Topics: 1:1, BYOD, Computational Thinking, Curriculum, Digital Citizenship, Flipped learning, Gaming, Learning spaces, Mobile learning, Online learning, Parent engagement, professional learning, Technology infrastructure, Tools
The hit Netflix show " "13 Reasons Why" " based on the Jay Asher novel of the same name has captivated teens. While the subject is about teen suicide, a great deal of the story interweaves the use of technology and social media with our youth and the effect it has on them emotionally…
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.
Putting students at the center of learning takes a double commitment. One to ensure that instruction and learning address distinct student needs, interests and aspirations, and one to provide spaces that support a student-centered program.
Topics: Learning spaces
Believe it or not, Jeff Spicoli may have been onto something.
“I’ve been thinking about this, Mr. Hand. If I’m here and you’re here, doesn’t that make it our time? Certainly, there’s nothing wrong with a little feast on our time.”
Spicoli may have…
Workplace design is changing. At companies like Facebook and Google, the work environment is wide open, a design approach geared toward enhancing flexibility for an agile, mobile workforce.
It’s a concept that also works for classrooms, says Carl Hooker, director of innovation…
Topics: Learning spaces
When an approach to learning and teaching earns a nickname or two, that’s often a sign the approach has worn out its welcome and is being replaced with a more relevant method.
Such is the case with “sit and get” or “sage on the stage,” the teaching method that chains…
Imagine your classroom filled with purposeful, motivated, strategic, goal-directed learners. What would students be able to do? What would your classroom look like? What could your learners accomplish? Envision your students showing initiative by quickly beginning assigned tasks, knowing what to…
When someone is dubbed a visionary, we tend to attribute it to bleeding-edge thinking or a knack for big ideas. Truth be told, visionaries share a number of characteristics such as openness, imagination, persistence and…