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Epic LEGO wall allows anytime tinkering

Epic LEGO wall allows anytime tinkering

06/14/2017

Topics: Advocacy, Assessment, Corporate innovation, Education leadership, Makerspaces, professional learning, Standards

 

What if making wasn’t something students did only at certain times of the day?

What if, instead, it was built into the fabric of their lives — or even the very walls of their school?

Employees at innovative companies like Google use…

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Digital Technologies: Australia' 's answer to discipline-based computer education

Digital Technologies: Australia's answer to discipline-based computer education

06/14/2017

Topics: 1:1, Advocacy, BYOD, Coding & robotics, Computational Thinking, Curriculum, Flipped learning, Gaming, Learning spaces, Mobile learning, Online learning, professional learning, Technology infrastructure, Tools

Globally, computer education is a focus of many national strategies as awareness grows of the impact of automation and technology. Australia took the opportunity when developing a national curriculum to reframe computer education away from a subset of design and technology to become a…

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Empowering new voices to speak for edtech

Empowering new voices to speak for edtech

06/14/2017

Topics: Advocacy

Supporting technology in education is incredibly important to give students the skills they need to thrive in an increasingly technology-driven world. This support has to happen far beyond the walls of the classroom or school, and even the boundaries of the district. Advocacy at the…

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3 tips for developing a digital content plan for maximum impact

3 tips for developing a digital content plan for maximum impact

06/03/2017

Topics: Advocacy, Assessment, Assistive and adaptive technologies, Corporate innovation, Education leadership, Mobile learning, professional learning, Standards

The Innovator Solutions section includes contributions from corporate sponsors and advertisers representing education organizations, businesses, policy-making bodies and other influencers dedicated to transforming education.

The research is in, and it’s clear that…

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When students become teachers

When students become teachers

04/27/2017

Topics: Advocacy, Assessment, Corporate innovation, Education leadership, professional learning, Standards

Students in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) in Alaska were familiar with videoconferencing. After all, distance learning via videoconferencing technology (VCT) had become a regular event in their remote rural schools, connecting them to professionals and other students…

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Infographic: Join the ed tech revolution!

Infographic: Join the ed tech revolution!

06/03/2016

Topics: Advocacy, ISTE Conference & Expo, Mobile learning, Online learning

No one doubts that technology has changed the world. And now more than ever, educational technology is changing the way students learn.

Today’s students are entering a workforce — and a world — that demands critical thinking, creativity, problem solving, collaboration and tech…

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Federal ed tech leader Culatta stepping down

Federal ed tech leader Culatta stepping down

12/04/2015

Topics: Advocacy

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education, has announced he will step down at the end of the year.

He is returning to Rhode Island, his home state, to work in state government in a currently unspecified role designed to…

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Join the ed tech movement and be a catalyst for change

Join the ed tech movement and be a catalyst for change

11/04/2015

Topics: Advocacy, Education leadership, professional learning

You know the old adage, “It’s lonely at the top”? A similar saying could be applied to forward-thinking, tech-integrating educators like those who make up the ISTE community. “It’s lonely on the cutting edge.”

If you’re one of the few at your school who is…

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Middle school students dispel technology myths

Middle school students dispel technology myths

10/26/2015

Topics: Advocacy

What do you get when a class of 27 sixth graders has the chance to dispel myths about technology? A virtual explosion of ideas! That’s what happened when the superintendent of the district where I work, Rowan-Salisbury Schools, asked middle school students to counter local media…

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Learn something new with the ISTE Professional Learning Series

Learn something new with the ISTE Professional Learning Series

10/16/2015

Topics: Advocacy, Curriculum, Digital Citizenship, Digital storytelling, Gamification, Project-based learning, STEM & STEAM, Tools

Ready to learn something new? Expand your digital toolkit and explore new ideas for learning and teaching with the latest season of the ISTE Professional Learning Series. Presented by members for members, these free web events deliver new ideas and strategies right to your computer so you can…

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