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We' 're listening to ISTE members about E-Rate modernization

We're listening to ISTE members about E-Rate modernization

07/10/2014

Topics: Advocacy, Technology infrastructure

As the details of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler's E-Rate modernization plan became public last week, we reached out to ISTE members to better understand how the proposal would affect individual…

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Should schools monitor students' ' social media posts? Yes

Should schools monitor students' social media posts? Yes

06/09/2014

Topics: 1:1, Advocacy, BYOD, Digital Citizenship, Education leadership, Learning spaces, Mobile learning, Parent engagement

To allow students to set their own norms in a social world without modeling or guidance is to condemn them to a virtual Lord of the Flies situation, then cry out in frustration when they end up making bad choices. The adult members of the school community have a responsibility to…

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Have you created your ed tech advocacy plan yet?

Have you created your ed tech advocacy plan yet?

03/06/2014

Topics: Advocacy

It's right there in the ISTE Standards: Before we can make the cultural shift toward a learning environment where technology empowers students to take the reins of their own learning, we need the support of our communities…

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Confessions of an ed tech advocate (you might be one too)

Confessions of an ed tech advocate (you might be one too)

02/06/2014

Topics: Advocacy

If you're so passionate about ed tech you can't help spreading the word to every educator you meet, you might be an advocate.

If you've got a vision for how technology can transform the way students learn, you might be an advocate.

For teacher educator Dennis McElroy, getting…

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