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Sketchnoting in the Classroom

Topics: Assessment, Curriculum, Personalized Learning, Tools

A Practical Guide to Deepen Student Learning

Product code: SKETCH

ISBN: 9781564847775

Expected publication date: 06/2019

Topics: Tools, Personalized learning, Curriculum, Assessment

Length: 176 pages

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Connect to Lead

Topics: Curriculum, Education leadership, professional learning

Power Up Your Learning Network to Move Your School Forward

Product code: NETWRK

ISBN: 9781564847782

Expected publication date: 06/2019

Topics: Education leadership, Curriculum, Professional learning

Length: 152 pages…

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Reinventing Project-Based Learning

Topics: Curriculum, Project-based learning

Your Field Guide to Real-World Projects in the Digital Age

Product code: RENVT3

ISBN: 9781564847218

Published: 2018

Topics: Project-based learning, Curriculum

Length: 316 pages

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Fact vs. Fiction

Topics: Curriculum, Digital Citizenship, Literacies

Teaching Critical Thinking Skills in the Age of Fake News

Product code: FAKNWS

ISBN: 9781564847041

Published: 2018

Topics: Digital citizenship, Curriculum, Literacies

Length: 160 pages

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Learning First, Technology Second

Topics: Assessment, Curriculum, professional learning, Standards

The Educator’s Guide to Designing Authentic Lessons

Product code: ENGAGE

ISBN: 9781564843890

Published: 2017

Topics: Curriculum, Assessment, Standards, Professional learning

Length: 220 pages

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Teaching computational thinking more important than defining it

Teaching computational thinking more important than defining it

11/27/2018

Topics: Assessment, BYOD, Computational Thinking, Curriculum, Flipped learning, Learning spaces, Mobile learning, Online learning, Parent engagement, professional learning, Technology infrastructure, Tools

Computational thinking (CT) is riding a strong current in the edtech world that teaching K-12 students to think like computer scientists will better prepare them for life in the digital age.

But bringing CT to K-12 classrooms isn’t something that can be done…

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There' 's more to digital equity than devices and bandwidth

There's more to digital equity than devices and bandwidth

10/03/2018

Topics: 1:1, Assistive and adaptive technologies, Augmented reality, BYOD, Computational Thinking, Curriculum, Education leadership, Gamification, Gaming, Makerspaces, Mobile learning, Personalized Learning, professional learning, Project-based learning, Robotics, STEM & STEAM, Technology infrastructure, Tools

The past decade has seen a narrowing of the digital divide when it comes to two things: the number of devices in classrooms and the Wi-Fi that transforms these devices into powerful learning tools.

But it’s premature to say the digital playing field has been leveled.…

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6 ways to help students manage their smartphones

6 ways to help students manage their smartphones

09/11/2018

Topics: Assessment, BYOD, Computational Thinking, Curriculum, Digital Citizenship, Flipped learning, ISTE Standards for Educators, ISTE Standards for Students, Learning spaces, Mobile learning, Online learning, Parent engagement, professional learning, Technology infrastructure, Tools

Helping students manage smartphone use might not seem like the type of subject that schools should be teaching. But given how widespread cell phone use is among teens and how broadly devices…

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Open resources help CTE programs keep up with changes

Open resources help CTE programs keep up with changes

03/08/2018

Topics: Curriculum

It took less than six years for Uber to disrupt the transportation industry, less than eight years for Airbnb to upend the travel industry and less than seven years for LinkedIn to make waves in the corporate recruiting market.

The pace of change is accelerating in almost every…

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Jennie Magiera: Give voice to the untold stories of your students [video]

Jennie Magiera: Give voice to the untold stories of your students [video]

11/22/2017

Topics: 1:1, BYOD, Coding & robotics, Computational Thinking, Curriculum, Flipped learning, ISTE Conference & Expo, Literacies, Mobile learning, Online learning, professional learning

Have you ever heard a speaker so amazing and inspiring that you knew your life would never be the same after hearing them talk? That’s what it was like to hear Jennie Magiera’s keynote speech at the 2017 ISTE Conference & Expo.

The Chicago-based educator…

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