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Learning First, Technology Second in Practice

Topics: Assessment, Curriculum, Personalized Learning, Tools

New Strategies, Research and Tools for Student Success

Product code: EEENEW

ISBN: 9781564848383

Expected publication date: 05/2020

Topics: Tools, Standards, Curriculum, Professional learning

Length: 250 pages

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The Perfect Blend

Topics: Curriculum, Education leadership, professional learning

A Practical Guide to Designing Student-Centered Learning Experiences

Product code: BLENDE

ISBN: 9781564848451

Expected publication date: 05/2020

Topics: Personalized learning, Online learning, Curriculum

Length: 176…

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Pathways to Well-being

Topics: Curriculum, Project-based learning

Helping Educators (and Others) Find Balance in a Connected World

Product code: WELSEL

ISBN: 9781564847690

Published: 2019

Topics: Parent engagement

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Coding + Math

Topics: Curriculum, Digital Citizenship, Literacies

Strengthen K–5 Math Skills With Computer Science

Product code: CSMATH

ISBN: 9781564848253

Expected publication date: 03/2020

Topics: Coding & robotics, STEM & STEAM, Computational thinking, Curriculum, Standards

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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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A teacher helps a student.

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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