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5 ways every educator can lead change

5 ways every educator can lead change

11/15/2017

Topics: 1:1, BYOD, Coding & robotics, Computational Thinking, Curriculum, Education leadership, Flipped learning, Literacies, Mobile learning, Online learning, professional learning

Educational technology has long been considered a subset among a host of education topics. That’s no longer the case, says educator Mark Gura, who believes a powerful reversal is happening – a reversal that’s creating a new reality in schools worldwide…

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5 trends from the Digital Citizenship Summit

5 trends from the Digital Citizenship Summit

11/14/2017

Topics: 1:1, BYOD, Computational Thinking, Curriculum, Digital Citizenship, Flipped learning, Gaming, Learning spaces, Mobile learning, Online learning, professional learning, Technology infrastructure, Tools

Each year, educators, students, parents, industry members and others gather for the National Digital Citizenship Summit. The goal of this event is to expand the conversation and inspire collaborative change around issues related…

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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 with…

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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 identification,…

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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 their own…

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The best PD comes from your professional learning network

The best PD comes from your professional learning network

10/05/2017

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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