ISTE ARTICLES

12/28/2018

Virtual Educa, ISTE in sync on professional learning

The mutual commitment of Virtual Educa and ISTE to support contemporary professional learning opportunities for educators is embodied in a memorandum of understanding that was established between the ...


07/25/2018

ISTE Optimistic About Focus on Preparing Next-Generation Teachers

WASHINGTON — July 24, 2018 — With the need to prepare next-generation teachers at a critical juncture, the opportunity for Congress to make an impact on the future of education h...


04/01/2015

Meeting the needs of those entering the teaching profession

A brief parable about preparation: A young and strong lumberjack, eager to succeed in his career, impress his boss and earn his handsome salary, chops down 20 trees during his first day on the job. Th...


05/05/2017

ISTE Board of Directors Selects Recognized Leader in Education and Innovation as New Leader for a New Era

April 5, 2017—The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Board of Directors has named Richard Culatta as its CEO. Culatta is the former director of the Office of Educational Techno...


11/15/2017

Educators and Administrators Called On to Set Vision for Future Digital Leadership

WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 15, 2017 – The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is calling on educators to help set a vision for what future digital leadership s...


02/09/2018

Governors' State of the States Signal the Beginning of New Era for Edtech, Says ISTE

WASHINGTON — February 9, 2018 — Governors, in their just-delivered State of the State addresses, highlighted major initiatives around using technology effectively in schools, expanding support for...


06/28/2014

ISTE Honors 2014 Making IT Happen Winners

ATLANTA June 28, 2014 The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) today bestowed the 2014 Making IT Happen Award on four outstanding education leaders. This year' 's honorees are Mahm...


08/05/2014

ISTE Honors 2014 Making IT Happen Winners

ATLANTA – June 28, 2014 – The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) today bestowed the 2014 Making IT Happen Award on four outstanding education leaders. This year&...


10/18/2017

Connecticut Becomes First State to Endorse ISTE Standards

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Oct. 18, 2017 — Today the Connecticut Commission for Educational Technology and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) jointly announced that Connectic...


06/14/2017

ISTE CEO shares his vision for ISTE

ISTE CEO Richard Culatta’s passion for innovation goes back to one of his first jobs when he was putting his degrees in Spanish teaching and educational psychology to work as the director of ...


07/31/2015

Student engagement and achievement in language arts

“We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, bu...


12/28/2018

Experts weigh in on the ed tech purchasing process

The fifth grade teachers rallied around Lenny Schad, inspired by how their roles were changing since the rollout of a 1:1 mobile learning initiative when Schad was chief information officer at Katy ...


10/19/2018

Research Windows: Collaboration Makes the Ed Tech World Go Round

Remarkable advances in transportation, telecommunications, and the Web have provided unprecedented opportunities for international collaborations that will shape the future of ed tech as a global phen...


08/09/2012

ISTE in 2012: What We Believe

Recent years have helped clarify the significant linkages between an improved public education system and a strong economy. After years of talking about 21st century skills, STEM education and the lik...


12/28/2018

A new framework for digital age leadership

Individual teachers have been using technology to transform education for decades. But to scale those transformations and meet the learning needs of all students requires education leaders who are ...


12/28/2018

5 virtual worlds for engaged learning

Maybe you’ve heard of Minecraft. Or World of Warcraft, or Second Life. Maybe you’ve even heard that there are a few brave educators who are using them in their classrooms, with — gas...


05/01/2017

Uncommon core: Refining key practices through STEM

Innovator Solutions highlights contributions from corporate sponsors and advertisers representing education organizations, businesses, policy-making bodies and other influencers dedicated to transform...


03/29/2016

ISTE announces new 2016 officers for board of directors

Mila Thomas Fuller, Ed.D., named ISTE chair-elect WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 29, 2016 - The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) today announced new officers for its 2016...


06/26/2018

Leaders in Edtech Honored With Prestigious Making IT Happen Awards

CHICAGO – June 26, 2018 – The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) honored five visionaries in edtech with the coveted ISTE Making IT Happen Award at the ISTE Co...


12/28/2018

3 steps to collaborative professional learning

Free web-based resources that allow people to easily create, collaborate and publish have the potential to transform K-12 education, not just for students but for teachers as well. A few years ago...


10/19/2018

Virtual Success

Transforming Education Through Online Learning Imagine how thrilled Florida Virtual School (FLVS) chemistry teacher Amanda Kitson was when Martin, one of her students, left the following voicemail mes...


06/14/2017

Teacher empowerment reflected in new Educator Standards

I recently had the pleasure of working on a team to refresh the ISTE Standards for Teachers, now known as the ISTE Standards for Educators. This team consisted of educators from many different role...


07/13/2016

Five reasons why the 2016 ISTE Standards for Students matter

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 relevant, and others thought that the world did...


07/14/2015

CT scan: Computational thinking broadens student's analytical thinking skills

When Jeannette Wing shared her vision in 2006 that computational thinking (CT) would be “a fundamental skill used by everyone in the world by the middle of the 21st century,” little did sh...


07/14/2015

Leading change: Teacher leaders are catalysts for education transformation

It was a brutally cold winter for Sara Luckert and the students in her middle school English classes in Henrico, Virginia. For the second year in a row, 10 days of instruction were blown away by freez...