All Blog Posts Tagged 'ISTE' (14)

Please help yourself to a good read...

The first edition of ISTE SIGVE's Virtual Education Journal (VEJ) is online and available for your reading pleasure. Please visit to read it or pick up on on ISTE Island in Second Life to read within SL. 


It's just beautiful! Thanks to Rosie Vojtek and Bob for their tireless work on it! And we'll see you all in Philadelphia June 26-27 for the SIGVE Virtual…


Added by Scott Merrick on May 26, 2011 at 1:05pm — No Comments

ISTE Unveils 2 New Sites and a Sweet APP!

Now, I know being on the Board of Directors of ISTE means I'm a wee bit biased...But they don't pay me and I've been an avid ISTE association fan & member since I attended my first NECC conference in 2007 - Atlanta - where Kathy Schrock first introduced to me the virtual world of Second… Continue

Added by gwyneth jones on October 9, 2010 at 11:29pm — No Comments

Canadians at ISTE

Discovery Education Canada has asked me to reach out this week to all Canadian educators going to ISTE. They're hosting a social gathering for us with food, prizes, and Steve Dembo on

Tuesday, the 29th (6-9 pm) at the local Earls. I've attached the

invitation with all the details below so you can RSVP to Austin -- our

host for the evening.…


Added by suehellman on June 11, 2010 at 9:07am — No Comments

ePals Teacher Ambassador Contest 2010 -- deadline May 21

Enter Your Great Global Collaborations to be Featured at ISTE!

Have you had an amazing collaboration with another classroom? Have your students gained real understanding of a different culture? If so, enter ePals Teacher Ambassador Contest and show us how ePals has opened the world for your students.



Added by Dr. Rita Oates on May 16, 2010 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Tweet and Blog for Ed Tech May 12!

Join the Campaign! Tweet and Blog for Ed Tech May 12!

Funding for classroom technology is in jeopardy! We're calling on educators across the US to tweet and blog for education technology funding on Wednesday, May 12.

President Obama's budget for FY11 provides no direct funding for

education technology programs. Instead, it zeros out the…

Added by gwyneth jones on May 11, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

Running for ISTE PK-12 Board of Directors -I would Love Your vote! :-)

Isn't this a face and a cartoon you can trust to represent you in the PK-12 for ISTE Board of Directors?

Voting for the 2010-2011 ISTE Board of Directors will begin March 11 and end April 12, 2010.

Hi everyone! Well, I've never run for a position like this before (local sure, but not international!) so I'm not sure this blog is… Continue

Added by gwyneth jones on March 26, 2010 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

ISTE’S Top Ten Edtech Priorities for 2010

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) recently released the organization’s top ten Edtech priorities for 2010.

The overarching priority, so to speak, is a definite commitment to

improving student achievement through the effective use of technology.… Continue

Added by Shawn Roner on February 9, 2010 at 8:31am — No Comments

Buffy the Filter Slayer! Tonight!

"Fight the Filter" ISTE Sigms 2nd Webinar!

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2010 at 8 pm E.S.T., 7 pm C.S.T., 6 pm M.S.T., 5 pm P.S.T Presenter: Buffy Hamilton

Want to start your new year off by making a positive difference in your library program? Join ISTE SIGMS for our second FREE webinar on January 13 at 8 pm E.S.T. when Buffy Hamilton, The Unquiet Librarian, will share her ideas on "fighting the filter."

Directions to join the SIGMS… Continue

Added by gwyneth jones on January 13, 2010 at 8:12am — 1 Comment

ISTE Webinar: Media Marketing Through Easy Animation

ISTE Webinar: Media Marketing Through Easy Animation…


Added by gwyneth jones on November 18, 2009 at 10:34am — No Comments

Are Ebooks the Future of Textbooks

There has been a lot of talk about the rising cost of textbooks and different methods of helping defray those costs for students. MORE..

Added by Shawn Roner on September 28, 2009 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Planning for NECC 09

This will be my first trip to NECC, but I've attended other conferences in the past. My favorites are CUE (Computer Using Educators Conference, in Palm Springs), and the ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) conference I attended in Chicago. Good times and a wealth of learning opportunities.

Here are a few tips to share for your conference… Continue

Added by Donelle on June 23, 2009 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

NECC09 in Washington, DC will feature LOTS of Second Life activity

Hey, ya'll. Just want to toss out there that one of my favorite networks, Second Life, will be getting a lot of attention at ISTE's NECC come June 27-July 1 this summer.

I'm helping facilitate two 3-hour workshops on the topic, a 3-day running Second Life Playground, and a Birds of a Feather. I'm also helping put together a BOF on the topic of my favorite new VW for kids, Quest Atlantis: I'll be a bizzy bee, for sure. You can see (and register for, if you wish!) all our workshop and… Continue

Added by Scott Merrick on April 14, 2009 at 12:56pm — 2 Comments

Vote for me - ISTE Connect Contest

Vote for my image on ISTE Connect!

Click this Link to vote: (selec the radio button next to this image)

This is the image I created using and the theme for funniest Ed Tech photo contest. How many votes can this image get. Let's see if i can get at least 10... Hook a brother up!…


Added by John Costilla on April 14, 2009 at 11:06am — No Comments

Learning something new.

While at NECC and EduBlogger Con, I must say that I was completely overwhelmed by what is going out there in the ed tech space. There are so many leaders in our schools and classrooms who are doing amazing things. Web 2.0 tools are simply tools, but what I learned and observed by the many folks at EduBlogger was something that seemed to be revolutionary. We are truly seeing examples of our classrooms and teaching practices change as a result of teachers embracing new instructional strategies,… Continue

Added by John Costilla on July 16, 2008 at 2:55pm — No Comments

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