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Recommendations for Helping Students Catch Up After Disrupted Learning

09/08/2021

Topics: Education leadership

As students return to the classroom, addressing instructional time lost to COVID-19 may be one of educators’ greatest challenges this new school year. Although students have made a range of…

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Visionary ISTE Founder Left a Legacy of Innovation and Promise

09/02/2021

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Dave Moursund, who founded the organization that would become the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), died Sept. 1 at the age of 84.

He helped transform a relatively small…

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6 Ways the Pandemic Transformed Schooling — But Will It Last?

08/18/2021

Topics: Assessment, digital equity, Global collaboration, Personalized Learning

After nearly a year and a half of pandemic-related disruption, going back to school this year will look unlike anything we’ve ever seen before. And that’s a good thing — or at least it should be. 

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Words Matter — Supporting LGBTQ Colleagues and Students  

07/22/2021

Topics: Equity and inclusion

As I work through the requirements of my ISTE Certification, I am learning more about using the…

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How School Districts Can Get the Most Out of American Rescue Plan Act Funds

07/20/2021

Topics: edtech funding

States and districts are planning how to invest their share of the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds from the…

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A Silver Lining Playbook for Turning Disruption Into Innovation

07/06/2021

Topics: Education leadership

After more than a year of struggle and stress, many educators are hungry for a return to normal. But what are they really going back to?

Copious research shows that in education, what’s familiar and…

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How States Can Support the Next Generation of Digital Citizens

06/15/2021

Topics: Digital Citizenship

The American Rescue Plan Act recently made unprecedented investments into…

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5 Ways To Get on Top of the Education Recovery

06/09/2021

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Across school systems and around the globe, the pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on students. Some have thrived in online learning environments, while others have suffered from low-quality or…

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How Education Leaders Can Build Capacity for Digital Teaching and Learning

03/17/2021

Topics: Advocacy and funding

As the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations accelerate, increasing numbers of students are returning…

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Speak Up About Racial Microaggressions in Schools

02/11/2021

Topics: Inclusion

Cheyenne Batista, a former classroom educator and school founder, was about to get into a taxi in New York’s swanky Upper East Side in the fall of 2020 when the insult occurred. A woman exiting a taxi that…

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