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Students watch a livestream of an African safari

What Works: Virtual safaris bring the wilds of Africa to the classroom

12/24/2019

Topics: Global Collaborator, ISTE Standards for Students

Every year, Stacey Moore’s third graders in Virginia Beach, Virginia, are transported to Africa where they ride along with a naturalist on safari.

It all happens virtually via WildEarth Kids and…

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Marina Umaschi Bers

Interview: Marina Umaschi Bers on teaching children to code

12/24/2019

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It’s not every day that a book focused on preschool and kindergarten children dives into ways to teach them to be producers rather than mere consumers of technology. But Marina Umaschi Bers, Ph.D.,…

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Matt Hiefield

Member Voices: 3 ways districts can support learning with meaningful tech use

12/24/2019

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As disparities in technology and connectivity continue to shrink in U.S. schools, another significant edtech divide is opening up related to opportunities for all students to experience meaningful instruc­tion…

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Lisa Nash

Global Focus: Digital library helps students become responsible, autonomous learners

12/24/2019

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Today, students’ access to information is made possible by their connection to devices both at home and at school. As the digital learning and library services officer for the Catholic Education Diocese of…

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Bill Bass, president of ISTE Board

From the ISTE Board: How all educators can embrace their roles as leaders

12/24/2019

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When the ISTE Standards for Educators were updated recently, one of the additions I was most excited about was that of “Leader.” Our educational systems need leaders who will help bring change to our classrooms…

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Rhonda Ford

ISTE in Action: Let’s link arms to pursue, realize true transformation

12/24/2019

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“We who believe in freedom cannot rest until it comes.”
– Ella’s Song by Bernice Johnson Reagan, Sweet Honey in the Rock

As ISTE begins its fifth decade, I’ve…

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Stacey Pasquel

Take Action: 3 ways AzTEA empowers educators through professional learning

12/24/0219

Topics: ISTE Certification

As an ISTE affiliate, the Arizona Technology in Education Association (AzTEA) supports ISTE’s vision of empowering educators to harness technology to accelerate innovation. To this end, we provide professional…

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Karen Richardson

Take Action: Make equity, diversity part of advocacy efforts

09/25/2019

Topics: Advocacy

When someone talks about advocacy, what do you think about? You may imagine ISTE members walking the halls of Congress or writing letters to their state legislators, sharing their values. These activities are…

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Two teachers working on a computer

Standards Spotlight: ISTE Learner standard provides a road map to lifelong scholarship

09/25/2019

Topics: ISTE Standards for Educators

Like most educators, I’m a learner first. I want to know all there is to know about teaching to best meet the needs of my students. That’s why I went to college for 15 years to gain my teaching qualifications,…

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Sylvia Fojo

Global Focus: A world without borders is a boon for educator learning

09/25/2019

Topics: Global collaboration, ISTE Standards for Educators

There’s never been a more exciting time to be an educator. Thanks to technology, we live in an interconnected world that gives us immediate access to whatever we’re looking for. In this “world without borders…

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