Teacher Education Network

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The Teacher Education Network members include higher education faculty teaching in graduate and undergraduate programs, graduate students, K–12 teachers, administrators, information technology specialists and curriculum specialists teaching and conducting research in teacher preparation and instructional technology.


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  • Hi Everyone!  Our March newsletter is ready. This month's topic is Learning Analytics. We have some wonderful resources and information about this highly relevant topic just for you. Thanks to  @Dennis McElroy for our awesome newsletter look and format!  ...

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  • March Newsletter

    Hi Everyone! 
    Our March newsletter is ready. This month's topic is Learning Analytics. We have some wonderful resources and information about this highly relevant topic just for you. Thanks to Dennis McElroy for our awesome newsletter look and format!  We are also taking guest posts for April's newsletter, the theme is Cyber Learning and Digital Breakouts. Send questions to Rdene915@gmail.com

    We hope you enjoy!
    ISTETEN Leadership Team

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    March 2019 Newsletter PDF
    March 2019 Newsletter ePub
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  • Twitter Chat, Newsletters and PLN Awards

    Our monthly Twitter chat is on Monday, February 25th from 7:00 -8:00 p.m. EST, moderated by Pena Bedesem, follow #isteten to join in

    Our theme for our March newsletter is Data: Learning Analytics, Big Data and we are again seeking guest posts. If you have resources to share, please send a post to Rdene915@gmail.com, posts should be between 300-600 words, include links and your Name, title, location, and Twitter handle. Guest posts should be submitted by February 24th. 

    And there is still time to nominate yourself or a colleague for the Teacher Excellence Award. The deadline to submit is February 28th. Make sure all files are accessible, select the permissions which enable reviewers to access your artifacts.

    To submit a nomination, please fill out the form: https://goo.gl/forms/tngNdrdJJGGyA9FY2 Read More
  • February Newsletter - Assistive Technology

    A big thanks to the contributors in this month's TEN Newsletter. Our topic was Assistive Technology, there were so many resources and ideas shared, be sure to check it out and share. And as always, thank you @Dennis McElroy for putting the newsletter into such a nice format!

    Our newsletter includes a lot of great information and resources from experts in the field. We hope you enjoy!

    Shared from Google Drive
    February 2019 Newsletter PDF

    February 2019 Newsletter ePub

    Next month our theme will be Data Analytics and we will again be seeking guest posts.

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    Rachelle Dene Poth, JD, MSEd
    Foreign Language & STEAM Teacher, Riverview H.S.
    President, Teacher Education Network,
    Mobile Learning Network Communications Chair
    PAECT Outstanding Teacher of the Year, 2017
    NSBA "20 to watch" 2017
    Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert
    Nearpod PioNear
    rdene915@gmail.com

    Twitter and Voxer: @rdene915
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  • Awards Time~

    Hello members  of the ISTE Teacher Education Network,
    Nominations are now being taken for the 2019 Award for Excellence in Teacher Education!  Each year this award is given in recognition of an outstanding educator who is using technology in innovative ways for teaching, learning, leadership, and scholarship. The award will be presented at the ISTE Conference in Philadelphia.

    In order to nominate someone for this award, please complete the form before February 28th.  Educators who may be nominated for this award include individuals responsible for the development of pre-service teachers, in-service teachers, and/or administrators, such as college or university faculty or district personnel (e.g., technology integration specialists, curriculum coaches).

    The winner of this award will receive:

    Complimentary ISTE membership

    Engraved plaque acknowledging the recipient's outstanding achievement 

    $100 cash prize 

    A one-year basic individual ISTE membership 

    Recognition in ISTE publications and on the iste.org website 

    Recognition at the ISTE Conference & Expo 

     

    To help you prepare your nomination materials, here is a list of what you need to submit:

    Nominee's contact information
    CV
    Biography (350 word limit)
    1-2 letters of support
    2 artifacts (e.g., presentations, websites, journal articles) that demonstrate the impact and innovation of the nominee in the field of educational technology and teacher education
    Descriptions of each artifact (250 word limit/artifact) 
    Narrative statement (2000 word limit) 
    Responses to the following prompts (250 word limit each):

    1) Describe how the nominee's teaching activities include and promote innovative technology-rich pedagogical practices.

    2) How has the nominee contributed to the field of educational technology and teacher education through scholarly activities?

    3) How has the nominee furthered the field of teaching with technology through participation in community or service activities (including educator mentorships and professional development opportunities)? 
    Make sure all files are accessible, select the permissions which enable reviewers to access your artifacts.

    To submit a nomination, please fill out the form: https://goo.gl/forms/tngNdrdJJGGyA9FY2 
     
    Here is a copy of the rubric that the TEN leadership team will use to select a winner for this award: hJcPCwKBTtT1tb4S2 



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    Rachelle Dene Poth, JD, MSEd
    Foreign Language & STEAM Teacher, Riverview H.S.
    President, Teacher Education Network,
    Mobile Learning Network Communications Chair
    PAECT Outstanding Teacher of the Year, 2017
    NSBA "20 to watch" 2017
    Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert
    Nearpod PioNear
    rdene915@gmail.com

    Twitter and Voxer: @rdene915
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    If you have any questions about this award, please let me know. Be sure to make documents accessible when submitting the nomination form. Read More
  • January collaborative TEN and isteLitChat

    Please join us on Monday, January 28th from 7:00 - 8:00 EST  for our monthly chat. We are collaborating with @Michele Haiken #istelitchat  to discuss Augmented and Virtual Reality in Education, with @Jaime Donally  as our guest moderator.
    We are looking forward to a great conversation about these tools. Also be sure to check out our monthly newsletter, we had several guest posts this month sharing many ideas to use with AR/VR. 

    We are looking for guest posts for the  February newsletter, our theme is Assistive Technology. Please contact me if you are interested in contributing. 

    Thank you!



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