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Know the ISTE Standards for Coaches: Visionary Leadership

Know the ISTE Standards for Coaches: Visionary Leadership

04/13/2015

Topics: Education leadership

ISTE Standards for Coaches 1:Visionary Leadership.Technology coaches inspire and participate in the development and implementation of…

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Real innovation requires successful disrupters

Real innovation requires successful disrupters

04/01/2015

Topics: Education leadership

One thing we hear a lot about is how difficult it is to innovate within the education system. It's too big. Too entrenched in tradition. Too political. Too something or other.

Of course, we know that countless educators, including those in the ISTE community, are constantly moving the…

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Learn how to drive learning with mobile tech

Learn how to drive learning with mobile tech

03/20/2015

Topics: 1:1, Education leadership, Mobile learning, professional learning, Technology infrastructure

As an Algebra II teacher at Pittsburgh Perry High School, Kalpana Ramgopal wanted to integrate technology into her classroom. But she didn’t know which devices and apps would be a good fit for her students, much less how to use them in ways that were pedagogically sound.

After taking an…

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Know the ISTE Standards for Administrators: Digital citizenship

Know the ISTE Standards for Administrators: Digital citizenship

03/12/2015

Topics: Digital Citizenship, Education leadership, professional learning

ISTE Standards for Administrators 5:Digital Citizenship.Educational administrators provide digital age leadership and management to…

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Know the ISTE Standards for Administrators: Systemic improvement

Know the ISTE Standards for Administrators: Systemic improvement

02/04/2015

Topics: Education leadership, professional learning

ISTE Standards for Administrators 4: Educational administrators provide digital age leadership and management to continuously improve the organization…

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Wegner' 's ed tech accomplishments get nod from Obama and peers

Wegner's ed tech accomplishments get nod from Obama and peers

01/14/2015

Topics: Advocacy, Assistive and adaptive technologies, Augmented reality, Coding & robotics, Computational Thinking, Digital Citizenship, Digital storytelling, Education leadership, Gamification, Gaming, Literacies, Makerspaces, Personalized Learning, professional learning, Project-based learning, Robotics, Standards, STEM & STEAM

There she was in the White House, along with 120 other school superintendents, and there was President Obama, at the podium. And then there was this:

" "And then you got Mary Wegner, superintendent of the Sitka, Alaska, School District. Where's Mary?" " Obama said. " "She came a long…

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Know the ISTE Standards for Administrators: What does the research say?

Know the ISTE Standards for Administrators: What does the research say?

01/07/2015

Topics: Education leadership, professional learning

ISTE Standards for Administrators 3: Educational administrators promote an environment of professional learning and innovation that empowers…

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From mentoring to mindset, women in ed tech reflect on experiences, opportunities

From mentoring to mindset, women in ed tech reflect on experiences, opportunities

01/01/2015

Topics: Education leadership

While her name may have been “lost” in the annals of computer science, or at best recognized by a scant few in the industry today, Ada Byron Lovelace’s keen mind and insatiable curiosity gave birth to the concept of artificial…

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Know the ISTE Standards for Administrators: Create a learning culture

Know the ISTE Standards for Administrators: Create a learning culture

12/01/2014

Topics: Education leadership, professional learning

ISTE Standards for Administrators 2: Administrators create, promote and sustain a dynamic, digital age learning culture that provides a rigorous, relevant…

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Education transformation is a marathon, not a sprint

Education transformation is a marathon, not a sprint

11/12/2014

Topics: Education leadership, professional learning

Jodie Pozo-Olano, ISTE chief communications officer, hits the nail on the head in a blog post for Learning First Alliance. School transformation — like any major societal shift — takes time and…

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