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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Press Releases 5/23/2017

Statement from ISTE CEO Richard Culatta on Trump administration’s FY18 budget proposal to defund Title IV, Part A

Statement from Richard Culatta, CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), on President Donald Trump’s FY18 budget request

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In the classroom 5/23/2017

Teach digital curation with depth

With so much information available, it’s imperative that students develop the skills to effectively find and evaluate sources of information, categorize what they have found and create new meaning from those materials.

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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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