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5 tips to get started with technology planning

5 tips to get started with technology planning

01/30/2019

Topics: Essential Conditions

Whether your school, district or state has a stand-alone educational technology plan or integrates this plan into its cycle of improvement planning, it’s good to start with the essentials. What are the essentials, you may ask? The …

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5 tips to get started with technology planning

5 tips to get started with technology planning

03/10/2017

Topics: Essential Conditions

Whether your school, district or state has a stand-alone educational technology plan or integrates this plan into its cycle of improvement planning, it’s good to start with the essentials. What are the essentials, you may ask? The…

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How moonshot thinking transformed a school

How moonshot thinking transformed a school

02/23/2017

Topics: 1:1, Education leadership, Essential Conditions

When Fanny Passeport became the schoolwide tech integrator at Mercedes Benz International School in India, she might as well have been aiming for a moon landing.

There was no one in charge of ed tech. Teachers were happy hanging out in their comfort zone. Her task: Shepherd a…

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How do you see the changing role of the teacher?

How do you see the changing role of the teacher?

12/01/2016

Topics: Essential Conditions, Standards

When ISTE began to refresh the ISTE Standards for Teachers, we knew we wanted the standards to be a helpful framework…

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Learning by Design: The idea that moved a district

Learning by Design: The idea that moved a district

04/11/2016

Topics: Assessment, Essential Conditions, Personalized Learning

This is an updated version of a post that published on Nov. 20, 2015.  

You could say Elisa Carlson became the director of instruction, curriculum and innovation at Surrey Schools in Canada at the worst possible time. But in the long run, it turned out to be just the…

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Are you ready to lead educators through transformation?

Are you ready to lead educators through transformation?

12/16/2015

Topics: Essential Conditions

This is an updated version of a post that appeared on June 23, 2014.

When the ground keeps shifting beneath your feet and the path ahead looks different every day, it’s difficult to know just where you’re headed — or how to help others get there. Yet this is exactly…

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PDK/Gallup poll results support the need for digital age professional learning

PDK/Gallup poll results support the need for digital age professional learning

08/27/2015

Topics: Education leadership, Essential Conditions

Every year for the last 47 years, PDK and Gallup have surveyed Americans about their attitudes toward public schools. The poll is the longest-running survey of the nation’s views on schools in history. The results are always eye-opening, and this year was no exception.

The…

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Keep ISTE 2015 going all year!

Keep ISTE 2015 going all year!

08/04/2015

Topics: Education leadership, Essential Conditions, ISTE Conference & Expo, Standards

The energy. The camaraderie. The learning. The ideas. So many ideas.

As anyone who has attended the ISTE Conference & Expo can tell you, the passion and energy of the event is contagious. While there, it’s easy to get hooked on the feeling – imagining all the things you…

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Is your school Future Ready?

Is your school Future Ready?

06/29/2015

Topics: Advocacy, Education leadership, Essential Conditions, ISTE Conference & Expo, professional learning

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…

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Become a digital learning ninja in five easy steps

Become a digital learning ninja in five easy steps

03/13/2015

Topics: Augmented reality, Essential Conditions, Flipped learning, Makerspaces, Personalized Learning, Project-based learning, Standards

The grassroots effort that is Digital Learning Day started as a way to spread innovative practices and ensure that all students have access to high-quality digital learning opportunities, no matter where they live.…

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