Each quarter, the ISTE Board of Directors gathers to provide strategic leadership, offer financial oversight and plan for the organization’s future. Our most recent meeting focused on the impacts of the COVID-…
Topics: digital equity
During a unit on African-American history, Nicole Butler-Hooton asked her second-grade students if they had ever seen anyone in real life who looks like her friend Mr. Hale, a Black teacher from Texas. The…
West TV has been a staple of Massachusetts’ West Elementary School for the last five years. When the show was on hold during COVID-19, technology coach Katherine Fowler could tell that the kids really missed it…
When Alexandra Marlette joined her Atlanta area high school’s technology club, she was the only girl. Despite having experience programming complex robots, she was talked over, not listened to and a 15-…
Hadley Ferguson, ISTE Impact Award winner, was a founder of the popular DIY PD model
As models for professional development go, EdCamp seems an unlikely success.
At an EdCamp…
For those involved in scholastic esports, the explosive growth over the past three years is no surprise. Esports, they say, are no different from traditional extracurricular activities; it’s just taking time…
COVID hasn't gotten the best of us; we won't let it. While it can be hard to be optimistic these days, I try to look for silver linings, and I see many, especially when I think about ISTE.
As a child growing up on a Louisiana bayou, Kimberly Eckert understood that an education was her ticket to a different life. Books and learning were right up her alley, but her dream parted ways with the…
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,…