We’ve seen this move from the Florida legislature before. Here’s the February 2017 version before the legislative session opens in March:
Computer coding as a foreign language? Florida lawmakers again push the idea
…Aimed at preparing students for high-tech jobs in a modern digital economy, the legislation (SB 104) has the backing of …Read more →
How will you and your students observe Digital Learning Day? While the set date is Feb. 23, you can certainly celebrate anytime!
http://www.digitallearningday.org/ provides info and ideas.
Register your school or event here: http://digitallearningday.org/register-your-event/
In the comments, share what you did!…Read more →
ISTE, the International Society for Technology in Education, is extending a special offer to our members:
Join ISTE or renew your ISTE membership through Dec. 31, 2016, and receive a discount of 25% off your basic or premium membership!
You know the powerful benefits of connecting with like-minded educators through FSTE. Nothing beats collaborating with …Read more →
Extraordinary educators deserve an extraordinary conference. What is the ISTE conference like? Here’s a short video with some highlights of ISTE 2016 (in Denver) that may get you interested in attending ISTE 2017 in San Antonio.
ISTE members can get a discount on registration fees. (You can get a 25% discount on your ISTE membership …Read more →
Norma Jennings received the Making IT Happen award at FETC 2016.
Norma had been the FSTE Region 1 president in the Panhandle area and served as FSTE president in 2011. Currently she is FSTE treasurer.
Norma recently retired from a long career with Escambia County Public Schools, where she started as a teacher of students …Read more →
Be sure to go to the Members menu and click on the dropdown box for the Big Deal Book Newsletter.
Rather than email this to you twice a month, we provide a link on the FSTE website so you can get it yourself.
See the latest info on grants, contests, PD opportunities, web resources …Read more →
On Wednesday, 11/2, FSTE Board Member David Futch served as our Guest Moderator for #FLedChat.
Here is the link to the archive of the chat, where you can find great ideas and resources on the topic… and find awesome Florida educators to connect with, too!
FSTE provides a guest moderator for #FLedChat on …Read more →
The deadlines for the FSTE awards have been extended to Friday, Feb. 3 to allow people to learn about it at FETC 2017. If you think you would like to submit, please email Rita at firstname.lastname@example.org so she can look for your materials.
Please encourage leaders and exceptional educators to apply! The FSTE winners …Read more →
Newsela, a 3-year-old startup that promotes literacy in K-12 education, gives teachers curated news articles to share with their students. With the help of intelligent software that adjusts article text to match a student’s reading level, teachers can use comprehension quizzes to get immediate feedback when kids are stumped. Newsela is currently in 75% …Read more →
ISTE 2017 will be in San Antonio, June 25-28, 2017.
Submit your proposal for a session, poster or workshop here: https://conference.iste.org/2017/presenters/submit_proposal.php…Read more →