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The five pillars of edtech procurement

12/25/2019

Topics: Procurement

As educators rethink how they make technology decisions, these are the critical factors to consider

You never know what you might find in a school closet. Old floppy disks. Mimeograph paper. Textbooks from the 1970s.

What Wiley Brazier V discovered when…

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From discord to civil discourse: Including the human aspects of digital citizenship can lead to cultural shifts

12/24/2019

Topics: #DigCitCommit, Digital & media literacy, Digital Citizenship

Gun violence, climate change, immigration, abortion. There seems to be no end to the number of divisive issues that are causing people from all walks of life to lash out in angry ways.

It’s not…

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Teachers training on iPads.

Standards Spotlight: Using the ISTE Standards to guide system-level decisions

12/24/2019

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As a district leader for Arlington Public Schools, I have a somewhat wonky title that barely fits on a business card. I’m an instructional technology integration analyst and I serve as the liaison between the…

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Wiley Brazier V

Member Profile: Wiley Brazier V uses technology to help students soar

12/24/2019

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Many of the disadvantaged students in Wiley Brazier V’s hometown have never traveled beyond the city limits. But when he opens the doors to his new K-12 charter school at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport in…

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Students watch a livestream of an African safari

What Works: Virtual safaris bring the wilds of Africa to the classroom

12/24/2019

Topics: Global Collaborator, ISTE Standards for Students

Every year, Stacey Moore’s third graders in Virginia Beach, Virginia, are transported to Africa where they ride along with a naturalist on safari.

It all happens virtually via WildEarth Kids and…

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Marina Umaschi Bers

Interview: Marina Umaschi Bers on CS, CT and coding lessons in early childhood education

12/24/2019

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It’s not every day that a book focused on preschool and kindergarten children dives into ways to teach them to be producers rather than mere consumers of technology. But Marina Umaschi Bers, Ph.D.,…

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Matt Hiefield

Member Voices: 3 ways districts can support learning with meaningful tech use

12/24/2019

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As disparities in technology and connectivity continue to shrink in U.S. schools, another significant edtech divide is opening up related to opportunities for all students to experience meaningful instruc­tion…

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Lisa Nash

Global Focus: Digital library helps students become responsible, autonomous learners

12/24/2019

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Today, students’ access to information is made possible by their connection to devices both at home and at school. As the digital learning and library services officer for the Catholic Education Diocese of…

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Bill Bass, president of ISTE Board

From the ISTE Board: How all educators can embrace their roles as leaders

12/24/2019

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When the ISTE Standards for Educators were updated recently, one of the additions I was most excited about was that of “Leader.” Our educational systems need leaders who will help bring change to our classrooms…

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Rhonda Ford

ISTE in Action: Let’s link arms to pursue, realize true transformation

12/24/2019

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“We who believe in freedom cannot rest until it comes.”
– Ella’s Song by Bernice Johnson Reagan, Sweet Honey in the Rock

As ISTE begins its fifth decade, I’ve…

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