Design class allows students to choose their own learning adventure
Topics: ISTE Standards for Students
In the beginning, middle schoolers in Gina Baragone’s design class sought a lot of hand holding.
But after a semester of making their own choices, directing their own learning projects and adapting the…
Know the ISTE Standards for Students, Standard 2: Communication and Collaboration
Are your lessons addressing the ISTE Standards for Students? Often that's up for interpretation. In this second installment of Know the ISTE Standards…
Know the ISTE Standards for Teachers: Model digital citizenship
ISTE Standards for Teachers 4: Promote and model digital citizenship and responsibility.
Standard 4 of the ISTE Standards for Teachers focuses on the concept of…
Engaging lesson plans that will make your students crave school
Topics: ISTE Standards for Students, lesson plans
Is this the year you’re determined to do something drastically different in the classroom? Maybe you’ve been teaching for decades and a particular lesson needs a fresh coat of paint. Maybe you’re a new teacher…
Weigh in on the newly revised draft of the ISTE Student Standards
We are entering the home stretch.
Educators from around the world have reviewed the first draft of the 2016 ISTE Standards for Students. Thousands have shared their vision for what students need to know to be lifelong learners, social contributors and…
Teachers are the key to effective classroom technology
Technology in education has become so ubiquitous that one could argue we’ve passed the tipping point. Technology is no longer seen as optional in schools, and everyone from the U.S. Congress to educators in rural districts are striving to provide broadband access and networked devices to K-…
Use this framework to implement the ISTE student standards
With the recent unveiling of the 2016 ISTE Standards for Students, it's a good time for districts, schools and teachers to assess their framework for technology use.
Each district or…
ISTE student standards promote equity in education
My mother, Erma Gene Christian, was an English teacher. She instilled in me the value of a good education and always stressed the importance of reading. She not only read to me, she read in front of me, modeling positive behavior that I would emulate for the rest of my life. …
Lend your voice to the teacher standards refresh
Thousands of educators worldwide provided input that shaped the aspirational, student-driven 2016 ISTE Standards for Students. Now it's time for the next logical step — the refresh of the ISTE Standards for Teachers, an effort that was launched at ISTE 2016 in Denver.
Free classroom poster: I am a digital age learner
Join the empowered learning revolution! Student-centered learning — where student voice and choice are placed at the center of education — is more important and more possible than ever before. When students determine their own education destiny, they develop a lifelong passion for learning. That…