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ISTE19 to inspire educators from around the world with bold speakers that touch on the future of learning, creativity, resilience
April 08, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Educators from around the world will gather in the historic city of Philadelphia this summer to chart the future of learning in their schools and discover ways to reach all students.
March 12, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 12, 2019 – The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) announced a new SkillRise initiative.
ISTE and Project Unicorn Release Buying Guide to Help Educators Make Better Technology Purchasing Decisions
March 07, 2019
AUSTIN, Texas – March 6, 2019 – Technology is transforming education through the ability to personalize learning, access real-time data and empower students with the tools to be problem-solvers.
ISTE and Discovery Education Launch New Partnership Offering Members Innovative and Engaging Digital Resources that Bring STEM to Life in the Classroom
February 06, 2019
Silver Spring, Maryland – The International Society for Technology and Education (ISTE) a global education organization with a bold vision that technology can transform teaching and learning, accelerate innovation, and solve tou
ISTE Carefully Watching Congress as Education Dollars for Local Schools and Students Face Uncertain Futures
December 28, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC - July 14, 2017 - The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is anxiously following Congress as it eyes a slight increase in funding for education technology while also looking to severely curtail investments in
New Book from ISTE Shows Educators How to Help Students Distinguish Between Fact and Fiction in the Age of Fake News
December 19, 2018
WASHINGTON – December 19, 2018 – The International Society for Technology in Education, the premier source for books about education technology, is releasing a new book,
New ISTE Book Explores What Artificial Intelligence is and How Educators Can Use it as a Tool for Learning
December 17, 2018
WASHINGTON – December 17, 2018 – The children inch toward the robot sitting in the corner of the classroom and proceed to inspect its wires, screws, arms, the wall plug, and the wheels that function as its feet. They want interaction. They want to know if it is friendly.
December 11, 2018
WASHINGTON December 11, 2018 The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) announced the results of its election for board of directors.
October 09, 2018
Detroit — October 9, 2018 — The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) announced its new ISTE Standards for Educators: Computational Thinking Competen
ISTE and Nearpod Team Up to Equip Teachers with Premium Digital Content to Prepare Students for the 21st Century
September 27, 2018
MIAMI – Thursday, September 27, 2018 – Nearpod, the instructional technology partner helping districts and schools transform teaching through award-winning software and standards-aligned, ready-to-run lessons, today announced an initiative to prov
August 23, 2018
WASHINGTON — August 23, 2018 — With summer coming to an end, students, educators and parents are heading into a new school year filled with new possibilities.
July 25, 2018
WASHINGTON — July 24, 2018 — With the need to prepare next-generation teachers at a critical juncture, the opportunity for Congress to make an impact on the future of education has never been
July 18, 2018
For more than 20 years, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has been a member of the national bodies that review and accredit educator preparation programs that use the ISTE Standards — Counci
June 27, 2018
CHICAGO — June 27, 2018 — The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and TED announced a partnership that will encourage educators to spread innovative ideas and powe
June 27, 2018
CHICAGO - June 27, 2018 - Educators came from near and far to the 2018 ISTE Conference & Expo in Chicago to learn about the latest approaches in teaching and learning. As one of the world’s most influential edtech events, ISTE 2018 had record-setting attendance.
June 26, 2018
CHICAGO – June 26, 2018 – The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) honored five visionaries in edtech with the coveted ISTE Making IT Happen Award at the ISTE Conference & Expo in Chicago.
June 25, 2018
Chicago – June 25, 2018 – The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is beginning enrollment today for ISTE U, an online professional learning hub for teachers and leaders to build critica
June 25, 2018
CHICAGO – June 25, 2018 – Taking the lead on exploring the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in education, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and General Motors (GM) have partnered on a multi-year initiative that includes professional learning for teachers and ha
June 24, 2018
CHICAGO – June 24, 2018 – Education leaders understand that technology can accelerate teaching and learning in their classrooms, and they now have a framework to help focus their digital leadership.
