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Citizenship  digital and otherwise: The responsibility lies with our students and ourselves

Citizenship digital and otherwise: The responsibility lies with our students and ourselves

12/28/2018

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Citizenship has always been complicated and hotly contested.

In early American history, one's citizenship determined voting rights, and citizenship was tied to race, class and gender. It's been so controversial, in fact, that our Constitution has an amendment dedicated to the…

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Go with the flow

Go with the flow

10/01/2014

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" "Flow chart" " has to be the most overlooked oxymoron in the English language. Flow is a higher state of mind, a brain utopia of focus, involvement and sheer joy. According to psychologist Mihly Cskszentmihlyi, the champion behind this positive concept, it is in the state of flow that we…

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Shared commitment nets new collaboration

Shared commitment nets new collaboration

10/10/2014

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Human progress revolves around effective education professional learning for teachers, true learning for students and the transformation of education systems. Backed by a shared commitment to leading education transformation through pedagogical excellence that is ably supported by…

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Find your ISTE tribe

Find your ISTE tribe

10/10/2014

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In the early 1970s, a small band of forward-looking educators at the University of Oregon had a vision of how digital technology could enhance learning and teaching. Word spread, and soon graduate students and teachers from across the country came together to study what was then the…

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Make room for makers

Make room for makers

10/10/2014

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Make magazine founder Dale Dougherty certainly provided the impetus for the maker movement when he launched his publication nearly a decade ago but the grassroots effort, albeit on…

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Of teachers, time and gratitude

Of teachers, time and gratitude

10/10/2014

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I've written a lot of columns over the years. But none like this. I haven't had to.

Until now.

As we get older, if we allow ourselves to do so, we continue to learn. Not only from things we're exposed to today, but from things we experienced many years ago as…

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Clayton Wilcox: Grudge against complacency drives his career

Clayton Wilcox: Grudge against complacency drives his career

10/10/2014

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Forty motorcycles in a row, engines revving. Riders look to the left and right, sizing up the competition, ready to seize the moment. 

It’s this moment that drives these racers. The moment that tests courage, fuels competition and challenges – no, forces – the…

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Listen to the voice of students

Listen to the voice of students

10/10/2014

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All over the globe, people are talking about transforming education. Lawmakers, activists, university professors,…

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LeVar Burton' 's storytelling tells quite a tale

LeVar Burton's storytelling tells quite a tale

12/28/2018

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LeVar Burton is an actor, director, producer and author perhaps best known in education circles as the host of the beloved PBS children's series " "Reading Rainbow," " and co-founder/curator-in-chief of the award-winning Reading Rainbow app…

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Gathering STEAM

Gathering STEAM

10/10/2014

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Melissa Edwards, an instructional technologist for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools and an ISTE member, and Natalie Strange, media coordinator at Piney Grove Elementary School in Kernersville, North Carolina, surveyed their resources…

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