ISTE Standards

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This open network (formerly “Project ReimaginED”) is dedicated to all things related to the ISTE Standards. The ISTE Standards provide a framework for amplifying or even transforming teaching and learning with technology. This community is dedicated to discussions and resources related to the ISTE Standards. Topics may include adoption and implementation, the individual standards themselves, the standards in specific grade bands or content areas, and anything else you want to discuss or share.

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    Dear all, Special thanks to Pamela Shoemake, Katie Ritter and Simon Helton for their constant inspiration and support. I would like to share my recent blog post on the 2016 ISTE S Standards published on Common Sense Education:

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    Hello Morgan, I am working to get this to you. It's not ready yet but hopefully we'll have a version available in the next week or two. Sarah ------------------------------ Sarah Stoeckl Senior Project Manager, ISTE Standards ISTE Staff Eugene OR...

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    Hello Russell, Another place that might help your teachers tackle this standard is to choose a specific design process to work on with students. Human centered design is one that's currently popular but there are others, which is why we left the standard...

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    Well, I'm just trying to get comfortable with the 2016 standards myself, so consider this me just thinking aloud. I hope it may be useful. My interpretation of this standard fits with a project I did last year with my students. Each year, students...

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Community Blogs

  • The scene has been repeated over and over in many school districts. Staff members filter into a multi-purpose room and sit at benches to listen to the latest professional development (PD) offering from their district. Often, the presenter is brought...

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  • This post was delayed as I was traveling in the D.C.-area to work on the refresh of the ISTE Standards for Students. However, the delay is perfectly timed to align with ISTE's Flipped Learning Day on October 6. This week we feature articles on new...

  • Search the phrase “tinker time” and you will most likely discover articles praising schools and organizations that provide students with opportunities to work with physical materials such as wood, hammers, circuits, recyclables, etc. to design and...

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  • Minecraft in the classroom, it is not a new idea anymore. A Google search will yield 661,000 hits on the topic. There are even videos promoting the use of Minecraft in the classroom along with the research that supports it. “Gamification,”...

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  • I'm going to call this the "Controversial and Compelling" Edition. The podcast This American Life just aired an episode called " The Problem We All Live With " that asks if a return to forced racial integration is the key to fixing...