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Share your teaching adventure through blogging

Share your teaching adventure through blogging

10/27/2017

Topics: professional learning

Over the course of five years, educator Jennie Magiera has written 182 blog posts, received 642 comments and netted 1.5 million page views.

Sharing her teaching adventure started…

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How to curate quality resources for any classroom or subject

How to curate quality resources for any classroom or subject

10/25/2017

Topics: professional learning

The ISTE Standards for Educators challenge teachers to become leaders, creators and facilitators. 

Standard 2: “Leader” encourages educators to model for colleagues the…

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9 things teachers should share on social media

9 things teachers should share on social media

10/06/2017

Topics: professional learning

While many educators are spot on in their efforts to teach students to be good digital citizens, they sometimes forget to apply those lessons to themselves.

Teachers have digital identities of…

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Teachers collaborate in a classroom

The best educator PD comes from your professional learning network

07/30/2020

Topics: professional learning

The ISTE Standards for Educators challenge teachers to become leaders, creators and facilitators of dynamic or transformative…

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4 coaching resources to help teachers take charge of their professional development

4 coaching resources to help teachers take charge of their professional development

09/22/2017

Topics: professional learning

Educator empowerment is a thread that runs through all of the ISTE Standards for Educators, particularly with the Leader standard. 

But Instructional Technology Coach Gregory Gilmore says a…

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Supporting school leaders through video coaching

Supporting school leaders through video coaching

09/07/2017

Topics: professional learning

Strong leadership contributes greatly to the achievement of both educators and students and, ultimately, the overall success of a school. IDEA Public Schools is committed to ensuring transformational leadership across our schools in the San Antonio, Austin, and Rio Grande Valley regions of…

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Educator Standards make their way into Texas law

Educator Standards make their way into Texas law

07/26/2017

Topics: Advocacy, professional learning

In the same month the new ISTE Standards for Educators were launched, the governor of Texas signed a bill requiring that preservice teachers be evaluated on their ability to teach in a digital environment,…

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What' 's missing from mobile learning

What's missing from mobile learning

07/15/2017

Topics: 1:1, Mobile learning, professional learning

They had the infrastructure: a schoolwide Wi-Fi network backed by robust high-speed broadband. They had the devices: 1:1 iPads for seventh-grade students. They even had an evaluation process to ensure their…

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Learning happens in a zigzag  and that' 's OK

Learning happens in a zigzag and that's OK

06/24/2017

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

Jad Abumrad is quick to say he doesn’t feel comfortable giving educators advice, and yet his career in radio touches on many topics educators are familiar with.

Tinkering. Curiosity. Messy experiences. Failing forward. Transformation.

Abumrad, host and creator…

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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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