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Top 10 posts on the EdTekHub for 2015

Top 10 posts on the EdTekHub for 2015

12/30/2015

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What do connected educators love to read about? If you can draw conclusions from the 10 most popular posts of the year, it looks like EdTekHub readers love tips and advice from educators who share their passions. They want to know how to…

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Make small steps on the way to big change

Make small steps on the way to big change

01/05/2016

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As the Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu once said, a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

That’s as true today in our interconnected classrooms as it was in ancient China. Big, meaningful change — such as…

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2016 ISTE Standards for Students aim to put students in the driver's seat

2016 ISTE Standards for Students aim to put students in the driver's seat

01/07/2016

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Do today’s students need to be empowered learners, knowledge constructors, innovative designers? Should they be computational thinkers and global collaborators?

Many of you believe they should.  

Today, ISTE is releasing the first draft of…

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Here's how you teach innovative thinking

Here's how you teach innovative thinking

01/19/2016

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If it’s true that most K-12 students will eventually have jobs and careers that haven’t even been invented yet, how then do educators prepare them? According to author Sharon Sakai-Miller, author of

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Student entrepreneur makes his own learning

Student entrepreneur makes his own learning

01/30/2016

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While many teenagers ask their parents to buy them the latest $150 Stussy T-shirt or Supreme streetwear, Sean McCulloch, 16, makes his own.

The Oregon high school student decided to design and produce his original clothing line 18 months ago. Within a year, he started his…

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Free tips, tricks and great ideas from ed tech experts

Free tips, tricks and great ideas from ed tech experts

02/01/2016

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When it comes to using ed tech to inspire the four C’s: creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration, no one does it better than ISTE members. Maybe that’s because the four C’s are so deeply embedded in the ISTE Standards for Students. And, frankly, no one knows the…

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5 ways to fund your trip to ISTE 2016

5 ways to fund your trip to ISTE 2016

02/03/2016

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Let's face it, asking your boss about funding for an out-of-state conference can be uncomfortable. It's a common fear for teachers who understand that school budgets are stretched to the limits.

The good news is, we've got a solution (several in fact) for educators who are…

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Master the dance of flipping your elementary classroom

Master the dance of flipping your elementary classroom

03/02/2016

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Many high school teachers have transformed their classrooms by flipping their science and social studies classes. But what does this teaching strategy look like when applied to the elementary classroom? Flipped education…

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How one kindergartner became a global citizen

How one kindergartner became a global citizen

03/11/2016

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A Canadian kindergartner and his dad are on a mission to increase the world’s kindness quotient. Their tool of choice? Kid-crafted bookmarks.

Wyatt and Scott Young of Vancouver, B.C., created the Kindness Bookmark project after watching a YouTube video about the…

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Do you know why you want your district to go 1:1?

Do you know why you want your district to go 1:1?

03/29/2016

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When CEOs of Fortune 500 companies are asked to list the skills they most want to see in their employees, they never say “good at math” or “proficient in writing.” They are more apt to list soft skills like “resilience,” “teamwork” or “leadership.” In his book, …

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