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Know the ISTE Standards for Students, Standard 2: Communication and Collaboration

Know the ISTE Standards for Students, Standard 2: Communication and Collaboration

08/07/2014

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Are your lessons addressing the ISTE Standards for Students? Often that's up for interpretation. In this second installment of Know the ISTE Standards for…

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Know the ISTE Standards for Teachers: Model digital citizenship

Know the ISTE Standards for Teachers: Model digital citizenship

08/28/2014

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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…

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Engaging lesson plans that will make your students crave school

09/22/2019

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…

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Weigh in on the newly revised draft of the ISTE Student Standards

Weigh in on the newly revised draft of the ISTE Student Standards

02/19/2016

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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…

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Teachers are the key to effective classroom technology

Teachers are the key to effective classroom technology

07/29/2016

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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-…

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11 qualities of good digital content

11 qualities of good digital content

07/29/2016

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Moving from print to digital content opens the door to extensive free and paid resources. In fact, there are enough rigorous and robust resources available online to replace traditional textbooks entirely.

But determining what content is high quality and aligned with…

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Use this framework to implement the ISTE student standards

Use this framework to implement the ISTE student standards

08/11/2016

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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…

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ISTE student standards promote equity in education

ISTE student standards promote equity in education

09/20/2016

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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. …

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Lend your voice to the teacher standards refresh

Lend your voice to the teacher standards refresh

10/01/2016

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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.

"If…

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Free classroom poster: I am a digital age learner

Free classroom poster: I am a digital age learner

10/28/2016

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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…

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