Brian Lewis, CEO of International Society for Technology in Education outlines the importance of technology in the classroom and the future benefits on children who graduate into a world where they will be competing for jobs on a global level - not only on a local, state or national level.
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September 20, 2012
ISTE CEO Brian Lewis reminds us that to develop pragmatic solutions to digital age challenges, school leaders need opportunities to thoughtfully explore and discuss options, as well as learn from each other.
August 09, 2012
Learning Forward Executive Director Stephanie Hirsh writes about the importance of designing adult learning carefully and the role Twitter can play.
July 17, 2012
John Swanson points out that customizing learning via technology is both an opportunity and a dilemma for educators, and he reminds us that widespread change will require a coordinated approach from all stakeholders.
July 05, 2012
LFA Executive Director Cheryl Williams reminds us that innovation doesn't always mean technology, reviewing Michael Fullan's theory of whole system change.
June 19, 2012
NASBE Executive Director Jim Kohlmoos calls on the education community to think big - and critically - about how we want to equip our schools for the times to come.
June 14, 2012
ISTE CEO Don Knezek believes that emerging technologies should transform not only the learning experience of students but that of teachers as well.
May 17, 2012
Though little research indicates that virtual schools are effective, state legislatures are approving these institutions (which typically operate with few accountability measures) at a remarkable rate. NSBA Executive Director Anne Bryant urges lawmakers to tread more cautiously in this arena.
March 20, 2012
After a decade at the helm of a vibrant and increasingly international association, ISTE CEO Don Knezek is more convinced than ever that we must move our education system into the digital age. He offers five lessons to help us do so.