• Surviving ISTE 2017 Like a Boss

    An Insider’s Guide to What to know before, during, and after the Conference When someone tells you that you are going to attend The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference and Expo, how do you feel? Are you, : A.) Excited to learn more and meet new people? Do you count the days until you have to go to the conference? Do you tell all your friends and family about your joy because of having to go to the event? B.) Worried or anxious because you only have a vague idea of what’s going to happen. Do hundreds of questions race in your mind? Who will I be…

  • Engaging More Students in the Classroom with Podcasting

    The classrooms of 2016 are brimming with technology. Students save their books to their tablets, and homework is assigned and submitted through Google Classroom or other learning management systems (LMS). More often than not, students ask their teachers for quick ways to consult, and these are usually done through text, chat, or e-mail. Although it is still quite important to have time with the students in the classroom, there is, by far, no reason to completely deny the opportunities presented by technology. With that said, teachers will always be tasked with keeping students’ attention! New medium for new thinkers Studies have shown that the attention span of K-12 learners is…

  • ISTE 2016: Things to Remember After the Conference

    The ISTE Conference is one of the events that educators look forward to every year. It creates a venue for professional learning to those who are engaged in the academics all over the world. This includes technology coordinators, superintendents, media specialists, and administrators. The event is jam-packed with sessions and hands-on learning activities that aim to help the participants gain new knowledge and strategies to maximize learning of their students. Here are some of the most memorable lessons that the conference was able to impart to those who attended: Society greatly affects the technology being produced, not just the other way around. One of the keynote speakers at ISTE 2016…

  • Important Questions to Ask At ISTE 2016

    The world’s biggest meet-and-greet educational technology conference is almost here, and it is important you plan to make the most of your time at ISTE 2016! For several decades, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference & Expo has been a forum for learning, exchanging ideas, and surveying the field of education technology. More than 18,000 attendees, industry representatives, educators, technology coordinators, library media specialists, and policy makers gather at this prestigious event to listen to keynotes and sessions and participate in various workshops. Aside from this, more than 500 companies exhibit their products geared towards improving education through technology. However, the ISTE Conference & Expo only lasts…

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    5 Must-See Exhibitors at ISTE 2016

    ISTE 2016 in Denver aims to provide more than 1,000 sessions where professionals experience in-depth learning and collaborative networking with various educators, industry representatives and policymakers around the world. The event also showcases several products and services from trusted and innovative companies that particularly cater to the needs and interests of education professionals who are into EdTech. During ISTE 2015, there were more than 500 exhibitors that provided a wide range of technology options for attendees. Among the previous exhibitors are Dell Inc., AT&T, ASUS Computer International, Microsoft Corporation, Google Inc. and GoPro. For ISTE 2016, over 16,000 educators, 5,000 industry representatives and 500 companies are now registered. If you…