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ISTE standard 7 for coaches

Fitting Problem-Based Learning in the Traditional School System

ISTE Standard for Students 4, the Innovative Designer, contains that “students use a variety of technologies within a design process to identify and solve problems by creating new, useful or imaginative solutions.” The videos from ISTE playlist regarding standard 4 show examples of problem-based learning where students use a variety of technologies within a design […]

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ISTE standard 7 for coaches Knowledge Constructor

Guiding students through the journey of digital curation

A key role for teachers is providing opportunities for students to reflect on their learning process in order to improve learning outcomes (ISTE standard for students 1a). With this in mind, I investigated the criteria that should be included in the creation of a rubric that will help students evaluate their skills and progress related […]

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Empowered Learner ISTE Standards for Students

Getting over Grading

High school teachers need to define their grading criteria before the course starts. Grading is explained in the syllabus, presented to students, and shared with parents in the first week of classes. Determining what and how learning will be assessed are the first steps in the backwards design process described in Understanding by Design (2005). […]

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EDTC6101 ISTE standard 7 for coaches

Mission Statement

As a digital citizenship advocate, it is my mission to help school leaders, educators, students, and their families recognize the opportunities and responsibilities intrinsic to digital technologies in education. For this, I need to recognize my own responsibilities, embrace ethical values, and strive to exercise and model excellent digital citizenship. The core ethical principles that […]

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EDTC6101 ISTE standard 7 for coaches

It just takes time… extra time!

“But the great potential of educational technology to improve teaching and learning will only be realized if our ed-tech efforts go hand in hand with a commitment to digital equity” (Reich, R. 2019). As a digital leader, it is my commitment to partner with educators, leaders, students, and families to foster a culture of respectful […]

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EDTC6101 ISTE standard 7 for coaches

Redefining Civic Engagement in the Digital Era

The personal value that is important to me professionally and that relates to ISTE standard 7a is service. When I think of civic engagement to address challenges and improvement of community, I envision school leaders, teachers, and students involved in meaningful hands-on projects that involve research and service work in the community. Because of the […]

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EDTC6101 ISTE standard 7 for coaches

Building relationships, a reason to act with integrity.

ISTE for Coaches describes the curation of the digital profile as the “ability to represent oneself online based on activities and connections or tagging through social media posts, photos, public online comments or reviews.”  Selecting, and organizing what we want to say and reveal about ourselves will directly impact the kind of relationships we develop, […]

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EDTC6101 ISTE standard 7 for coaches ISTE standards

Respect in the Digital Age

Considering the increasing use of technology that brings people together from around the world, the existence of cultural differences, and the digital divide between those who have access to technology and those who don’t, there is a growing need to promote respect for cultural diversity. ISTE standards for Coaches #7b addresses the importance of fostering […]

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Language learning

How to learn Spanish, and not forget it.

There are many videos, activities and books that can help you learn Spanish. Many of them focus on vocabulary or grammatical concepts. However, if you want to be able to understand and produce language, you need to learn more than just words and grammar, you need to learn messages, expressions, and complete sentences. Furthermore, you […]