When it comes to using ed tech to inspire the four C’s: creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration, no one does it better than ISTE members. Maybe that’s because the four C’s are so deeply embedded in the ISTE Standards for Students. And, frankly, no one knows the standards better than ISTE members.
To show you what we mean, here are nine articles – all written by ISTE members – covering topics as diverse as flipped learning, virtual reality, stop animation and digital citizenship. Each one covers important aspects of sound tech integration; each one is standards-aligned.
Take a look:
Student tech teams provide a real-world application for student learning. But where do you begin? Jennifer Scheffer describes how she set up a program that schools around the country emulate.
Using the Universal Design for Learning framework, educators can accommodate students’ natural variability in learning styles and preferences. Luiz Perez and Kendra Grant explain how you can use technology to differentiate student learning.
Google Cardboard, an affordable virtual reality viewer, can immerse students in rich learning experiences. Maureen Yoder explains how kids can travel to Mars, peek inside the human body or visit the Louvre – without ever leaving the classroom.
Paul Zeller writes that technology leaders need a diverse skill set to be successful in today’s complex learning environments. Find out what three skills every tech administrator must have.
Cynthia Vavasseur, Sara Dempster and Cammie Claytor write about a professional learning approach that’s flexible, accessible and will have teachers clamoring for more.
After you flip your classroom, how do you make sure your students are effectively studying the material on their own? Trang Phan illustrates how students can use mind maps to organize their learning.
Creating an educational experience that truly engages all students is not easy to achieve. Stephanie Hatten explains how she uses stop animation to capture students’ imaginations.
Communication and collaboration are hallmarks of the ISTE Standards for Students and Pernille Ripp demonstrates what that looks like in this fun activity that teaches students of all ages and skill levels how to communicate as a team.