4.4 Learning Designer 4.6 Data-Driven Decision-Maker EDTC6105 ISTE Standard for Coaches

Assessing for Learning

For this module, I decided to investigate ISTE standard 4.4b – help educators use digital tools to create effective assessments that provide timely feedback and support personalized learning. ISTE standard 4.6 also relates to the use of qualitative and quantitative data to inform one’s own instruction and professional learning. Designing learning activities with the end […]

4.4 Learning Designer EDTC6105 ISTE Standard for Coaches

Instructional modeling, a powerful strategy in coaching

ISTE Standard 4.4.d states: “Model the use of instructional design principles with educators to create effective digital learning environments.” ISTE standard 4.4.d is not the only one that addresses the importance of instructional modeling. The article  ISTE Standards for Coaches 2: Model effective tech integration (2014) explains that modeling effective strategies allows teachers to see […]

4.3 Collaborator EDTC6104 ISTE standards

Blended Learning in the World Language Classroom

Before the pandemic forced educators to teach online, I had been developing a blended model for teaching Middle & High School Spanish. Once a week, students would experience online learning in the face-to-face classroom. The model I created not only solved time and management constraints common in the brick-and-mortar classroom, it also was well received […]

EDTC6104 ISTE standards

Designing Professional Development to Improve Student Learning

“You can practice shooting eight hours a day, but if your technique is wrong, then all you become is very good at shooting the wrong way. Get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise.” – Michael Jordan Retrieved on Aug 23, 2021 from The article Bridging the Gap: Technology Trends […]

4.7 Digital Citizen Advocate EDTC6101

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 […]