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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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Kimberly Eckert

Kimberly Eckert Is Passionate About Empowering Diverse Educators

03/02/2021

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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…

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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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