May 23, 2018
Washington, D.C.—May 23, 2018—Today, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) announced its first-ever teacher certification based on the ISTE Standards.
May 18, 2018
OLYMPIA—May 18, 2018—Today’s students are “digital natives,” and need to be prepared to thrive in the ever-growing technology-powered world.
May 16, 2018
Washington, DC - May 16, 2018 - Statement from Richard Culatta, CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), about the U.S. Senate vote on net neutrality:
April 20, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 20, 2018 — Imagine, as a teacher, being able to help students “walk” through the solar system. Or virtually face a hurricane. Or experience what it’s like to have a heart beating in their hands.
March 21, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 21, 2018 — The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), a national nonprofit that aims to accelerate the use of technology to solve tough problems and inspire innovation, applauded the U.S.
February 15, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 15, 2018 – The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) today announced that several new products have earned the prestigious ISTE Seal of Alignment.
ISTE CEO Richard Culatta Disappointed by President Donald Trump's Proposed Budget for FY 2019 that Eliminates Programs that Support Educators
February 13, 2018
Washington - February 13, 2018 - Statement from Richard Culatta, CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), about President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2019:
February 09, 2018
WASHINGTON — February 9, 2018 — Governors, in their just-delivered State of the State addresses, highlighted major initiatives around using technology effectively in schools, expanding support for computational thinking, and building infrastructure that supports students and educators with digita
December 19, 2017
Washington, D.C. – December 19, 2017 –The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) today announced the results of its election for board of directors.
December 11, 2017
Washington, D.C. (December 11, 2017) – Education leaders from across the country will gather in Washington, DC, for the 2018 EdTech Advocacy and Policy Summit, March 14-15.
November 30, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Nov. 30, 2017 — Earlier this month, the Vermont State Board of Education unanimously adopted the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards for Students.
November 15, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 15, 2017 – The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is calling on educators to help set a vision for what future digital leadership should look like.
November 02, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO — The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and BrightBytes, a leading K-12 learning analytics platform, today announced a new collaboration aimed at helping school and d
ISTE Applauds Senate Investment in Professional Development, Expresses Concerns Over Low Edtech Funding Levels
September 06, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC September 6, 2017 - International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) expressed mixed reactions to the education-funding bill that the U.S.
ISTE Names Accomplished National Edtech Leader to Direct Learning Team Focused on Year-Round Offerings for Members
August 09, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC - August 9, 2017 - The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has named Joseph South, a strategic national edtech expert focused on evidence-based learning transformation, as the organization's chief learning of
June 26, 2017
SAN ANTONIO, TX - June 26, 2017 - ISTE today named a diverse group of educators, policymakers and private-sector thought leaders from around the world as recipients of the prestigious ISTE Making IT Happen Awards at the ISTE Conference & Expo.
June 25, 2017
SAN ANTONIO, TX - June 25, 2017 - Technology in classrooms across the country looks very different than it did almost a decade ago when ISTE last released standards aimed at teachers.
June 06, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C - June 6, 2017 - There is a lot of information that children can find on the internet, and studies have shown that students are spending an increasing amount of time online. How can we help our children become good, responsible digital citizens?
June 05, 2017
May 25, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C - May 25, 2017 - Today, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) announced the winner of the 2017 Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education's (JDLTE) Research Paper Award and the 2017 Professional Lear
Statement from ISTE CEO Richard Culatta on Trump Administration's FY18 Budget Proposal to Defund Title IV, Part A
May 23, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C - May 23, 2017 - Statement from Richard Culatta, CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), on President Donald Trump' 's FY18 budget request:
May 16, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C - May 16, 2017 - The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has selected its 2017 award-winners, including educators working in India, Canada and across the United States.
May 15, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C - May 15, 2017 - A Wisconsin educator says waiting until college or later to learn computer coding skills is too late, and she’s started a crusade to motivate teachers to introduce these skills to students as early as kindergarten through fifth grade.
