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5 reasons to share your practice using Snapchat

5 reasons to share your practice using Snapchat

01/26/2017

Topics: professional learning

Like many adults, Bill Selak had written off Snapchat as a questionable app that some kids use to post inappropriate content. That was until he took some time to figure out the popular social media platform for himself.

Now Selak, director of technology at Hillbook School…

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5 steps to becoming a badass teacher [Video]

5 steps to becoming a badass teacher [Video]

12/27/2016

Topics: Education leadership, professional learning

Let’s be honest: Teaching is not easy. And being a teacher? It’s definitely not for the faint of heart.

Laura Thomas knows this well. The school change coach, staff developer,

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Game Day: Playful PD for teachers and students

Game Day: Playful PD for teachers and students

11/15/2016

Topics: Coding & robotics, Computational Thinking, Digital Citizenship, Digital storytelling, Gamification, Literacies, Makerspaces, professional learning, Robotics, Standards, STEM & STEAM

Much like school itself, professional development days are often regarded as a waste of instructional time. But what if PD days could be fun and effective for both teachers and students?…

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5 steps to get started with ISTE' 's new student standards

5 steps to get started with ISTE's new student standards

10/21/2016

Topics: 1:1, Digital Citizenship, Gamification, professional learning, Standards

The 2016 ISTE Standards for Students offer exciting opportunities for the future of education and the changing landscape of student learning. Standard 1: Empowered Learner encapsulates the importance of…

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Strategic planning, professional learning are keys to ed tech readiness

Strategic planning, professional learning are keys to ed tech readiness

10/01/2016

Topics: Education leadership, Personalized Learning, professional learning

Thanks to my formal education background and the early stages of my educational career in the United States and Puerto Rico, I was fortunate to work with school leaders, inservice and preservice teachers, and teacher training faculty responsible for educating…

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4 tools to help coaches personalize communication

4 tools to help coaches personalize communication

09/16/2016

Topics: professional learning

Technology coaches are called on to help teachers improve their practice and support them as they learn new things. But just like students, teachers have differing learning styles.

What's a coach to do when tasked with communicating to all types of adult learners?…

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Fall 2016 ISTE Professional Learning Series: Learn from ed tech experts

Fall 2016 ISTE Professional Learning Series: Learn from ed tech experts

08/29/2016

Topics: professional learning

Ready to learn something new? Expand your digital toolkit and explore new ideas for learning and teaching by joining us for the ISTE Professional Learning Series. Presented by members for members, these free…

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Five reasons why the 2016 ISTE Standards for Students matter

Five reasons why the 2016 ISTE Standards for Students matter

07/13/2016

Topics: Assessment, Curriculum, Education leadership, professional learning, Standards

Many people thought we were crazy when ISTE announced a refresh of the ISTE Standards for Students. Some felt that the 2007 student standards were still…

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Teach locally, share globally on a multilingual Twitter chat

Teach locally, share globally on a multilingual Twitter chat

11/18/2015

Topics: Gaming, professional learning, Tools

Global project-based learning allows students to collaborate with experts and other learners around the world. Hailed as way to…

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Now' 's the time to speak up

Now's the time to speak up

11/05/2015

Topics: Education leadership, Mobile learning, Online learning, professional learning

Since 2003, Project Tomorrow has collected the viewpoints of almost 4 million educators, students and parents about education technology through its annual Speak Up survey. That’s a…

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