Teacher-Led Professional Learning

The ISTE Teacher Standard 5 provides four benchmarks for teachers to continuously improve their professional practice, model lifelong learning, and exhibit leadership in their school and professional community by promoting and demonstrating the effective use of digital tools and resources? My focus areas were: “exhibit leadership by demonstrating a …

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Creating a Shared Vision for an Acceptable Use Policy and Digital Citizenship Curriculum

The ISTE Teacher Standard 4 provides four benchmarks for promoting and modeling digital citizenship and responsibility. My focus is to “address the diverse needs of all learners by using learner-centered strategies providing equitable access to appropriate digital tools and resources” (ISTE 2016). My Question How can a school promote …

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Global Collaborative Project Part II – One Down, Two to Go!

GCP = End-of-Year Bliss At this moment, I am marveling at my students’ ability to pick up a project and run with it. At a time of year when a teacher might expect students’ interest and motivation levels to be waning, the possibility to connect with other children who live …

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Modeling Digital Age Work and Learning: Student Digital Portfolios

The ISTE Teacher Standard 3 provides four benchmarks for modeling digital age work and learning. My focus is to “collaborate with students, peers, parents and community members using digital tools and resources to support student success and innovation” (ISTE 2016). My Question How can I help the teachers at …

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