ISTE Board of Directors Selects Recognized Leader in Education and Innovation as New Leader for a New Era
May 05, 2017
April 5, 2017—The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Board of Directors has named Richard Culatta as its CEO. Culatta is the former director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S.
May 01, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C - May 1, 2017 - The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) reacted favorably to today’s bipartisan congressional budget agreement but objected to underfunding the effective use of technology to transfo
ISTE Interim CEO Receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Long-standing Commitment to Education Technology
April 10, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C.— April 10, 2017—International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Interim CEO Cheryl Scott Williams has received the 2017 Seymour Papert Lifetime Achievement Award from CoSN (Consortium for School Networking).
New ISTE Book Challenges Educators to Integrate Digital Age Skills to Prepare Students for the Future
April 07, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C - April 7, 2017 - ISTE, the premier source for books on education technology, has a new publication for teachers struggling to incorporate digital age skills, such as innovation, digital literacy, collaboration and crit
March 09, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C - Mar. 9, 2017 - The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), the premier source for books on education technology, is proud to announce its latest publication.
Capella University earns ISTE Seal of Alignment for Professional Development Courses for Digital Age Classrooms
February 15, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Feb. 15, 2017 - The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) today announced that Capella University earned the Seal of Alignment for Readiness to the ISTE Standards for Teachers.
Statement of the Education and Libraries Networks Coalition rRegarding Chairman Pai's Recent Decisions Affecting the Universal Service Lifeline and E-Rate Programs
February 07, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Feb. 07, 2017 - The Education and Libraries Networks Coalition (EdLiNC) is extremely disappointed by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's unilateral decision to revoke the designation of several telecommunications companies as Lifeline broadband providers.
February 06, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Feb. 06, 2017 - Educators from across the country and around the world have already provided invaluable feedback for the soon-to-be-released International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards for Teachers.
Team of ed tech experts convened by ISTE to provide vision for the future of teaching with technology
November 02, 2016
Draft of refreshed ISTE Standards for Teachers to be available online for public feedback in November 2016
New titles in the Mobile Learning Mindset Series from ISTE provide teachers, coaches with road map for successful BYOD and 1:1 initiatives
October 18, 2016
Six-book series by ed tech leader Carl Hooker offers mobile learning implementation strategies for different audiences
September 28, 2016
Autodesk Tinkercad and Certiport IC3 Global Standard 5 Certification Program earn Seal of Alignment for Readiness
Statement from ISTE CEO Brian Lewis on fiscal year 2017 funding for the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants Program
July 07, 2016
Washington, D.C. - July 7, 2016 - Statement from Brian Lewis, CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), on the House Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee' 's approval of $1 billion of funding in fiscal year 2017 fo
June 26, 2016
ISTE and Microsoft collaborate to provide new school planning and professional learning resources
Multi-project initiative to include first of its kind blueprint for school transformation, leadership courses, school development tools.
ISTE 2016 EdTekTalks feature change agents in engineering, aviation, agriculture, science, exercise and social science
May 10, 2016
Mini-keynotes push attendees to think in new ways to transformthe future of learning
Power of digital age learning shared with Malaysian Ministry of Education coaches responsible to train 11,000 school principals
May 07, 2016
ISTE, MDEC partner to provide professional learning on digital age skills, computational thinking for Malaysian educational leaders
April 27, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 27, 2016 - Today, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) announced its 2016 award winners, honoring individuals who are paving the way for connected learning.
December 14, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Dec. 14, 2015 - The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) today announced the results of its 2015 election for board of directors.
December 10, 2015
Washington, D.C. - December 10, 2015 - Statement from Brian Lewis, CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE):
December 07, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Dec. 7, 2015 - Today the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) opened nominations for its 2016 awards honoring exceptional educators and leaders who are leading the way to connected learning.
