VE PLN, Monday, February 6, 2017: Survive the Summer

The VE PLN will meet Monday, February 6, 2017, 8 PM, at VSTE Place, our Minecraft server, to discuss running  survival world professional development experience this summer. Visitors from the Minecraft MOOC hosted by the Electronic Village Online  will be coming by Monday night to give us advice and tell us about their experiences. We … Continue reading VE PLN, Monday, February 6, 2017: Survive the Summer
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Position Statement Regarding the Nomination of Secretary of Education

The Board of Directors of the Virginia Society for Technology in Education has issued a statement regarding the nomination of Secretary of Education. The statement includes the Board's beliefs regarding the essential qualifications of any Secretary of Education. Position Statement Regarding the Nomination of Secretary of Education Virginia Society for Technology in Education Board of … Continue reading Position Statement Regarding the Nomination of Secretary of Education
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Board Nominations Open February 1, 2017

Nominations for the Board of Directors of the Virginia Society for Technology in Education will be open from Monday, February 1, 2017, through Friday, March 3, 2017. You are invited to nominate yourself or a colleague to be considered for election to the Virginia Society for Technology in Education (VSTE) Board of Directors, for the … Continue reading Board Nominations Open February 1, 2017
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Gear Up for Advocacy

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 Chair Keith Reeves challenges us to become advocates for quality public education, especially in the area of virtual education. Happy New Year to each and every one of you, … Continue reading Gear Up for Advocacy
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Digital Learning Day, February 23, 2017

VSTE will be partnering with the Virginia Department of Education to provide a full day of virtual events for Digital Learning Day 2017, February 23, 2017. VSTE will host an evening webinar beginning at 8 PM that will highlight the VSTE 2016 award winners talking about educational technology past, present and future. #stuvoice Throughout the … Continue reading Digital Learning Day, February 23, 2017
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Brainstorm 2017: Future Ready Students

A partnership of JMU M. Ed. in Educational Technology, SVTC and VSTE Reaching out to educators in the Shenandoah Valley and beyond April 7, 2017 Mark your calendars for this annual event. We're working on the schedule right now...we'll be sending more information in the new year. Want to stay up to date? Join VSTE … Continue reading Brainstorm 2017: Future Ready Students
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VE PLN in Minecraft, November 21, 2016, 8 PM

VSTE Virtual Environments PLN will meet in Minecraft on November 21, 2016, at 8 PM. We have a server on Beastnode. All you need is to get a regular Minecraft account and join our multiuser server at 69.175.17.26:25565. Send Kim Harrison (k4sons@gmail.com) with your Minecraft user name and she will whitelist you. Please don't want … Continue reading VE PLN in Minecraft, November 21, 2016, 8 PM
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An Educator in China: Final Post

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, Terry Lowry from Wakefield School reports on her first day in China as part of an education delegation.  On my fourth day here in China, we traveled from Xuzhou to Taizhou … Continue reading An Educator in China: Final Post
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Connected Educators: Keep the #CE16 Momentum Going

Many of us spent the month of October celebrating Connected Educator Month.  Over the last four years, the grassroots push for educators to engage in professional learning opportunities on their own – outside of school requirements – has increased. Last month, many organizations organized and sponsored professional learning opportunities including webinars, virtual conferences, book studies, … Continue reading Connected Educators: Keep the #CE16 Momentum Going
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VE PLN Upcoming Events

The VSTE Virtual Environments PLN continues its tradition of Monday night professional development with two upcoming events:  Monday, November 7, 2016, 8 PM: Book Study: Insurrection, Keith Reeves We will meet on VSTE Island to discuss section 1 of Keith David Reeves' book, Insurrection: A Teacher Revolution in Defense of Children. This proves to be a … Continue reading VE PLN Upcoming Events
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