Federal Budget Threatens to Starve Education

From the ISTE Advocacy Network: On March 16, 2017, The White House released the President's proposed "Skinny Budget" for FY18, a streamlined blueprint for next year's budget that does not contain much detail about specific changes. What is clear from this Skinny Budget is that the President is attempting to make good on his previously announced … Continue reading Federal Budget Threatens to Starve Education
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Federal Budget Threatens to Starve Education

From the ISTE Advocacy Network: On March 16, 2017, The White House released the President's proposed "Skinny Budget" for FY18, a streamlined blueprint for next year's budget that does not contain much detail about specific changes. What is clear from this Skinny Budget is that the President is attempting to make good on his previously announced … Continue reading Federal Budget Threatens to Starve Education
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No Longer the Sage on the Stage

Members of the VSTE Board of Directors will be taking time to periodically share their ideas and passions with the VSTE membership. For this edition, Board Vice Chairperson Michael Speidel discusses his own path to personalized learning.  No Longer the Sage on the Stage. I have long been an individual who believes that, if you … Continue reading No Longer the Sage on the Stage
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Measuring the Technology Return on Investment, Part II

Members of the VSTE Board of Directors will be taking time to periodically share their ideas and passions with the VSTE membership. In this edition, Board member Meg Swecker will talk about the approach used by Roanoke County Public Schools. Last week, Janet Copenhaver shared the strategies from Henry County Public Schools. Janet and Meg … Continue reading Measuring the Technology Return on Investment, Part II
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Measuring The Technology Return on Instruction, Part I

Members of the VSTE Board of Directors will be taking time to periodically share their ideas and passions with the VSTE membership. In this edition, Board member Janet Copenhaver describes how Henry County Public Schools measured their Return on Instruction as they implemented a 1:1 program. Next week, Board members Meg Swecker will talk about the … Continue reading Measuring The Technology Return on Instruction, Part I
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ISTE 2017 Program Available Now

Educator-tested strategies. Extraordinary resources for transforming learning and teaching. Renowned presenters. And an enormous, interactive expo hall. That’s what you’ll find at ISTE 2017. Check out the full program, now live, then begin personalizing your learning by choosing from more than 1,000 sessions! Learn the way you like by selecting from lectures, BYODs and hands-on … Continue reading ISTE 2017 Program Available Now
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ISTE 2017 Program Available Now

Educator-tested strategies. Extraordinary resources for transforming learning and teaching. Renowned presenters. And an enormous, interactive expo hall. That’s what you’ll find at ISTE 2017. Check out the full program, now live, then begin personalizing your learning by choosing from more than 1,000 sessions! Learn the way you like by selecting from lectures, BYODs and hands-on … Continue reading ISTE 2017 Program Available Now
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2017 THINK

Members of the VSTE Board of Directors will be taking time to periodically share their ideas and passions with the VSTE membership. In this edition, Board Treasurer Rod Carnill encourages us all to share our ideas, being careful to do so in respectful ways, demonstrating digital leadership in all our online interactions.  Reflecting on 2016 brings me … Continue reading 2017 THINK
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2017 THINK

Members of the VSTE Board of Directors will be taking time to periodically share their ideas and passions with the VSTE membership. In this edition, Board Treasurer Rod Carnill encourages us all to share our ideas, being careful to do so in respectful ways, demonstrating digital leadership in all our online interactions.  Reflecting on 2016 brings me … Continue reading 2017 THINK
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VSTE Board Chair Discusses Website Accessiblity

Keith Reeves, Chair of the Board of the Directors of the Virginia Society for Technology in Education, spoke with The News & Advance, Lynchburg's newspaper, about Section 508 compliance, the section of the Americans With Disabilities Act that deals with eliminating barriers to information technologies. Many school divisions have received official notification that their sites … Continue reading VSTE Board Chair Discusses Website Accessiblity
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