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11 hot edtech trends to watch

11 hot edtech trends to watch

03/23/2017

Topics: 1:1, Augmented reality, Coding & robotics, Computational Thinking, Curriculum, Makerspaces, Standards

Find the hottest topics of 2018 here.

We wanted to know which topics are shaping up to be this year's hottest in edtech, so we combed through thousands of educator-created sessions in…

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3 types of questions to boost higher-order thinking

3 types of questions to boost higher-order thinking

03/10/2017

Topics: Standards

In Julie Jaeger’s experience, enhancing students’ creativity and critical thinking doesn’t come from having all the right answers. It comes from asking more questions.

Jaeger, a gifted education teacher for Minot Public Schools in North Dakota, finds that when you create an…

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What full-scale change looks like  and how to get there

What full-scale change looks like and how to get there

01/01/2017

Topics: 1:1, BYOD, Standards

It was a searing message from its own students that awakened a transformation using technology in one Alaskan school district.

“A few years ago,” says Superintendent Mary Wegner of the Sitka School District, “high school students approached the school board and said they…

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Top 7 edtech posts for education leaders

Top 7 edtech posts for education leaders

12/21/2016

Topics: Digital Citizenship, Mobile learning, Standards, Technology infrastructure

Student-driven learning isn’t just good for students. When we give students control of how they learn, when they learn and even what they learn, they become more…

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5 tech tools that complement ISTE Standards

5 tech tools that complement ISTE Standards

12/13/2016

Topics: Standards

Like many teachers, I’m always searching for ways to adapt my teaching and learning to the digital age. When used according to the ISTE Standards, the right technology tools can help every…

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How do you see the changing role of the teacher?

How do you see the changing role of the teacher?

12/01/2016

Topics: Essential Conditions, Standards

When ISTE began to refresh the ISTE Standards for Teachers, we knew we wanted the standards to be a helpful framework…

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5 ways to create lessons that teach content and digital age skills

5 ways to create lessons that teach content and digital age skills

11/18/2016

Topics: Standards

As I travel the country talking about the need to change current educational practices, I hear so many people agree with the need to revolutionize learning, but I also hear some saying things like, “I just don’t have the time.”

I get that.

Changing…

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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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6 resources for getting started with robotics

6 resources for getting started with robotics

11/01/2016

Topics: Robotics, Standards, STEM & STEAM

There's never been a better time to use robotics to inspire a fascination with computer science. Check out these easy-to-implement resources for getting started with robotics and put your students on the path to becoming 

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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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