Thank You #ISTE17

While technology is clearly ISTE’s primary identity, for those four days in San Antonio, ISTE promoted something else for the 21,000+ people in attendance. ISTE put learning first. At this conference of countless sessions, Inspire! talks, inspired educators and tired Continue Reading

Things to Do In Denver When You’re Ed- an ISTE Look

ISTE is a conference that will blow your mind with awesomeness but it can also be overwhelming and intimidating if you aren’t prepared. With so many options, it’s easy to miss the things that could make the biggest impact when Continue Reading

Technology As Privilege: Why Using It Matters

“Itsy? IT? It was an Edtech thing in Philly.” I heard my coworker say. “ISTE?” I interjected excitedly. “Did you go? Did you have fun? How was it?” He took a moment to measure his reaction. “Well, it was good Continue Reading

The Other Side of Digital Nativeness

I had a ton of interesting conversations at ISTE about the uniqueness of today’s students. As the first generation raised in the digital age, they say students are interacting with technology in ways that most teachers do not understand or Continue Reading

CUE Goes to ISTE – ROBOTS!

Tuesday at ISTE 2015, the Playground students who build and compete with robots were on the floor strutting their stuff. I talked to a couple of these young robotics experts about their projects, their robots, what they learned, and what Continue Reading