Big Deal Book, November 1, 2017

From digital learning to mobile learning to professional growth, Big Deal Media offers the best of the best web-based resources for K-12 educators. The October 16, 2017, newsletter offers resources that help students Spur Design Thinking, Grow Edible Gardens, Combat Opioid Misuse & More. Here are a few of our favorite resources in this newsletter. Be […]
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VE PLN Second Life Newbie Event Begins November 6

Each night this week--November 6 - 10, 2017--VSTE Virtual Environments PLN members will be available on VSTE Island in Second Life at 8 PM to help educators new to this virtual environment. We will help you navigate locomotion and communication in SL to be able to quickly assimilate into our group. In order to participate, […]
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VE PLN Second Life Newbie Event Begins November 6

Each night this week--November 6 - 10, 2017--VSTE Virtual Environments PLN members will be available on VSTE Island in Second Life at 8 PM to help educators new to this virtual environment. We will help you navigate locomotion and communication in SL to be able to quickly assimilate into our group. In order to participate, […]
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2017 VSTE Award Winners

Each year, VSTE recognizes exemplary educators through several different awards.  We are proud to announce this year’s recipients who will be recognized at the Annual Educational Technology Conference. The Outstanding Teacher and Leaders awards are given by the Virginia Society for Technology in Education to educational leaders who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership in implementing technology […]
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Free Webinar: Developing Your PLN In A Virtual World

Technology is evolving as such as fast rate in the 21st Century, that is it difficult attain the skills fast enough to serve our students. VE (Virtual Environments) offer the opportunity to network, collaborate, and learn in ways we never expected as we were in school. On VEs you can work with other educators, technicians, […]
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Big Deal Book, October 2, 2017

The Internet is full of great education resources: the challenge is finding them! VSTE has an answer for you: The Big Deal Book! We partner with Big Deal Media to bring you the best of the best from grants to competitions to apps. In this edition you can find ways to Structure Tinkering Time, Get […]
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October Events: Something For Every Learner & Leader

October is just around the corner, and VSTE has been busy planning a variety of face to face and virtual events. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with educators. #vstereads Book Study Learning Transformed: 8 Key to Designing Tomorrow's Classrooms, Today Synchronous and Asynchronous Activities Throughout the Month Learn More and Sign Up MIE Teacher […]
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Virginia Students Featured at Speak Up Congressional Briefing

I was fortunate to attend a special event to share the results of the Speak Up 2016 survey, http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/speakup_congress.html.  This is a survey published by Project Tomorrow, http://www.tomorrow.org/ , It is an online tool that  gives students, educators, administrators, and parents an opportunity to provide feedback about the use of technology for learning. The data […]
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G2 Super Hero Summit, October 28, 2017

VSTE is pleased to partner with Virginia's Google Educator Groups to present the premier G2 Super Hero Summits! These certification workshops are designed for those who have earned Google Level 1 Educator certifications and wish to expand their learning by taking the Level 2 exam. Through the combination of online mentoring and face to face […]
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Big Deal Book, September 15, 2017: Maximize Your Learning

Looking for some new ideas for the new year? Interested in grants or competitions? Check out the latest edition of the Big Deal Book, VSTE's partner for making sure you get the best of the best in web-based resources.  In this edition, you can find ways to Tinker with Technology, Track Climate Change, Think Visually & More. […]
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