Weaving STEAM curriculum together with storytelling

7/11/2017 Digital storytelling STEM

At The STEM Academy in Georgia, students are dropped into the center of a story about multidimensional travel. As students explore their fictional universe, they draw upon the full range of STEAM disciplines to solve challenges and decide where to take the story next.


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8/16/2017 Topics:  Assessment Flipped learning Online learning Personalized learning Standards Video

Today’s technology makes personalized learning an attainable goal. Here are five things to consider as you make the transition from a traditional classroom to a personalized learning environment.

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1/16/2018 Topics:  Professional learning Standards Tools

Twitter chats for educators offer free professional learning on your favorite topics and the chance to connect with peers around the world. Here are some that were recommended by the ISTE community.

Student-run genius bar: The facilitator’s guide

10/8/2017 Topics:  1:1 BYOD ISTE Conference & Expo Literacies Standards

The Burlington High School Help Desk in Massachusetts is one of the first and most successful student-run genius bars in the nation. Facilitator Jenn Scheffer gives her step-by-step guide for starting a student tech team in your school.