Friday, November 17, 2017
International Society for Technology in Education
The International Society for Technology in Education, most commonly referred to as ISTE, is a professional organization that plays a major role in technology integration around the world. While there is a fee for becoming a member of ISTE, their website is full of excellent free resources. There are also some ISTE affiliates that are free to join.
One of the most valuable resources that ISTE provides are technology standards that are designed to transform teaching and learning. There are standards for students, teachers, administrators, technology coaches, and computer science teachers. All of the different standards provide benchmarks for what each group should be able to know and be able to do.
The ISTE website also has different articles that you can access for free. There are also numerous news stories that are accessible to non-members.
If you are not familiar with this organization you might want to take a few minutes to check out all of the work they do to promote educational technology around the world.