Blog Contributors

Contributors

ISTE Connects invites ed tech professionals to contribute to the conversation by writing a guest blog post. Blog authors are essential to making ISTE Connects blog a vibrant ed tech resource. Contributing to ISTE Connects is a powerful and easy way to demonstrate your professional expertise in the field of education technology.

If you’re interested in contributing, please follow these guidelines:

General Guidelines

  • Posts must be relevant to ISTE Connects’ global audience of educators and education leaders.
  • ISTE Connects accepts original and exclusive content. By submitting a post to ISTE Connects, you certify that you created (and own copyright) to the content you submit.
  • You agree not to publish the post anywhere else; however, you may link to the post on your own site or social media networks.
  • Potential blog topics include education technology, technology and teaching trends, education and technology advocacy, ISTE conferences and webinars.

Formatting Guidelines

  • Recommended blog post length is 400-600 words (maximum of 800 words).
  • Posts should be formatted for an online audience. (Shorter paragraphs are preferred.  Lists are effective too, if it applies to your post.)

Images/Video

  • ISTE accepts original photos and videos with posts. Contributors must have permission to use any of the images and/or videos they submit.

Byline/Bio

  • Include a brief bio (30-50 words), and byline that includes your name as you would like it to appear in the post.

Publishing

  • We strive to publish content in a timely fashion while working within our editorial calendar schedule. ISTE reserves the right to edit all submissions. If ISTE Connects makes edits to a post, we will ask the contributor for approval. If major revisions are needed, ISTE will return the post to the contributor for editing.

Submission

  • Interested in submitting a post? Send an email to isteconnects@iste.org with your topic idea and the proposed title of your post. Include a link to your personal blog and social profiles, if applicable. Also include the following:
    • Title
    • By line
    • Short bio
    • Topic overview
    • Intended audience
    • Content and resource rich post, 400-800 words in length

All submitted contributions will be reviewed by an ISTE editor and approved for content prior to approval and publishing.