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4.7 Digital Citizen Advocate EDTC6107 ISTE Standard for Coaches ISTE Standards for Educators ISTE Standards for Students

Digital Citizens Advocate

ISTE standard for Coaches 4.7, The Digital Citizen Advocate, states: “Coaches model digital citizenship and support educators and students in recognizing the responsibilities and opportunities inherent in living in a digital world.” Performance indicators: 4.7.a. Inspire and encourage educators and students to use technology for civic engagement and to address challenges to improve their communities. […]

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4.2 Connected Learner EDTC6107 ISTE Standard for Coaches ISTE Standards for Educators ISTE Standards for Students

Connected Learner

ISTE Standard for Coaches 4.2, The Connected Learner, states: “Coaches model the ISTE Standards for Students and the ISTE Standards for Educators, and identify ways to improve their coaching practice.” Performance indicators: 4.2.a. Pursue professional learning that deepens expertise in the ISTE Standards in order to serve as a model for educators and leaders. 4.2.b. […]

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4.7 Digital Citizen Advocate EDTC6103 ISTE Standard for Coaches ISTE Standards for Educators

How can online discussion forums inspire students to positively contribute to and responsibly participate in the digital world?

Besides being a Spanish language teacher, for the last three years I have hosted and co-coached a VEX Robotics team. Every time I learn a new ISTE standard, I think of how VEX Robotics exemplifies that standard. ISTE Standard for Educators 3 addresses how “Educators inspire students to positively contribute to and responsibly participate in […]

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4.6 Data-Driven Decision-Maker EDTC6103 ISTE Standard for Coaches ISTE Standards for Educators

MasteryPaths provide environments that accommodate learner variability, and foster learner-driven activities.

Traditionally, curriculum and course modules have consisted of a linear path that all students follow. This linear path to learning is especially true and prevalent in face-to-face lecture style classrooms, where all students are presented with the same content at the same time. Even online, many courses continue to follow a linear path where all […]

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4.4 Learning Designer 4.7 Digital Citizen Advocate EDTC6103 ISTE Standard for Coaches ISTE Standards for Educators Language learning

Research on digital tools for the World Language classroom

Since I began teaching in 2002, I have seen spurts of enthusiasm guide the adoption of new teaching tools and materials, many of which soon become abandoned. Innovation and experimentation have permeated the teaching profession for centuries. This was true from the beginning of formal education in the United States when Horace Mann saw uncharted […]

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EDTC6103 ISTE for Educators #4 Collaborator ISTE Standards for Educators

CREATING A COLLABORATIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCE IN CANVAS

I have used CANVAS as a student in several college classes, but I have not used it as a teacher in a Spanish high school class. This school year, when teachers had to teach remotely, the school district where I worked adopted CANVAS as the one and only LMS. Before the pandemic, each teacher was […]

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