• 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…

  • Setting the Standard for Student Success with ISTE Learning Standards

    It’s graduation season. A time when students, parents, and teachers celebrate the years of hard work that culminated in this ceremonious completion of high school. Of course, graduation is less a culminating event, and more of a handoff from one life stage to the next, and the true success of the first stage is really determined by students’ readiness for the next one. Increasingly, that means preparing students with the technical skills needed to thrive in the modern workforce. However, while computer science instruction is emerging in schools, there is uneven application and some uncertainty about what exactly students need to know to be prepared for advanced training at the…

  • Kami is Heading to ISTE 2017 in San Antonio

    Kami will be making the trip from New Zealand to San Antonio, Texas for ISTE 2017 – and we promise a great time. What is ISTE? In the pursuit of education technology, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) was established to provide an avenue for people to have access to state and federal EdTech policies and promote tools for learning. For more than three decades now, ISTE has conducted an annual conference and expo for educators around the world. It is a global forum where chief technology officers, policy makers, administrators, and other specialists gather for the latest professional learning in the field of EdTech. This year, the ISTE Conference…

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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…

  • How to Use Kami with DocuSign

    Got a document that you need signed by tomorrow morning, but it’s way past office hours already? Failed to catch your boss and get him to sign an important contract? Need to send that lease agreement urgently even while on the go? No problem! Gone are the days when you have to wait for documents to be delivered at your doorstep, sign them, and mail them back. With the help of DocuSign, you can sign, send, and approve documents and get the job done with no hassle! DocuSign is a digital transaction platform that lets you sign, send, and safely handle important legal documents and back them up in the…