Podcasting: Do-it-yourself professional learning

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Technology has changed not only how students learn, but how teachers learn. Educators across the globe can now choose between traditional professional learning — as mandated by the district or state — and nontraditional modes of learning such as teacher-led … Continue reading

Students are knowledge curators — let’s help them use it

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Social media has made us all curators. We dip into the vast well of the internet to find things that interest us, inspire us or spark our creativity, and we collect them on sites such as Pinterest or Facebook. We … Continue reading

3 things to include in your digital learning strategic plan

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A school- or district-wide digital learning strategy provides a paddle to help steer your organization toward its learning and teaching goals. It’s the shared vision educators rally around to guide effective technology implementation. In Wisconsin, award-winning ed tech advocate Kurt … Continue reading

3 easy ways to celebrate Digital Learning Day

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Happy Digital Learning Day! Today we’re celebrating all the ways digital tools empower students to create, share and learn deeply. Follow the conversation on Twitter, where educators are already sharing tons of fantastic digital resources and ideas. Not sure how … Continue reading

3 professional learning resources for tech coaches

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Technology coaches provide professional learning for teachers, but where do they go to hone their own skills? In honor of ISTE’s Member Appreciation Month, our Special Interest Group for Educational Technology Coaches (SIGETC) has compiled a few resources to add … Continue reading