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A group of students collaborate using their school laptops

5 Reasons To Go All In on Districtwide PD


Topics: ISTE Certification

Educators are as unique as the communities they serve, but there are benefits to getting everyone on the same page even when they aren’t in the same building. When educators row together as a team, districts…


A student looks at a laptop

5 Tips for Checking Student Understanding in a Virtual Classroom


Topics: Assessment, ISTE Certification, ISTE Standards

“I’m staring at a bunch of black screens.”
“I’ve never even met my students in person.”
“If I can’t see them, how can I tell if they’ve learned the material?”

These statements illustrate just a few of the many struggles that educators around the…


a preservice teacher conducts a online video call with K-12 teachers

Edtech Students Help K-12 Educators With Online Teaching During Pandemic


Topics: ISTE Certification, ISTE Standards for Educators, Online learning

When the coronavirus pandemic hit and schools closed, students in Sarah Schroeder’s educational technology classes at the University of Cincinnati suddenly…


Interview: How Wyoming is reimagining edtech professional learning


Topics: Advocacy and funding, ISTE Certification, professional learning

State leaders, including Wyoming’s State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow, are learning that access to technology alone doesn’t guarantee improved pedagogy. Access must be matched by efforts…


Stacey Pasquel

Take Action: 3 ways AzTEA empowers educators through professional learning


Topics: ISTE Certification

As an ISTE affiliate, the Arizona Technology in Education Association (AzTEA) supports ISTE’s vision of empowering educators to harness technology to accelerate innovation. To this end, we provide professional…


Joseph South

ISTE Certification helping create a critical mass of change agents


Topics: ISTE Certification, Professional development

A year ago, I made a bold promise at the ISTE conference. I said I’d buy a Philly cheesesteak at ISTE19 for every ISTE Certified Educator there if we…