For Every Standards Intersection: A Crosswalk

For Every Standards Intersection: A Crosswalk!

ISTE Coaching Standard 1 provides four benchmarks for technology coaches to inspire and participate in the development and implementation of a shared vision for the comprehensive integration of technology to promote excellence and support transformational change throughout the instructional environment. My focus is on benchmark d: Implement strategies for initiating and sustaining technology …

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Designing and Developing Digital Age Learning Experiences and Assessments

The ISTE Teacher Standard 2 provides four benchmarks for designing, developing, and evaluating authentic learning experiences and assessments, including a component about student mastery of ISTE Standards for Students. My focus is to “develop technology-enriched learning environments that enable all students to pursue their individual curiosities and become active …

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Fanfiction: Engaged Learners Meeting Language Arts and Technology Standards

My final project for EDTC 6102 in the Seattle Pacific University Digital Educational Leadership Master’s Degree Program involved applying the ASSURE instructional design model to an existing unit. I believed that the Fanfiction Project I had done for many years in my middle school language arts classes would …

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Creating Independent & Social Learners

In Teaching in a Digital Age, Tony Bates outlines theories of learning – from traditional, teacher controlled to completely open, in which teachers and students interchange roles. Two of the theories, constructionism and connectivism, facilitate learning environments that foster independent and social …

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