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Infographic: Technology maximizes Common Core success

Infographic: Technology maximizes Common Core success

12/24/2014

Topics: Standards, Technology infrastructure

As controversial as the Common Core State Standards are, they do provide a clear benefit: They present a prime opportunity for educators to bring their classrooms into the digital age.

To date, 43 states have adopted the Common…

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9 resources for teaching digital citizenship

9 resources for teaching digital citizenship

12/23/2014

Topics: 1:1, Assessment, Augmented reality, BYOD, Coding & robotics, Computational Thinking, Digital Citizenship, Digital storytelling, Flipped learning, Gamification, Gaming, Makerspaces, Online learning, professional learning, Technology infrastructure, Tools

How can we teach kids to use technology responsibly when the technology is changing faster than we can keep up? How do we foster the values of good digital citizenship in students who are old enough to scoff at the “thou shalts” and “thou shalt nots”?

Grappling with these questions is…

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E-Rate order passes:  A victory for educators' ' voices

E-Rate order passes: A victory for educators' voices

07/11/2014

Topics: Advocacy, Technology infrastructure

The E-Rate order approved today by the Federal Communications Commission was a significant improvement over FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's initial draft proposal. We'd like to thank all of the educators who…

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We' 're listening to ISTE members about E-Rate modernization

We're listening to ISTE members about E-Rate modernization

07/10/2014

Topics: Advocacy, Technology infrastructure

As the details of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler's E-Rate modernization plan became public last week, we reached out to ISTE members to better understand how the proposal would affect individual…

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If you can flip a classroom, you can flip a district

If you can flip a classroom, you can flip a district

05/28/2014

Topics: 1:1, Assessment, Flipped learning, Mobile learning, Personalized Learning, professional learning, Standards, Technology infrastructure

The term flipped classroom is on the tip of many educators' tongues these days as more K-12 schools and districts embrace this blended form of learning and teaching. In the flipped classroom model, educators deliver their instruction online for students to access outside of class,…

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