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April 26, 2021

Why Pay More? Act By May 1!

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An item from the folks at ISTE.

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Save Up to $30 by Registering ASAP

There’s just 1 week left to register for ISTELive 21 at the early-bird price!

Get access to over 500 sessions that will provide the strategies and skills you need to move from surviving disruption to reimagining learning. And it all takes place on a dynamic platform where you can share ideas with other participants, ask questions of presenters and connect with educators from around the globe.

Plus, you can return to the sessions and resources again and again for six months!

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April 11, 2021

Get Your ISTELive 21 Road Map!

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ISTE Live21 Has Over 500 Sessions to Help You Reimagine Learning.
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ISTELive 21 — Curated Topics

Especially for You!

If you haven’t yet registered for ISTELive 21, June 26-30, here’s one big reason to sign up today: We’ve put together sample schedules that focus on the education topics you want to learn about.

So whether you’re looking for guidance on blended learning, want to hear how to deliver innovative lessons using the latest creation tools, or are eager to hear from a district leader who has pulled off a complicated tech initiative, there’s a learning pathway for you.

It’s like we built the program especially for you. Because we did! Check out the sample schedules below to find your perfect conference experience.

OnlineBlended Blended learning is here to stay! Get the PD you need to be an authentic online learning architect with sessions on curriculum design, virtual storytelling and tools for struggling students.
SocialEmotional Students need to feel supported and safe to thrive. These sessions will guide you in getting social-emotional learning right.
DigCit Students are spending more time than ever in digital spaces. Discover sessions that will help you guide them in being participatory, responsible digital citizens.
DigEquity The pandemic exposed many of the inequities that have long existed in education, and created a few new ones. Participate in these sessions to expand your digital equity awareness and knowledge.
ProjectBasedLearning Students are empowered and engaged when they learn by participating in real-world, personally meaningful projects. Discover how to spark learner curiosity with PBL during these sessions.

These are just a few of the sample schedules we’ve created. Check out all 14, then sign up today!

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April 1, 2021

When You See What It’s Like, You’ll Register!

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An item from ITSE that may be of interest.

Get the Inspiration You Crave and the Strategies You Need!
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More Change-Makers. More Innovators.
More Fresh Approaches to Learning.

We’ve added more innovators to the virtual stage at ISTELive 21! These voices from education and beyond will inspire your practice and highlight cutting-edge strategies to help you reach all learners!

Check out the second round of ISTELive 21 featured voices!

Jennifer_v1 JENNIFER WILLIAMS, Ed.D., Nonprofit Director, Professor, Consultant, Author
Williams speaks, writes and consults on practices that develop global perspectives and social good through instructional design and creative uses of technology. Hear how she helps educators teach boldly and leverage tech for purposeful social action.
Sandra_v1 SANDRA CHOW, Director of Digital & Innovative Learning at Keystone Academy
An international educator, Chow’s work is focused on expanding the horizons of education with the use of technology and ensuring students have the global competencies they need to succeed. Find out how she helps educators teach, collaborate and create in a globally competitive society.
Alberto-Mario_v1 ALBERTO AND MARIO HERRAEZ, Teachers at Canyon Creek Elementary School, Farmington, Utah
Known as the eTwinz, these brothers are renowned for helping educators transform their approach to teaching and learning to meet the needs of digital age students. Discover how their focus on future-ready skills is making all the difference!

Watch this to see why ISTELive 21 is the education event of the year and why you’ve got to be there!

ISTELive 21 video thumb_v1Now that you’ve seen why ISTELive 21 is the education event of the year, you won’t want to miss it!

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March 25, 2021

Need SEL Strategies? Find Them at ISTELive 21!

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Another update from the recent ISTE conference.

ISTELive 21 has the SEL strategies you need!
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Get the SEL Strategies You Need to

Help Students Thrive!

After nearly a year of distance and blended learning, students are returning to school in need of new support and thoughtful social-emotional learning (SEL). A long list of sessions at ISTELive 21 provide the strategies you need to help students thrive.

Katrina 4 In the Social and Emotional Learning + Tech = A Perfect Fit poster session, educator Katrina Serrano will share ways to support SEL with tools that address the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning’s (CASEL) competencies.
Mark_v1 During Integrating Social-Emotional Learning Into Instruction Via Technology-Mediated Student Collaboration with Mark Van Ryzin, Ph.D., you’ll discover a tech resource to help you design small-group lessons that promote positive SEL outcomes for students.
Tricia_v1 In Google Tools for Social-Emotional Learning, you can join educator Tricia Umhafer to explore multimedia and interactive approaches for promoting cultural awareness and providing safe methods for self-expression, collaboration and emotional check-ins.
Julie_v1 Join educator Julie Darling for Using Makerspace Projects to Teach Students Social-Emotional Skills to learn how to leverage makerspaces to teach students in grades 3-6 the SEL skills they need to succeed.
Mario Alberto_v1 During Fostering Self-Regulation Skills and Personalized Learning in an Elementary Setting, twins Alberto Herraez Velazquez and Mario Herraez Velazquez will discuss how to use student playlists to personalize learning and teach self-regulation.

SEL is one of 39 topics we’ll cover at ISTE21 Live. Check out the entire program for more sessions to help you meet the challenges of the moment, then save your seat!

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March 14, 2021

ISTELive 21 Featured Voices Revealed!

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An update from this conference.

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Meet the Change-Makers in the
New Learning Landscape!

Taking to the virtual stage at ISTELive 21 this summer are dozens of voices from education and beyond who will share how innovation can improve learning for students around the globe. You don’t want to miss what these change-makers have to say about the new learning landscape we’re designing together!

Check out the first round of ISTELive 21 featured voices!

Georgina_v1 GEORGINA DEAN, Director of Learning Technology, International School Community
Dean empowers learners, educators and leaders with the digital age skills, tools and confidence they need to thrive in tomorrow’s competitive job market. Find out about the many ways you can join her in fostering innovation in education.
Brett_v1 BRETT SALAKAS, Teacher, Speaker, Poet; Founder #aussieED; Co-Founder ED Poets Society, #TheWalkingED
Salakas knows how to turn educational theory into real classroom practice that’s collaborative and inspiring. Hear how he makes theories practical and engaging.
Patricia_v1 PATRICIA BROWN, Technology Integration Specialist, ISTE Board Member, Consultant
Brown is passionate about closing the digital equity divide through access, opportunity and meaningful technology interactions. Register to get pro tips for leveraging tech to foster authentic learning.
Michele_v1 MICHELE EATON, Director of Virtual and Blended Learning, MSD of Wayne Township; Author
Eaton is an expert in personalizing learning for K-12 students and adults. Discover how she leverages technology to reach all learners, no matter the learning environment.
Dominic_v1 DOMINIC CAGUIOA, Administrative Coordinator Los Angeles Unified School District
Caguioa believes bringing computer science and computational thinking to all learners is critical. Hear how he’s preparing educators to be instructional leaders in key digital age topics.
Henry_v1 HENRY TURNER, ED.D., Principal, Newton North High School, Newton Public Schools
Turner believes technology is a means to solve real-world problems, create equitable opportunities and narrow economic and racial gaps. He’s reaching these goals at his school, and he’ll share how you can, too.

Don’t miss these innovators who will expand
your innovation mindset!

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