FSTE http://fste.org Florida Society for Technology in Education Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:01:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.15 Computer coding as a foreign language? Florida lawmakers again push the idea http://fste.org/feb-24-fla-senate-endorses-making-computer-coding-a-foreign-language/ http://fste.org/feb-24-fla-senate-endorses-making-computer-coding-a-foreign-language/#comments Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:37:15 +0000 http://fste.org/?p=1727 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 …

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February 23 is Digital Learning Day http://fste.org/february-23-is-digital-learning-day/ http://fste.org/february-23-is-digital-learning-day/#comments Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:57:24 +0000 http://fste.org/?p=1725 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/

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In the comments, share what you …

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Get a 25% Discount on ISTE Membership http://fste.org/get-a-25-discount-on-iste-membership/ http://fste.org/get-a-25-discount-on-iste-membership/#comments Fri, 02 Dec 2016 03:19:42 +0000 http://fste.org/?p=1705 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 …

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Register for ISTE 2017 in San Antonio in June 2017 http://fste.org/register-for-iste-2017-in-san-antonio-in-june-2017/ http://fste.org/register-for-iste-2017-in-san-antonio-in-june-2017/#comments Thu, 01 Dec 2016 03:32:32 +0000 http://fste.org/?p=1709 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 …

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Building Your Brand as an Educator http://fste.org/building-your-brand-as-an-educator/ http://fste.org/building-your-brand-as-an-educator/#comments Thu, 03 Nov 2016 21:08:07 +0000 http://fste.org/?p=1693 FledChat Build Your Brand

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 …

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FSTE 2017 Award Applications Deadline: Feb. 3, 2017 http://fste.org/fste-2017-award-applications/ http://fste.org/fste-2017-award-applications/#comments Thu, 06 Oct 2016 00:53:41 +0000 http://fste.org/?p=1689 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 ritaoates@gmail.com so she can …

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Show Me The Money: FSTE talks grants with #FLedChat http://fste.org/show-me-the-money-fste-talks-grants-with-fledchat/ http://fste.org/show-me-the-money-fste-talks-grants-with-fledchat/#comments Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:58:10 +0000 http://fste.org/?p=1683 FLedChat Grants
During #FLedChat on September 7th, the Florida Society for Technology in Education moderated an engaging Twitter chat about grants for educators. Board members, Nancye Black and John Lien, facilitated a conversation about grant tips and resources and shared several grant …
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Newsela.com provides content to 75% of US schools http://fste.org/newsela-com-provides-content-to-75-of-us-schools/ http://fste.org/newsela-com-provides-content-to-75-of-us-schools/#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:24:28 +0000 http://fste.org/?p=1679 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 …

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Free Edtech PD: ISTE’s Verizon Mobile Learning Academy http://fste.org/free-edtech-pd-istes-verizon-mobile-learning-academy/ http://fste.org/free-edtech-pd-istes-verizon-mobile-learning-academy/#comments Thu, 15 Sep 2016 12:46:02 +0000 http://fste.org/?p=1671
As an ISTE affiliate, the Florida Society for Technology in Education is excited to share information about this exciting, free ISTE course for your school or district. We hope that many Florida schools will be able to take advantage of
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ISTE 2017 conference proposals due by 9/29/16 http://fste.org/iste-2017-conference-proposals-due-by-92917/ http://fste.org/iste-2017-conference-proposals-due-by-92917/#comments Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:13:08 +0000 http://fste.org/?p=1666 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

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