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WHAT WORKS: Program turns teachers into STEM researchers

WHAT WORKS: Program turns teachers into STEM researchers

03/18/2018

Topics: Digital Citizenship, Gamification

Cybersecurity is the digital Wild West, and students at College Station High School in Texas are preparing for it by creating a virtual network and using it to practice stopping simulated attacks – just like real-world cybersecurity researchers do.

Science and technology…

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Melina Uncapher: Neuroscientist is connecting the science of learning to education practice

Melina Uncapher: Neuroscientist is connecting the science of learning to education practice

03/18/2018

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It’s a given that an assistant professor in the department of neurology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), a woman who leads the Science of Learning research network funded by National Science Foundation and is executive director of the Institute for Applied Neuroscience…

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ISTE in ACTION: Share your vision for computer science standards

ISTE in ACTION: Share your vision for computer science standards

03/18/2018

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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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MEMBER PROFILE: Amy Tran is creating the school of tomorrow

MEMBER PROFILE: Amy Tran is creating the school of tomorrow

03/18/2018

Topics: Education leadership

In a corner of their high school fabrication lab, Amy Tran’s students are building a model of London. But this isn’t just any London.

It’s a futuristic smart city where garbage- collecting robots use sensors to navigate the streets, smart lights turn on and…

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GLOBAL FOCUS: Product competition fills learning gaps, lets learners apply the ISTE Standards

GLOBAL FOCUS: Product competition fills learning gaps, lets learners apply the ISTE Standards

03/18/2018

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As a business teacher in India teaching grades 11 and 12, I’ve realized there are many gaps between the curriculum and real life.

The major gaps include: once students choose the business major, they don’t have access to STEAM subjects; all…

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Immersive tech is bringing new learning opportunities to classrooms

Immersive tech is bringing new learning opportunities to classrooms

12/15/2017

Topics: Augmented reality, Digital Citizenship

Can you believe the explosion of immersive technology in 2017? We saw virtual reality (VR) spike with virtual field trips taking students all around the world. And augmented reality (AR) began ramping up again. These technologies have been around for a long time, so what happened? Money…

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How student-centered learning is delivering on its promises

How student-centered learning is delivering on its promises

12/15/2017

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Last year, a group of high school students wondered what it would take to govern a country. So they organized. They wrote a constitution. They set up an economy. And they ran their mock government outside of class all year long.

The project wasn’t graded, and they didn’t…

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ISTE IN ACTION: How technology can address equity gaps

ISTE IN ACTION: How technology can address equity gaps

12/15/2017

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In the book Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think, authors Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler make the case that opportunity gaps are often not a matter of scarcity of resources, but a…

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TAKE ACTION: Connecticut endorses ISTE Standards for Students, Educators

TAKE ACTION: Connecticut endorses ISTE Standards for Students, Educators

12/15/2017

Topics: Advocacy

The Connecticut Commission for Educational Technology, our state’s educational technology lead, unanimously adopted the ISTE Standards for Students last year and the ISTE Standards for Educators last June, becoming the first state to do so in both cases. 

We see the ISTE…

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

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

12/15/2017

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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 different…

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