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Small Actions Lead to Seismic Shifts in Learning

07/13/2021

Topics: edtech, K-12 education ISTE

Welcoming a new school year is the perfect time to start fresh and free. Over the past year, educators around the world and in every context were reminded about what really matters – each and every student.…

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Students Refurbish Computers To Help Seniors Connect With Loved Ones

06/25/2021

Topics: Project-based learning

Senior citizens had a hard time during the COVID pandemic. With most retirement homes closed to visitors for months on end, residents were unable to see friends and family.

Matthew Cerza, a teenager…

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Seizing the Opportunity for Transformational Change 

05/01/2021

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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-…

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Teacher Nicole Butler-Hooton connects with her students remotely

Oregon Teacher of the Year Brings Inclusion and Connection to Students

05/01/2021

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…

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Jackson Albert remote learning

How Remote Learning Brought Out Creative Thinking in Schools

04/01/2021

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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…

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Diya Nair gives a presentation on girls in computer science

More Girls Choosing Computer Science Despite Roadblocks

03/15/2021

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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-…

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Hadley Ferguson

Hadley Ferguson: EdCamp Helps Teachers Change the World

02/23/2021

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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…

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Esports Offer a Way to Engage Hard-to-Reach Students

02/02/2021

Topics: esports

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…

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Rand Hansen

Let’s Embrace the Silver Linings to Reimagine Education 

01/01/2021

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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. 

Our…

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Liz Kolb

Liz Kolb: Ensuring Edtech Tools Add Value

01/01/2021

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Amid All the Cool Edtech Tools, Liz Kolb Keeps the Focus on Learning

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