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ISTE Standard 6 – Helping Students Without Access to Technology Develop Competency

Question: What resources exist and how can we help students, who may not have access to technology at home, become competent users of technology systems? ISTE Standard 6’s objective is to have “students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, … Continue reading

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ISTE Standard 5 – The Importance of Digital Footprint Education

Question: How can we best teach students about digital footprints?  What are the most important things they should know? ISTE Standard 5’s central theme is focused on digital citizenship, which encompasses safe use of technology, exhibiting a positive attitude toward … Continue reading

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ISTE Standard 4 – Using Computer Games to Develop Problem Solving Skills in Children

Question: What online games exist that support and encourage critical thinking, problem solving, and collaborating with others? The central focus of ISTE Standard 4 is helping “students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, … Continue reading

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ISTE Standard 3 – Integrating Blended Learning in Elementary Classrooms

Question: How can blended learning be integrated in an elementary classroom and what are the benefits? ISTE Standard 3 considers how students can “apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information” (ISTE Standard 3). One of our assigned readings … Continue reading

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ISTE Standard 2 – Supporting Collaboration Among ELLs

Question: How can teachers of ELL students use technology to facilitate collaboration and interactions with peers? ISTE Standard 2 explores communication and collaboration through technology.  I was interested in learning how this may benefit at-risk students, particularly English Language Learners … Continue reading

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ISTE Standard 1 – Technology in Lower Elementary Classrooms

Question: How can technology enhance the learning experiences of lower elementary students, and allow for them to produce better work? ISTE Standard 1 discusses a variety of ways in which students can utilize technology to “demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, … Continue reading

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