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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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    TEN ISTE Schedule

    Hi All. Whether you are planning to attend ISTE or not, there are too many resources available to see everything. Before you finalize what you want to check out, take a look at what the ISTETEN members are presenting this year. The full schedule, including ...

  • Please join us on Monday, May  20th from 7-8pm Eastern for our monthly chat. Our guest moderator is Mandy Froehlich, author of The Fire Within and Divergent EDU. Our themes for this month are Mental Health and Awareness and Mindfulness. We will be chatting ...

  • @Carol Munn ​ Apologies for the delay on your message. All of the TEN newsletters are available on our website at https://isteten.wixsite.com/website created by @Deborah Kerby  . We also send them out through the email to the community members and post ...

  • Thanks for posting the May newsletter @Chip Cash , it was great to have so many guest posts for this months. A lot of really great information and resources shared for our theme of Mental Health and Awareness, Mindfulness and School Safety. Our chat ...


  • May Twitter Chat, Monday May 20th

    Please join us on Monday, May  20th from 7-8pm Eastern for our monthly chat. Our guest moderator is Mandy Froehlich, author of The Fire Within and Divergent EDU. Our themes for this month are Mental Health and Awareness and Mindfulness. We will be chatting about Resilience tomorrow night. Read More
  • Tech In Action Awards, Apply Today!

    Awards! Win a FREE ISTE 2019 Conference Registration in the Tech in Action Video Competition

    Deadline is May 20th, still time to apply!

    Are you an outstanding technology-using PreK-12 teacher? Or, do you know one?

    The Teacher Education Network (TEN) is looking for videos of best practices for integrating technology in teaching and learning for our Technology in Action Video Awards!

    Information to apply for the Tech in Action Award is now available on the website (iste-ten.weebly.com)

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  • April Chat and May newsletter and Playground

    For May, our theme will focus on the topics of School safety, Mental Health and Wellness, and Mindfulness. We are looking at what information do schools need to prepare for the future. 
    Please submit a guest post for the May newsletter, 300-600 words with resources. Send an email to Rdene915@gmail.com to share your idea. All posts are needed by April 24th to be included in the May edition. 

     Join us on Monday, April 29th for our monthly chat in collaboration with the Online Learning Network. The chat is 7-8:00 pm Eastern. Look for a flyer to be shared soon with more details. 

    And finally, ISTE!
    We are taking nominations for the Tech In Action Award, see details below.  And we still have a few spots for our TEN Playground at ISTE, which will be on Wednesday, June 26th from 9:30-1:00. Our topics range from AR/VR, AI, Assistive Technology, Connecting Pedagogy with Technology and Health and Wellness. Submit a proposal before April 24th. 

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  • TEN Award recipients

    Hello members of the Teacher Education Network!

    Please join us in congratulating the following educators in recognition of their dedication to teacher education.
    Award for Excellence in Teacher Education Winner: Dr. Tim Green

    Tim Green, Ph.D., a former K12 teacher, is a professor of educational technology and teacher education at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF). He has been in this role since 1999 and has served as an instructor and for five years he served as the Director of Distance Education at CSUF.
    He is the author of numerous articles and books, as well as a presenter, on the integration of educational technology, instructional design, and online distance education. Some of his more recent books include Securing the Connected Classroom: Technology Planning to Keep Students Safe (Brown & Green, ISTE), The Essentials of Instructional Design: Connecting Fundamental Principles with Process and Practice (Brown & Green, Routledge), and The Educator’s Guide to Producing Media and Open Educational Resources (Green & Brown, Routledge).

    Dr. Green is passionate about working with schools and districts on visioning and implementing technology initiatives. He co-produces an award-winning podcast called Trends and Issues in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, and Learning Sciences. Dr. Green earned his Ph.D. in Instructional Systems Technology with a minor in Curriculum and Instruction from Indiana University. Connect with Dr. Green on Twitter @theEdTechDoctor.

    Award for Excellence in Teacher Education Honorable Mention: Nicol Howard
     Nicol R. Howard, Ph.D. is currently an assistant professor and program coordinator in the School of Education (Department of Teaching and Learning) at the University of Redlands. Nicol has served as an educator in various capacities over the past 18 years. She has taught at the high school level (9th – 12th grades and Special Education), grades K through 5, and she was a Program Specialist in Personalized and Blended Learning. Nicol has also taught in the College of Educational Studies at Chapman University.
    In addition to teaching, Nicol currently serves as outgoing chair for the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Technology, Instruction, Cognition, and Learning SIG. She is currently on the board of directors for the California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE), where she has also served as a co-chair for their Technology and Teacher Education SIG. Nicol is also the outgoing co-chair for International Society for Technology in Education's Digital Equity Network

    Nicol's concern for certain inequities in education and her research projects have led to publications in educational journals, such as the Urban Education Journal, the International Journal of Educational Technology, and Educause. She has also written for ISTE, Edutopia, and Corwin Connect. She co-authored a book called Standing in the Gap: Empowering New Teachers through Connected Resources and has two forthcoming ISTE books. Connect with Nicol on Twitter @NicolRHoward

    The JDLTE Research Paper Award Winners: Ray R. Buss, Teresa S. Foulger, Keith Wetzel & LeeAnn Lindsey
    The award is an annual recognition for researchers who have published in the Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education—the JDLTE Outstanding Research Paper Award. 

    We had five journal articles that were submitted and the review team selected the paper of: Ray R. Buss, Teresa S. Foulger, Keith Wetzel & LeeAnn Lindsey (2018) Preparing Teachers to Integrate Technology into K–12 Instruction II: Examining the Effects of Technology-Infused Methods Courses and Student Teaching, Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, 34:3, 134-150.
    The paper is available at: DOI: 10.1080/21532974.2018.1437852

    A big thank you to the review committees who reviewed the nominations and to everyone who submitted a nomination. We look forward to recognizing these award winners at ISTE 2019 in Philadelphia!

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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

    March 2019 Newsletter PDF
    March 2019 Newsletter ePub
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