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7 resources for teaching the solar eclipse

7 resources for teaching the solar eclipse

06/20/2017

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo, STEM & STEAM

Where will you be on August 21, 2017? If you are lucky enough to be in the path of the solar eclipse, we hope you plan to take some time to view this extraordinary and rare phenomenon. And if you aren't in the path, consider watching it live on NASA TV…

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Minecraft + creative passion = innovative learning

Minecraft + creative passion = innovative learning

06/20/2017

Topics: Coding & robotics, Computational Thinking, Digital Citizenship, Digital storytelling, Gaming, ISTE Conference & Expo, Literacies, Makerspaces, professional learning

It’s no secret that Minecraft taps into students’ passions. What better way to learn than by playing your favorite game?

But Minecraft doesn’t just fuel their passion for video games. Its design-oriented gameplay allows kids to explore a wide variety of interests within the…

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Here' 's what the ISTE Standards for Students look like in 5 #RemakeLearning projects

Here's what the ISTE Standards for Students look like in 5 #RemakeLearning projects

06/19/2017

Topics: 1:1, BYOD, Computational Thinking, Curriculum, Flipped learning, Gaming, ISTE Conference & Expo, Learning spaces, Mobile learning, Online learning, professional learning, Project-based learning, STEM & STEAM, Technology infrastructure, Tools

The new ISTE Standards for Students, released in 2016, were developed to empower student voice and ensure that learning is a student-driven process of exploration, creativity and discovery no matter…

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Preparing students for jobs that don't exist

Preparing students for jobs that don't exist

06/16/2017

Topics: Education leadership, ISTE Conference & Expo, STEM & STEAM

Imagine a world where parents can genetically design and modify their own children.

Think it’s far-fetched? The cost of sequencing our personal genome is dropping, and genome editing technologies are growing more accessible. It could become a reality within the…

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Discover how filmmaking can propel students to greatness

Discover how filmmaking can propel students to greatness

06/13/2017

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo, Personalized Learning

In the past three years, filmmaker Laney Blair has made nine short films. Her work has appeared at multiple film festivals across the United States. She also co-founded the successful #IAmMyBeautiful body positivity campaign in her spare time.

A veteran presenter at global…

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Augmented reality can be a powerful learning tool

Augmented reality can be a powerful learning tool

05/31/2017

Topics: Assessment, BYOD, Computational Thinking, Curriculum, Flipped learning, ISTE Conference & Expo, Learning spaces, Mobile learning, Online learning, Parent engagement, professional learning, Technology infrastructure, Tools

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What do a skillet, a grand piano and a computer have in common? They are all types of tools, of course. Sitting idly, they just take up space. But a skillet in the hands of Julia Child or…

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Get to know these ISTE 2017 presenters

Get to know these ISTE 2017 presenters

05/15/2017

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo

ISTE presenters come from many different backgrounds and perspectives. Some are classroom teachers, others are edtech developers; some are consultants and others are authors.

They all have at least one thing in common: They are edtech experts who have a passion for empowering…

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Build your PLN at ISTE 2017

Build your PLN at ISTE 2017

05/11/2017

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo

It’s hard to believe that ISTE 2017 is a month away! Whether you’re traveling from across town or from across the world, the one thing that makes the conference unforgettable is sharing the experience with other people.

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Get girls coding to change the world

Get girls coding to change the world

05/10/2017

Topics: Coding & robotics, Computational Thinking, ISTE Conference & Expo

The statistics are staggering. Just 24 percent of tech jobs are held by women. Roughly 74 percent of girls in middle school express an interest in STEM, but by the time they get to college, just 0.3 percent major in computer science. There will be 1.4 million new jobs in computer science by…

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