ISTE Standards

The ISTE Standards are a framework for students, educators, administrators, coaches and computer science educators to rethink education and create innovative learning environments. The standards are helping educators and education leaders worldwide re-engineer schools and classrooms for digital age learning, no matter where they are on the journey to effective edtech integration. Visit the ISTE Standards FAQs to learn more.


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a roadmap for innovating education

Transforming education requires us to rethink how we teach and learn. The ISTE Standards act as a roadmap for bold, innovative educators and education leaders to re-engineer their schools and classrooms for digital age learning no matter where they fall on the journey to meaningful, effective ed tech integration.
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  • ISTE Standards for
    Students

    As educators, students are at the center of everything we do. The student standards describe the skills and knowledge they need to thrive, grow and contribute in a global, interconnected and constantly changing society.

  • ISTE Standards for
    Educators

    Educators have always held the key to student success. But their role is changing. The ISTE Standards for Educators define the digital age skills and pedagogical insights educators need to teach, work and learn.

  • ISTE Standards for
    Education Leaders

    The ISTE Standards for Education Leaders guide administrators in supporting digital age learning, creating technology-rich learning environments and leading the transformation of the educational landscape.

  • ISTE Standards for
    Coaches

    Technology coaches help bridge the gap from where we are to where we need to be. The ISTE Standards for Coaches describe the skills and knowledge they need to support their peers in becoming digital age educators.

  • ISTE Standards for
    CS Educators

    The ISTE Standards for Computer Science Educators describe what computer science teachers must know and be able to do to help students effectively integrate these essential concepts.