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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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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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Make a plan to tackle the ISTE 2018 Expo Hall

Make a plan to tackle the ISTE 2018 Expo Hall

05/30/2018

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo, professional learning

Each year when the ISTE Expo Hall opens and I venture forth, I feel ecstatic. My heart races as I approach each shiny package containing a promising product.

Intrigued, I want to buy…

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Conquer ISTE 2018 as a team

Conquer ISTE 2018 as a team

05/29/2018

Topics: Assistive and adaptive technologies, Augmented reality, Coding & robotics, Computational Thinking, Digital Citizenship, Digital storytelling, Gamification, Gaming, ISTE Conference & Expo, Literacies, Makerspaces, Personalized Learning, professional learning, Project-based learning, Robotics, STEM & STEAM

It’s one thing to revolutionize a single classroom. But ushering in large-scale change to a school or district requires a deep cultural shift.

That’s why many education leaders choose to send an entire team to the…

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4 ways to make CS for all a reality

4 ways to make CS for all a reality

05/24/2018

Topics: Coding & robotics, Computational Thinking, Digital Citizenship, Digital storytelling, Literacies, Makerspaces, professional learning

Kimberly Lane believes that in the digital age, computer science (CS) should be right up there with reading and writing as a foundational skill.

Lane, blended learning specialist for Lancaster Independent School District near Dallas, walks the talk by helping educators…

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4 ways to attend ISTE 2018 virtually  pssst, they' 're free!

4 ways to attend ISTE 2018 virtually pssst, they're free!

05/15/2018

Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo, professional learning

Few professional learning experiences surpass the engagement and excitement of exploring edtech with your peers. Traveling to a new city, finally meeting up with your virtual peeps in person and immersing yourself in the collaborative energy of…

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5 ways to drive professional learning the UDL way

5 ways to drive professional learning the UDL way

03/06/2018

Topics: Assistive and adaptive technologies, professional learning

Professional development and professional learning are two terms educators hear frequently. But what’s the difference between the two? And why do the different definitions matter?

Professional development (PD) is often defined by someone else, say a school…

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