ISTE and IMS Global Learning Consortium unveil white paper for building standards-based ecosystem for technology adoption and integration
November 09, 2015
Collaboratively-developed white paper provides framework for comprehensive approach to technology adoption and integration
Get Active: Reimagining Learning Spaces for Student Success, provides guide for designing digital age learning environments
November 09, 2015
New resource outlines how to create engaging, collaborative and active spaces for learning
October 21, 2015
Tool allows leaders to evaluate and plan for effective transition to digital learning
ISTE celebrates Digital Citizenship Week with new white paper exploring how to build and keep a positive digital identity
October 20, 2015
White paper joins growing collection of resources to support the development of good digital citizenship skills for students, teachers and parents
ISTE announces three new titles in The Flipped Learning Series: English Instruction, Math Instruction and Social Studies
October 06, 2015
Guidebooks from bestselling authors Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams support teachers who are flipping their classrooms
Statement from ISTE CEO Brian Lewis on introduction of the bipartisan Digital Learning Equity Act of 2015
September 22, 2015
Nonprofit supports bill that aims to close the homework gap
Washington, D.C. – September 22, 2015 – Statement from Brian Lewis, CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®):
Third edition of Digital Citizenship in Schools provides framework for preparing productive, responsible technology users
September 15, 2015
New ISTE book guides educators in creating and implementing digital citizenship programs
Statement from ISTE CEO Brian Lewis on results of the PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools
August 24, 2015
ISTE believes that investment in providing educators with ongoing, meaningful professional learning is paramount to student success
June 16, 2015
Nonprofit urges adoption of I-TECH in final bill
Washington, D.C. – July 16, 2015 – Statement from Brian Lewis, CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®):
Science teachers will "flip" for new ISTE book by bestselling authors and flipped learning pioneersJon Bergmann and Aaron Sams
April 29, 2015
First title in series of guidebooks for infusing flipped learning across the subject areas
March 20, 2015
" "Securing the Connected Classroom: Technology Planning to Keep Students Safe" " provides practical advice for making effective tech decisions.
ISTE board member S. Dallas Dance named "20 to Watch" honoree by the National School Boards Association
March 17, 2015
Baltimore County Public Schools superintendent recognized for building equitable, effective, digital learning environment
Critically acclaimed journalist, educator and activist Soledad O'Brien to deliver opening keynote at ISTE 2015
March 05, 2015
World-class keynotes will inspire attendees to push limits in transforming learning
ISTE, Arab Bureau for Education for the Gulf States sign second agreement to collaborate on digital age learning and teaching programs
March 05, 2015
ISTE, Arab Bureau for Education for the Gulf States sign second agreement
to collaborate on digital age learning and teaching programs
January 21, 2015
Game for Helping Students Build Foundational Tech Skills Recognized for Aligning to the ISTE Standards for Students
January 12, 2015
Experienced Fundraiser, Collaborator and Strategic Planner Joins Leading Global Nonprofit Serving Educators
ISTE Launches Project ReimaginED, New Social Learning Community for K-12 Teachers, Technology Coaches
November 12, 2014
Online Community Will Collaborate to Redesign Learning Activities to Align to ISTE Standards and Common Core State Standards
ISTE Launches Free Diagnostic Tool, Resource Library for Schools and Districts Navigating the Road to Technology Integration
October 27, 2014
New Lead & Transform Movement, Based on ISTE' 's Essential Conditions for Technology Integration, Provides Toolkit for Tech Integration Planning
September 23, 2014
" "Reinventing Project-Based Learning: Your Field Guide to Real-World Projects in the Digital Age, Second Edition" " Highlights Use of Available and Emerging Technologies
July 21, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. July 21, 2014 ISTE 2014 was one for the record books. With 16,288 registered attendees from 67 nations and nearly 540 exhibitors with 1,359 booths, the ISTE Conference & Expo — one of the world' '
July 11, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. July 11, 2014 The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) today issued the following statement from CEO Brian Lewis following the Federal Communications Commission' 's (FCC) vote on the proposal
June 28, 2014
ATLANTA June 28, 2014 The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) today bestowed the 2014 Making IT Happen Award on four outstanding education