It’s hard to pin down what makes the ISTE Conference & Expo such fertile
ground for inspiration. Maybe it’s the constant hum of excitement and passion
that permeates the environment. Maybe it’s the steady exchange of new ideas and
Whatever the case, if you haven’t experienced it for yourself — or even if
you have and want to refresh your memory — here’s a taste of what ISTE 2015 has to offer. Below are
the five most popular videos from ISTE 2014:
The power and danger of “What if?”
"What if we could teach differently and embrace curiosity in our students?
What if we allowed our students to be a little bit more curious and dig in the
mud just a little bit more?" 2013 National Teacher of the Year Jeff Charbonneau
reveals how exploring these questions helped him get students fired up about
Making is a universal language for learning, says Dale Dougherty, founder of
Make magazine and the mind behind Maker Faires. In this EdTekTalk,
Dougherty delves into the value of making
5-minute film school
Cinematic storytelling engages students’ hearts as well as their minds to
create meaningful projects they’ll never forget. Use these filmmaking tips from
Apple Distinguished Educator Michael Hernandez to help kids create videos
they’ll be proud to share with the world.
3 stories of love & audacity
When students use design thinking to solve real-world problems, they build
confidence as well as skills. In this EdTekTalk, architect Emily Pilloton shares
the transformative power of designing and building with love.
8 essential elements of PBL
Project-based learning begins with a driving question, and students learn
what they need to know en route to answering it, says tech integration expert
Michael Gorman. He outlines the eight essential elements for true project-based
What was your most inspiring moment from ISTE 2014?