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Before Using School Technology, Know Your Edtech Purpose


Topics: ISTE Standards

The ISTE Standards represent an ambitious framework for using technology for learning, but they are easily achievable when schools and…


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4 Innovative Trends in K-12 Education


Topics: Online learning

The past couple of years have brought tremendous disruption to the world of education, leading to teacher burnout, student anxiety and parent frustration.

But out of all the upheaval some amazing…


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5 Skills To Prepare Students for Future Jobs


Topics: coding

Back in middle school, Derek Ham used to hang out in the library making bitmap images in Microsoft Paint. Today he meticulously recreates historic scenes from Black history in virtual reality.


Two teachers at the ISTE conference experiment with Google Cardboard

The Hottest Topics in Edtech for 2022!


Topics: ISTELive 22

When you have a monumental event like a global pandemic, it’s really easy to focus on the negative disruptions and miss the positive impacts. 

And no one would argue that COVID-19 has had a…


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3 Questions To Ask Before Choosing a New Edtech Tool


Topics: Tools, devices & apps

In a technology ecosystem where thousands of products are clamoring for attention, choosing the right tool for your school or classroom can be tricky. Sifting through the marketing claims to find software that…


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How One District Bridged the Digital Divide


Topics: social-emotional learning

Prior to the pandemic, we knew we had a digital divide at Highline Public Schools in Washington state that prevented too many of our students from accessing their learning from home.

Then schools closed…


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3 Ways To Stay on the Path To Digital Equity


Topics: digital equity

The pandemic has challenged all educators and pushed us further than we ever thought possible. In less than a year, schools and districts launched online programs to meet the needs of students and families.…


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Recommendations for Helping Students Catch Up After Disrupted Learning


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…


ISTE Founder Dave Moursund poses with educators at ISTE19

Visionary ISTE Founder Left a Legacy of Innovation and Promise



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?


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.