Participate professional development courses were found to support implementation of the following ISTE Standards for Educators:
1.a. Set professional learning goals to explore and apply pedagogical approaches made possible by technology and reflect on their effectiveness.
1.b. Pursue professional interests by creating and actively participating in local and global learning networks.
1.c. Stay current with research that supports improved student learning outcomes, including findings from the learning sciences.
2.c. Model for colleagues the identification, exploration, evaluation, curation and adoption of new digital resources and tools for learning.
3.a. Create experiences for learners to make positive, socially responsible contributions and exhibit empathetic behavior online that build relationships and community.
3.b. Establish a learning culture that promotes curiosity and critical examination of online resources and fosters digital literacy and media fluency.
4.a. Dedicate planning time to collaborate with colleagues to create authentic learning experiences that leverage technology.
4.b. Collaborate and co-learn with students to discover and use new digital resources and diagnose and troubleshoot technology issues.
4.c. Use collaborative tools to expand students' authentic, real-world learning experiences by engaging virtually with experts, teams and students, locally and globally.
4.d. Demonstrate cultural competency when communicating with students, parents and colleagues and interact with them as co-collaborators in student learning.
5.a. Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
5.b. Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.
6.a. Foster a culture where students take ownership of their learning goals and outcomes in both independent and group settings.
6.c. Create learning opportunities that challenge students to use a design process and computational thinking to innovate and solve problems.
7.b. Use technology to design and implement a variety of formative and summative assessments that accommodate learner needs, provide timely feedback to students and inform instruction.