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All in! 4 leaders share how a districtwide vision led to transformation

06/17/2019

Topics: Education leadership, ISTE Standards for Education Leaders

Too often, tech integration is driven by innovative teachers working alone in classrooms, tech directors and coordinators with too many teachers to adequately serve, or a single school that becomes the showcase…

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Students program a robot

Building AI: When student creators meet artificial intelligence, sparks fly

06/17/2019

Topics: Artificial intelligence, Coding & robotics

Gati Aher already has some ideas about how artificial intelligence could improve her after-school job.

It’s a small business with a heavy focus on marketing, where some employees spend hours each day…

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Mike Welsh

Mike Walsh discusses AI, 5G networks and our relationship with tech

06/17/2019

Topics: Artificial intelligence, Digital & media literacy

When you want to know what the future holds for your students, Mike Walsh is the go-to guy.

Walsh is the CEO of the very appropriately named consultancy Tomorrow, but his description of his role is more…

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Children work together on a computer

CT Competencies: Embrace integration across the curriculum

06/17/2019

Topics: Computational Thinking, Computational Thinking Competencies, ISTE Standards

When embarking on your school or district’s computer science (CS) journey, computa­tional thinking (CT) should be taught first, primarily because CT helps learners under­stand the logic and algorithmic…

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Trina Davis

Trina Davis: She’s reinventing how educators learn to teach STEM

06/17/2019

Topics: STEM, Teacher training

To create unforgettable STEM experiences for students, teachers need to have them first.

That’s how Trina Davis sees it. An associate professor for Texas A&M University’s Department of Teaching…

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Nikki D. Robertson

Empowering students to be masters of their own learning

06/17/2019

Topics: Libraries, student-centered learning

During my first stint as an elementary school librarian in the mid-1990s, I stumbled upon the magic of learning centers. Centers, which allow students to choose from a variety of learning activities, empower…

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A high schools student tends a hydroponic growing system

Food computer is catalyst for growth at innovation lab

06/17/2019

Topics: student-centered learning

At Andover High School in Andover, Massachusetts, students’ work on a computer-controlled hydroponic growing system earned a gold medal at an international tech competition in China.

It was a high honor…

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Jason Trinh

Building a diverse, inclusive edtech community

06/17/2019

Topics: digital equity

When students enter our classrooms for the first time, teachers may unconsciously judge them based on where they sit. Did they choose a seat front and center? They must be eager to learn and participate. Did…

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Joseph South

ISTE Certification helping create a critical mass of change agents

06/17/2019

Topics: ISTE Certification, Professional development

A year ago, I made a bold promise at the ISTE conference. I said I’d buy a Philly cheesesteak at ISTE19 for every ISTE Certified Educator there if we…

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Jon Corippo, chief learning officer of CUE

Partnerships net critical resolution that makes edtech a priority

06/17/2019

Topics: Advocacy

California schools are funded at a per-pupil level that currently places them at somewhere between 46th and 49th out of 50 states. This lack of funding is compounded by the fact that the cost of living in most…

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