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ISTE in ACTION: Share your vision for computer science standards

ISTE in ACTION: Share your vision for computer science standards

12/28/2018

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The first time I visited a computer science (CS) classroom, I watched a group of second graders race across the room in a sorting network. “We’re thinking like a computer,” one student explained. “It’s like when we do a project as a group and work on different parts at the same time, we can…

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New role a game-changer for student, teacher digital literacy

New role a game-changer for student, teacher digital literacy

12/28/2018

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I’ve been involved in leveraging technology in education on various continents for nearly 20 years. As a strategy leader of change and a consultant, I’ve learned certain “truths” along this journey: 

  • Designing infrastructure for teaching and learning is…

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A delicate balance: Exploring the relationship between educators and edtech companies

A delicate balance: Exploring the relationship between educators and edtech companies

12/28/2018

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The math students in Amy Tran’s class at Quebec’s Collège Beaubois have an unusual classmate. Eri is an artificial intelligence robot that communicates with them as they try to solve a problem. It understands which concepts they struggle with, and intelligently…

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Robert Joyce: Help students tell their own stories

Robert Joyce: Help students tell their own stories

12/28/2018

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Are term papers dying out? Is the essay becoming obsolete? These questions plague English teachers everywhere as they deplore what video and social media have done to the art of rigorous writing.

But Robert Joyce isn’t one of them.

His students are as likely to…

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Michael Hernandez: Helping students see the world through a new lens

Michael Hernandez: Helping students see the world through a new lens

12/28/2018

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When a group of high school journalists from a wealthy Los Angeles suburb landed in Cuba, they looked around in puzzlement.

“Where are the homeless people?” they asked.

They were surprised to learn that despite the country’s troubled history and…

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A new framework for digital age leadership

A new framework for digital age leadership

12/28/2018

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Individual teachers have been using technology to transform education for decades. But to scale those transformations and meet the learning needs of all students requires education leaders who are visionary, adaptable and thoughtful about managing change, and who model lifelong learning.…

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Use digital curation to unlock Knowledge Constructor, Creative Communicator standards

Use digital curation to unlock Knowledge Constructor, Creative Communicator standards

12/28/2018

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“It gets so much harder when you get down to the last few choices. I want to include them all.”

The student speaking had narrowed down 26 images of historical documents and artifacts related to the bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki to six that reflected her point of view…

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Rafranz Davis: Building equity one student at a time

Rafranz Davis: Building equity one student at a time

12/28/2018

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It was like a scene from a movie. When first-year teacher Rafranz Davis took over the eighth grade math classroom at Ennis Junior High School in Ennis, Texas, just weeks before the state exams, students greeted her by flipping their desks around, putting their feet up and turning their backs in…

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Unleashing every genius: Creative genius isn't rare  but the conditions that nurture it are

Unleashing every genius: Creative genius isn't rare but the conditions that nurture it are

12/28/2018

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Hannah Edge grew tired of heading to the emergency room every time she had an asthma attack. So at age 13, she designed and 3D printed a prototype for a handheld device that can measure lung capacity in real time.

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Librarian of Congress seeks to expand treasures, make library more relatable

Librarian of Congress seeks to expand treasures, make library more relatable

12/28/2018

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Carla Hayden is an anomaly. She’s not only the first woman and African-American to hold the Librarian of Congress position – she’s actually a librarian, too.

That makes her the second in a string of 14 historians, lawyers, even a poet who have held this post by presidential…

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