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ISTE 2016

June 26-29

Denver, CO

We had a blast at ISTE 2016! If you missed us at this year's conference & expo in Denver, CO, check out the links below:

  • Leadership for Digital Learning Near and Far – View from International Schools
    Monday, June 27, 12:45 – 1:45 PM
    CCC 201

    Effective educational leadership practices are not limited by the world map. In this session, we'll discuss new research examining how international schools are leveraging digital tools, content and resources to transform learning and how their use of the ISTE Standards for Administrators can influence digital learning leadership around the globe. With Julie Evans (Project Tomorrow), Dr. Matt Harris (British School of Jakarta), and Dr. Kari Stubbs (BrainPOP, ISTE Board).
  • Mobile Learning in Teacher Education: Next Generation Models and Methods
    Tuesday, June 28, 10:45 – 11:45 AM
    CCC 502

    Mobile devices with wireless connectivity have unique capabilities for teacher preparation. To effectively implement mobile devices in their future K-12 classrooms, preservice teachers must experience innovative types of mobile learning within university courses, field study and student teaching experiences. Panelists will describe next generation models and methods. With Julie Evans (Project Tomorrow), Dr. Chris Dede (Harvard University), Dr. Katherine Hayden (California State University San Marcos), Dr. Laurie Henry (University of Kentucky), Dr. Paul Resta (University of Texas at Austin), Dr. Robert McLaughlin (EDC).

  • Play Like a Girl: A Look at Games and Coding
    Tuesday, June 28, 2:15 – 3:15 PM
    CCC Mile High Ballroom 4 E/F

    Learn how to engage girls in STEM with games and coding. This highly interactive session will include group dialogue, collaborative reflection, game play and coding. Come ready to play, share and be inspired! With Julie Evans (Project Tomorrow) and Dr. Kari Stubbs (BrainPOP, ISTE Board).

  • Paper 1 of 2: Student Self-Directed, Interest Driven Digital Learning
    Wednesday, June 29, 1:15 – 2:15 PM
    CCC 109 Table 1

    Learn how students are tapping into digital tools to self-direct learning around personal interest areas. With Julie Evans (Project Tomorrow).
  • Release of digital learning reports with Blackboard
    ISTE Breakfast with Project Tomorrow and Blackboard
    Tuesday, June 28 from 7:15am – 8:15am
    Hyatt Regency Denver – Centennial Ballroom C (ISTE Host Hotel)
    650 150th Street, Denver, CO 80202

    Join Project Tomorrow and Blackboard and be among the first to learn about our 2016 reports with findings related to community engagement and personalized learning.

    This year’s reports include groundbreaking survey data from over half a million K-12 students, parents, teachers, librarians, principals, district administrators, communication officers, technology leaders, and community members.

    What you can expect to learn:

    • How districts are promoting open communication
    • Channels by which families want to be communicated
    • Best practices other educators and school leaders are using to support district and school community engagement initiatives
    • What parents, teachers, and students are saying about the impact of personalized learning and more