In the classroom 12/8/2016

6 reasons for coding in K-5 classrooms

Elementary school students are the perfect age to learn coding. Here are five reasons why you should teach K-5 students to code.

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Press Releases 12/7/2016

Power of digital age learning shared with Malaysian Ministry of Education coaches responsible to train 11,000 school principals

ISTE, MDEC partner to provide professional learning on digital age skills, computational thinking for Malaysian educational leaders

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In the classroom 12/7/2016

5 ways to support creative coding

Scratch activity cards are designed to let students learn coding at their own pace and personalize their projects. Here are five tips to help you support students in creating their own interactive creations.

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

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