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Make your lessons sing by adding music!

Make your lessons sing by adding music!

12/28/2018

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In an era when enrichment subjects like music and art are considered a luxury that many districts can ill afford, Bill Selak has found a way to have his cake and eat it too.

Selak, a former district music teacher at Covina-Valley Unified School District in Covina, California,…

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Kevin Carroll wants to be your CEO

Kevin Carroll wants to be your CEO

12/28/2018

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Kevin Carroll plays a lot of roles. He was one of ISTE's 2014 …

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If you can dream it, you can do it with ed tech

If you can dream it, you can do it with ed tech

12/28/2018

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Robert Pronovost was recognized as a 2012 ISTE Emerging Leader. Nominations for 2015 awards are open now through Feb. 2015. Amazing educators encouraged to apply!

Robert…

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To make is to learn: A Q&A with Dale Dougherty

To make is to learn: A Q&A with Dale Dougherty

12/28/2018

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There's something missing from schools, and Dale Dougherty thinks he knows what it is.

It's the opportunity for kids to connect their minds to their hands and follow their curiosity about how things work — in…

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5 talks that will change your world

5 talks that will change your world

12/28/2018

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Want to change your world in 30-minute segments?

We may have just the thing for you. Five technology pioneers will share how they pushed the limits of their world — and give you the blueprint to follow in their footsteps — during the…

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Personalizing Spanish class

Personalizing Spanish class

12/28/2018

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Sarah Loyola does more than teach Spanish. She helps students connect with other cultures and discover who they are within the greater world. It’s a tall order that wouldn’t be possible without technology and a philosophy bent toward project-based learning.

“If you ask anyone…

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Join forces to become a catalyst for change

Join forces to become a catalyst for change

12/28/2018

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Oprah isn’t the only one who changed the world with a book club. A couple of educators who first connected through their own online book club are transforming the education world with their work, and it all started with a fortuitous meeting that…

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Reinventing teacher training

Reinventing teacher training

12/28/2018

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The next time the idea of revitalizing classroom instruction seems daunting, take heart from Mia Kim Williams, Ph.D.

Williams, an ISTE Board member, is the associate professor of curriculum studies and educational technology for the College of Education and Behavioral…

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4 ways to disrupt tired classroom practices

4 ways to disrupt tired classroom practices

12/28/2018

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For generations, the main areas of learning in the classroom have been the same. Reading, writing, math, science and social studies. These “core” subjects have been a focus of American learners since the mid-20th century and they were thought to be the essential curriculum necessary to…

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Passion drives Nemko to advocate for ed tech

Passion drives Nemko to advocate for ed tech

12/27/2018

Topics: Advocacy, Education leadership

There’s no great secret to being an effective advocate for technology in education, says Barbara Nemko, the longtime Napa County (California) Superintendent of Schools.

“You can’t be an advocate unless you’re passionate about it, too,” she said.

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