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Testing content from CE

08/04/2019

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ISTE Certification Movement

03/21/2019

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At the Woods Academy, a private Catholic school in Bethesda, Maryland, middle school students combine coding, electronics, design and agriculture to create smart hydroponic planters.

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Maryland students combine coding, electronics, design and agriculture to create smart hydroponic planters.

What Works: Nerd farming and vetting edtech tools

03/22/2019

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Can a group of eighth graders end world hunger using Arduino and a 3D printer?

Maybe not. But they can make one heck of a salad – and in the process discover how coding can help them solve real-world problems.


That’s the goal of Eric Smith’s…

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Janice Mertes explains why leadership matters for edech funding.

State leadership matters for edtech funding

03/22/2019

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In Wisconsin, the goal of the Digital Learning and Technology team is to help our state’s educators leverage digital tools to increase student engagement and outcomes, rather than to develop educators’…

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Teaching design thinking to students helps them formulate and solve all kinds of problems.

Knowing what to solve opens doors to discovery

03/22/2019

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Innovation leads to progress in industry as well as in education. Steve Jobs suggests that “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” Considering the great impact of innovation and reflecting…

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Pana M. Asavavatana gives students problem-solving skills instead of step-by-step instructions.

Teaching for technological fluency

03/22/2019

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Have you ever been in a situation where you assign a task involving some type of technology to your students and the first thing out of their mouths is, “How do I do that?” I used to take this as a sign that I…

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Joe Kmoch – one of ISTE’s longest-serving members – has a long history of advocating for computer science in schools.

Retirement hasn’t slowed this CS advocate one bit

03/22/2019

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If there’s an initiative to boost computer science in schools, Joe Kmoch – one of ISTE’s longest-serving members – probably has a hand in it.

He helped develop some of the earliest K-12 computer…

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Boris Yarmakhov, Ph.D., is hoping the Russian Association for Technology in Education will help narrow the digital equity gap in Russia.

Russian educators develop digital competencies based on the ISTE Standards

03/22/2019

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Computers have been used in Russian schools since the 1980s, first as curious machines that helped computer science teachers explain how information is stored and processed, and then as tools students…

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If educators want to keep up with the accelerating pace of change in a technology-driven world, they need a new model for transformation – one that fosters a grassroots ecosystem of innovation in which teachers rapidly prototype, pilot and iterate small solutions that have the potential to grow into big changes.

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

03/22/2019

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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…

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