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…
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…
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…
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…
Simply signing the Future Ready pledge doesn’t mean you’ve become a paragon of digital learning. It does mean that you have committed to this direction. That was the message Richard Culatta, director of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Education Technology, delivered during a…
Nonprofit applauds U.S. Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee for adopting I-TECH in ESEA
Washington, D.C. — April 16, 2015 —The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) applauds yesterday's bi-…
From the White House to the playhouse, the nation is demanding safeguards for student data privacy like never before.
" "If we are going to be connected, we need to be protected," " quipped President Barack Obama in January 2015 as he championed…
When times get tough, education can thank Bev Perdue for pitching in to find solutions that impact today and the future.
Perdue, who became the first woman to serve as governor of North Carolina in 2008, dedicated her governorship to.
Today, Gov. Perdue considers her…
The Federal Communications Commission's new " "net neutrality" " rules, approved last week by a 3-2 vote, will allow the FCC to regulate broadband as a utility by reclassifying it as a telecommunications service much like phone service.
The order specifically bars broadband providers…