• Teacher Education Network Events at ISTE 2015

    Teacher Educator Network Community Networking Fair Learn about ISTE’s Teacher Educator Network and other Professional Learning Networks (PLNs), connect with like-minded colleagues, and meet volunteers who lead our communities year round. Grow you PLN instantly! Sunday, June 28, 3:00–5:00 pm EDT Teacher Educators Playground: Personalized Learning Technology Joins Informal Learning Investigate personalized learning technologies, learn about the positive and negative aspects of their use and see innovative informal learning projects. Monday, June 29, 12:30–4:00 pm EDT JDLTE Research Paper Award Winner: Infusing Educational Technologies in a Teaching Methods Courses: Successes and Dilemmas - Keith Wetzel, Ray Buss, Teresa S. Foulger, & LeeAnn Lindsey The award winning article is part of a "longitudinal study designed to describe and measure the effectiveness of a traditional, stand-alone approach for teaching technology to teacher education candidates as compared to a newly implemented integrative approach in which learning to use technology is infused into methods courses." Join the authors for a presentation of the paper and discussion as the implications are numerous for pre-service teacher educators, program coordinators, professional developers, as well as for researchers. Wednesday, July 1, 10:15–11:15 am EDT TEN sponsored Workshop: Out of the Classroom! Place-Based Education & Wearable Technologies Join TEN leaders as they leverage mobile and wearable devices to foster deep learning in the exploration of some of the U.S. National Parks in Philadelphia. Learn about Aurasma ( and how to develop STEM based augmented reality activities and projects. Sunday, June 28, 8:30 am–3:30 pm EDT TEN sponsored Workshop: 3D Fabrication to Teach Science and Design Discover how you can use 3D fabricated models from the Smithsonian’s 3DX project in your classroom to design and build historical inventions. We'll cover the theory and growth of 3D fabrication and innovations related to the integration of engineering concepts and practices into the curriculum. Tuesday, June 30, 12:30–3:30 pm EDT