether you have a single iPad or MacBook or are in a 1:1 environment, use these five tips for successfully integrating the devices into your classroom.

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ISTE Connects blog 3/23/2017

The 11 hottest edtech topics of 2017 (so far)

The most compelling topics among educators who embrace technology for learning and teaching are not about the tech at all, but about the students. Here’s a list of the hottest topics in ed tech for 2017.

TAGS: 1:1 Augmented reality Coding Computational thinking Curriculum Maker movement Standards

Set the standard 3/23/2017

Student empowerment — from vision to practice

Predicting the future accurately is difficult, if not impossible, but signs point to an ongoing disruption that will reward those who are nimble, self-motivated, adaptable and able to persevere.

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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
Pernille Ripp Passion-based learning
ISTE Essential Conditions 14 critical elements

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