ISTE ARTICLES

10/19/2018

Feature Article: Open the Windows

Design New Spaces for Learning The title of this article was inspired by a Facebook post that my niece, Chelsea, wrote after her last day of high school: “No more windowless prison!!!!!&rdq...


05/08/2019

Why students should create with AI tools

That student with the heart of the world was born, My data burns the same stars in a window. No human would ever mistake these lines for award-winning verse. If they’re a bit fancifu...


11/08/2015

Get Active: Reimagining Learning Spaces for Student Success, provides guide for designing digital age learning environments

New resource outlines how to create engaging, collaborative and active spaces for learning WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nov. 9, 2015 – To ensure that students are prepared for careers in the workspaces ...


12/27/2018

Develop students' creativity mindset

Michael Cohen recently visited a friend’s home where he saw what he thought was an original painting hanging on the wall. He commented that the piece must have been expensive, being hand-painted and...


03/18/2019

Innovate, iterate, educate: Small ideas make the biggest difference

Most teachers saw a bunch of hooligans with behavioral problems. But Bijal Damani saw something different: a group of brilliant teenagers bursting with energy, trapped within the confines of the c...


06/19/2017

Minecraft + creative passion = innovative learning

It’s no secret that Minecraft taps into students’ passions. What better way to learn than by playing your favorite game? But Minecraft doesn’t just fuel their passion for vi...


05/30/2018

What's new at ISTE19

Each year we survey attendees of the ISTE Conference & Expo to find out what they liked and didn't like and challenge them to think about what new sessions, formats, technologie...


10/19/2018

Feature: Teach Your Students to Fail Better

Design thinking combines collaboration, systems thinking, and a balance of creative and analytical habits. And it might just help your students make the world a better place. If you were ab...


12/27/2018

GLOBAL FOCUS: Product competition fills learning gaps, lets learners apply the ISTE Standards

As a business teacher in India teaching grades 11 and 12, I’ve realized there are many gaps between the curriculum and real life. The major gaps include: once students choo...


09/20/2019

Leaders must be the change they want to see

Last February, during a meeting with a group of middle school students, I was asked why I chose a career in education. I shared that there was never a point in my education when I liked school,...


12/27/2018

EdTekTalk: Seize your limitations!

ISTE reached out to inspiring people from a range of fields and asked them to share their insights in mini-keynotes at ISTE 2014. This EdTekTalk is one in a series of five videos that showcases futu...


12/27/2018

2016 ISTE Standards for Students aim to put students in the driver's seat

Do today’s students need to be empowered learners, knowledge constructors, innovative designers? Should they be computational thinkers and global collaborators? Many of you ...


12/27/2018

Gamification is a pivotal global trend in commerce, education

Games are serious business globally. One of the most important emerging trends in international commerce and education is gamification. Strictly speaking, this refers to using game thinking and mechan...


12/27/2018

Student entrepreneur refuses to limit her list of titles, skills

Maya Penn learned all about labels when she moved into a new neighborhood at the tender age of 8. She thought she was rocking her natural hairstyle – but to her new friends, not so much. ...


10/19/2018

Point/Counterpoint Is Facebook as Good as Face-to-Face?

YES Observe the Saturday morning ritual of millions of teens across the world: Wake up, grab the cell to check for texts, plop in front of the computer, and begin scrolling through Facebook. Like all...


12/27/2018

EdTekTalk: Making is the universal language

ISTE reached out to inspiring people from a range of fields and asked them to share their insights in mini-keynotes ISTE 2014. This EdTekTalk is one of five videos that showcases futurists, designe...


12/27/2018

Know the ISTE Standards for Students, Standard 2: Communication and Collaboration

Are your lessons addressing the ISTE Standards for Students? Often that's up for interpretation. In this second installment of Know the ISTE Standards for Students, we focus on Standard 2, with exa...


12/27/2018

Encouraging enterprise: Students garner real-world skills from entrepreneurial undertakings

When you hear the words “student entrepreneur,” you might envision a lemonade stand run by a youngster selling sips for a cause. Or perhaps the digital age version – a young app desi...


05/03/2013

Invention and Ingenuity: Creating a Better World through ISTE 2013

Innovation, education improvement, professional learning, increased technology infrastructure, digital age teaching and learning—these are all things people have come to know and love about ISTE...


06/10/2014

Personalize your learning environment

Personalized learning is built on the idea that each learner is unique and learns in different ways. This is called variability in learning. To support all learners' unique needs and preferences, l...


10/23/2019

Augmented reality can help autistic students with social-emotional learning

As a classroom teacher, Jullia Suhyoung Lim encountered many children like her childhood friend Eddie, a passionate, playful child. Adults called him “different”; Lim later realized he was pro...


12/27/2018

EdTekTalk: Can a robot look you in the eye?

ISTE reached out to inspiring people from a range of fields and asked them to share their insights in mini-keynotes at ISTE 2014. This EdTekTalk is one in a series of five videos that showcases futu...


06/19/2014

Futurists, Designers, Social Entrepreneurs Featured in Inaugural EdTekTalks at ISTE 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 27, 2014 – The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) today unveiled the lineup for its inaugural EdTekTalks at ISTE 2014 in Atlanta. Five tho...


12/27/2018

EdTekTalk: Changing the face of tech leadership

ISTE reached out to inspiring people from a range of fields and asked them to share their insights in mini-keynotes at ISTE 2014. This EdTekTalk is one in a series of five videos that showcases futu...


12/27/2018

25 resources for bringing AR and VR to the classroom

Affordable tools like cardboard VR viewers and Aurasma are making virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR) a practical classroom tool. If you haven’t yet dabbled in AR or VR and don’t ge...