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Empower global citizens with PBL

Empower global citizens with PBL

07/30/2018

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo, Project-based learning

Nearly 5,000 miles separate Paris, France, from Lopez Island in the state of Washington. Middle-school students from these far-flung locations have been working together during the past school year to research, curate and share the otherwise forgotten stories of World War I American…

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Show students all the possibilities

Show students all the possibilities

06/26/2018

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo, professional learning

Nadia Lopez went to college to become a nurse. But things change, and she instead worked in the private sector for Verizon before becoming an educator.

It was that somewhat twisty path that she says helped her develop a holistic approach to how she sees the world – for…

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Every student needs to be a problem-solver

Every student needs to be a problem-solver

06/25/2018

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo

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As a 15-year-old high school student, Andy Weir worked as a lab assistant at Sandia National Laboratories. He said the role, open to strong local students, typically involved jobs like cleaning…

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Rethink school to create an innovation ecosystem

Rethink school to create an innovation ecosystem

06/25/2018

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo, professional learning

All educators want to create experiences that allow students to use their strengths, do work that makes an impact and become their best selves. You could even say these ideas are the universal teacher vision.

But as educator Katie Martin discovered, it’s hard for teachers…

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Is technology ruining kids?

Is technology ruining kids?

06/24/2018

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo, professional learning

They have trouble concentrating in class. They’d rather Google an answer than memorize it. Their focus constantly shifts from one thing to another so fast it’s hard for adults to keep up.

While it’s easy to label these traits as problematic, David Eagleman sees them differently…

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Mash-up 101: Let students practice creativity

Mash-up 101: Let students practice creativity

06/23/2018

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo, professional learning

Neuroscientist and author David Eagleman doesn’t waver in his belief that creativity can be taught. Just the opposite. He says creativity is the most important thing we derive from education because it provides the courage and the skill set to solve new problems.

“Creativity is a…

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PLN picks for ISTE 2018

PLN picks for ISTE 2018

06/07/2018

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo, professional learning

ISTE’s 24 professional learning networks —  which cover topics ranging from STEM and digital citizenship to literacy and digital storytelling — offer ISTE members robust learning experiences…

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ISTE 2018 Survival Guide

ISTE 2018 Survival Guide

06/05/2018

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo, professional learning

If this is your first time traveling to the ISTE Conference & Expo, you might be getting pretty excited by now. Soon you’ll be in Chicago rubbing elbows with some of the biggest names in the field with thousands of educators who share your enthusiasm for transforming learning.…

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ISTE 2018 in Chicago: What to see, eat and do

ISTE 2018 in Chicago: What to see, eat and do

06/01/2018

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo

ISTE 2018 will provide endless opportunities to connect with other passionate educators, but not all networking happens at the convention center. You can keep conversations going and get to know your new contacts better by venturing out.

Nearby sites…

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What's new at ISTE 2018

What's new at ISTE 2018

05/31/2018

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo, professional learning

Just as technology is constantly evolving, so is the ISTE Conference & Expo. Read on for a rundown of changes coming to the ISTE 2018 in Chicago!

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