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The New Literacy Equation, Visual Literacy is Non-Negotiable

40+ sessions at ISTE included the term visual literacy, and even beyond that opportunities for encouraging and exploring a variety of expressive, digital mediums abounded. There were plenty of opportunities for educators to refine their own visual literacy skills.

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Every EdTech Conference Should Emulate the Energy of iPadpalooza

With conferences we need to know people are more than their current role or amount of Twitter followers. When those deemed “presenters” or “featured speakers” take the chance to really make meaningful connections everybody wins.

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Carpe ISTE: Sessions, Socializing, and The Food Scene

With more than 1,000 official sessions and countless events and opportunities to meet up at ISTE 2015, you will experience FOMO (fear of missing out), but resist the urge to overload your schedule. Here's the session you need to get to, the best networking opportunities, and the places you must try while in Philly.

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Your Students can be “Makers”: 16 Projects Invented by Teachers

New York City, The Big Apple, a global hub for innovation and invention from the Otis elevator through the MakerBot 3D printer. The perfect location for teachers to flex their own innovation and invention muscles at Design, Do, Discover 2015.

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Learning

It May Be the End of the School Year If…

Still can't believe another school year has passed? Check out these 25 questions to bridge the gap between disbelief and reality.

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Literacy Design Collaborative

Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) is a national community of educators providing a teacher-designed and research-proven framework, online tools, and resources for creating literacy-rich assignments and courses across content areas.

Leadership

10 Things Your Professional Learning Partners Should Want to Tell You

Why your professional learning partners should model the posture of experimentation by both encouraging and supporting the desire to try new things, asking difficult questions, and pushing boundaries.

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Learning

A Teacher’s Soundtrack and the #EdSongs Challenge

Grab your old CDs, dust off your vinyl records, lay out your cassettes… or just thumb through your smartphone’s musical collection and give yourself just ten minutes to choose ten songs that vibrate to that melody of awesomeness, yet reality, that you embody as a professional educator. Then, you will have your very...

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