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4 things to do before ISTE 2017

4 things to do before ISTE 2017

05/10/2017

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo, professional learning

There are so many rich opportunities at the ISTE Conference & Expo that it can be an embarrassment of riches unless you come with a plan. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered.
  
Here are four simple steps you can take before you…

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Meet ISTE' 's new CEO

Meet ISTE's new CEO

05/03/2017

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo, Personalized Learning

ISTE CEO Richard Culatta’s passion for innovation goes back to one of his first jobs when he was putting his degrees in Spanish teaching and educational psychology to work as the director of operations for a school in rural Guatemala.

Seeking new ways to bridge…

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Reshan Richards: ISTE 2017 is a networking amplifier

Reshan Richards: ISTE 2017 is a networking amplifier

04/26/2017

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

Many of our presenters come to the ISTE Conference & Expo for the same reason that other attendees come: They love the engagement, learning from peers and the electric atmosphere.

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5 pro tips to make digital learning accessible to all students [VIDEO]

5 pro tips to make digital learning accessible to all students [VIDEO]

04/06/2017

Topics: Assistive and adaptive technologies, ISTE Conference & Expo

In many ways, Rhianon Gutierrez did not have a typical education growing up. Born hard of hearing, she learned early on the difference that the accessibility of…

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5 steps to get started with digital badging [VIDEO]

5 steps to get started with digital badging [VIDEO]

03/30/2017

Topics: Gamification, ISTE Conference & Expo

When kids have instant access to unlimited facts, socializing, and entertainment on the internet, how can mere mortals — even if they are awesome teachers — capture their attention and…

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Power up STEM with STEAM to get all students engaged

Power up STEM with STEAM to get all students engaged

03/09/2017

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo, STEM & STEAM, Tools

You’ve heard it over and over again: Our students need more STEM skills!

Most teachers can tell you, however, that science, math, engineering and technology don’t come naturally to everyone, and an aversion to STEM often gets worse as students get older. Surveys show that by the time…

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What kind of an educator are you?

What kind of an educator are you?

02/03/2017

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo

How well do you know yourself? Not in a psychology-based way, but as a reflection of the type of educator you are when it comes to digital age engagement.

In Rob Furman’s experience, there are four types of educators in classrooms today. Where you land among them…

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What happens when kids make their own makerspace?

What happens when kids make their own makerspace?

01/31/2017

Topics: Coding & robotics, ISTE Conference & Expo, Makerspaces

It began as a donated box of K’nex set out on a library table.

Students started tinkering. Librarian Diana Rendina started asking questions.

Bit by bit, the makers who came in helped her decide what to add next: Snap Circuits. Legos. Rotating craft stations.…

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Hadi Partovi: Teach computer science to all students

Hadi Partovi: Teach computer science to all students

12/06/2016

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

When you’re the co-founder of a nonprofit like Code.org, audiences assume your message is that kids need to learn code. In that respect, Hadi Partovi doesn’t fit expectations. His message in his EdTekTalk was…

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11 ways to turn your bright idea into an ISTE 2017 session

11 ways to turn your bright idea into an ISTE 2017 session

09/01/2016

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo

Take a moment to think back to that lightning-bolt moment that changed everything — that tech innovation you brought to your classroom, that scalable program you implemented, that successful ed tech initiative you led. Wouldn’t it make an amazing ISTE conference session? Wouldn’t it engage…

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