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Interview: How Wyoming is reimagining edtech professional learning

02/27/2020

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…

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New OECD Report Shows Major Gap in Preparing Teachers to Use Technology Effectively

06/19/2019

Topics: ISTE Certification, professional learning, Teacher training

WASHINGTON, DC - Findings from the Teaching and Learning International Survey, coordinated by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), released today show that preparing teachers to effectively use technology for learning remains a challenge for countries around the…

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The Perfect Blend

Topics: Curriculum, Education leadership, professional learning

A Practical Guide to Designing Student-Centered Learning Experiences

Product code: BLENDE

ISBN: 9781564848451

Expected publication date: 05/2020

Topics: Personalized learning, Online learning, Curriculum

Length: 176…

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STEAM Power

Topics: Personalized Learning, professional learning, Standards

Infusing Art Into Your STEM Curriculum

Product code: STEAMN

ISBN: 9781564848215

Expected publication date: 03/2020

Topics: STEM & STEAM, Robotics, Makerspaces, Augmented reality, Standards, Coding & robotics

Length:…

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Learning First, Technology Second

Topics: Assessment, Curriculum, professional learning, Standards

The Educator’s Guide to Designing Authentic Lessons

Product code: ENGAGE

ISBN: 9781564843890

Published: 2017

Topics: Curriculum, Assessment, Standards, Professional learning

Length: 220 pages

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Teachers collaborating at a professional learning session.

Embed the learning sciences into professional learning

06/05/2019

Topics: Course of Mind, Learning sciences, professional learning

Have you ever been to a professional learning (PL) session and loved the ideas presented but left thinking, “There is already too much on my plate. How am I ever going to implement this?” As educators we…

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7 ways to create PD webinars that engage your audience

7 ways to create PD webinars that engage your audience

01/14/2020

Topics: ISTE Expert Webinars, Professional development, professional learning

Rose loved the idea of attending webinars, or online professional development (PD) presentations, online. If she watched them live, she could chat with other participants while hearing about new content from national experts. If not, she could tune in later to the archived version, while making…

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A teacher helps a student.

There's more to digital equity than devices and bandwidth

10/03/2018

Topics: 1:1, Assistive and adaptive technologies, Augmented reality, BYOD, Computational Thinking, Curriculum, Education leadership, Gamification, Gaming, Makerspaces, Mobile learning, Personalized Learning, professional learning, Project-based learning, Robotics, STEM & STEAM, Technology infrastructure, Tools

The past decade has seen a narrowing of the digital divide when it comes to two things: the number of devices in classrooms and the Wi-Fi that transforms these devices into powerful learning tools.

But it’s premature to say the digital playing field has been leveled.…

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Desiree Alexander

5 ways to break through leadership barriers

06/03/2020

Topics: professional learning

Desiree Alexander knows firsthand the barriers that people of color face in breaking into areas that have been traditionally white and male. As a black woman and a former instructional technology supervisor in a large school district in Louisiana, people would approach one of her white male…

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