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The parent connection: Bringing families along on the edtech journey

09/30/2020

Topics: Parent & community engagement

Herman Perez has twin sixth graders in Texas’ McAllen Independent School District. He’s used to seeing them hop on the school issued iPads for homework. Last spring, when the pandemic hit and McAllen closed,…

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Research Connections: Bringing the ISTE Standards to more classrooms

09/30/2020

Topics: ISTE Standards for Students

Since their initial release in the 1990s, the ISTE Standards have set a high bar for educators and education leaders around the world who are seeking to evolve…

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LeeAnn Lindsey

Digital citizenship lessons start with a simple conversation

09/30/2020

Topics: Digital Citizenship

Do you remember the public service announcements from the mid-2010s that featured different scenarios of parents (sometimes awkwardly) talking to their children about underage drinking?

If this doesn’t…

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What works: Computational thinking plays big role in learning about moral development

09/30/2020

Topics: ISTE Standards for Students

In teaching 10th graders about the law, Katrina Traylor Rice starts with the basics: How do we know what’s right and what’s wrong?

In her Introduction to the Law and Speech Communication class, she…

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Jorge Valenzuela

Member Profile: Jorge Valenzuela found his purpose as a national education advocate

09/30/2020

Topics: Advocacy and funding

Working as an instructional specialist in Richmond, Virginia, Jorge Valenzuela knew his mission was to help other educators elevate their work. But it wasn’t until he spoke in front of the U.S. Senate that he…

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Jon Neale

Global Focus: How communitywide digital training supports a school vision

09/30/2020

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In recent years, Halcyon London International School has received accolades for the way it leverages the power of digital technologies to support and transform learning experiences. The secret to our success?…

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Richard Culatta

Times are changing and we’re evolving!

09/30/2020

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In 1979, ISTE began offering our first member magazine, a humble newsletter called “The Oregon Computing Teacher.” Over the years, our magazine has evolved many times, becoming The Computing Teacher, Learning…

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Teaching anti-racism

09/29/2020

Topics: anti-racism, digital equity

We’ve reached a watershed moment in racial history. What will educators choose to do with it?

When high school junior Jadyn Page first watched the video of George Floyd’s death at the hands of…

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Two teachers hand out laptops during COVID-19

How we fared when COVID-19 forced us to reinvent learning

06/24/2020

Topics: COVID-19

It all felt a bit surreal. 

One minute, students were looking forward to spring break. Then COVID-19 flipped the – world on its head. Home be­came school. Parents became teachers. And teachers…

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Bill Bass, president of ISTE Board

Leading in the moment that matters

06/24/2020

Topics: COVID-19

As we all adjust to the new (ab)normal that exists in the wake of the COVID-19 pan­demic, I’ve been reflecting on how the ISTE community responded to the crisis. In two words: You led. 

In fact,…

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