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What’s New at ISTELive 22!


Topics: ISTELive 22

The world has changed dramatically since the ISTE conference last welcomed attendees in-person, in Philadelphia in 2019. During the three-year hiatus brought on by the pandemic, schools improved tech use during…


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ISTELive 22 in New Orleans: What To Do in the Big Easy


Topics: ISTE Live

Four days of networking, discovering, brainstorming, learning and inspiration await ISTELive 22 attendees at this year’s conference June 26-29. And what better place to celebrate coming back together than in the…


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How To Make the Most of ISTELive 22


Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo

It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost three years since the last in-person ISTE conference.

If you've ever attended an ISTE conference, you know that this event is all about connections, so when…


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The Whys and Hows of Edtech Coaching


Topics: Edtech coaching

Edtech coach. IT facilitator. Lead tech teacher. There are almost as many titles for people who fill the role as there are models for the role itself. Depending on the state, district or school, there may be…


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Tips for Making Documents Accessible for All Students


Topics: Accessibility, digital equity, Inclusion

Imagine spending hours on a PowerPoint presentation for your class, adding all the pretty colors that will make it pop. You spend extra time squeezing in all the text details and editing to ensure all the…


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6 Things I Learned From Talking to Edtech Experts



As an attendee and presenter at many edtech conferences, I have learned so much from the community of educators who come together to explore education technology topics, and I'm always thrilled to dive into new…


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5 Pro Tips for Surviving Your First Year of Teaching


Topics: First-year teaching

It’s a challenging time to be a teacher — especially if you’re just starting out. But it’s also a thrilling time. Education is shifting, and no one quite knows what the future of learning will look like.


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Make the Most of Your ISTELive 21 Session Recordings


Topics: ISTELive

As we move toward a post-pandemic future, a new learning landscape is emerging — and we saw its contours begin to take shape at ISTELive 21. From district leaders to classroom teachers, the most innovative…


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ISTELive 21 by the Numbers


Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo

After five days of learning-packed sessions and inspiring speakers at the fully virtual ISTELive 21, one thing was abundantly clear: No matter how long the year,…


Educator Bill Selak

How 9 ISTE Conferences Shaped Me as an Educator


Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo

ISTELive 21 will be my 10th annual ISTE conference, and it promises to be unlike any other ISTE conference. So while I plan out …