I published over at my Cliotech blog, but definitely had to share it with the PA DEN as well.
ISTE recently published the second edition of the National Educational Technology Standards for Students.
What is the NETS S Project?
The primary goal of the ISTE NETS Project is to enable stakeholders in PreK-12 education to develop national standards for educational uses of technology that facilitate school improvement in the United States. The NETS Project will work to define standards for students, integrating curriculum technology, technology support, and standards for student assessment and evaluation of technology use.
There are a few portions of the publication that are available for free download as well:
- National Educational Technology Standards for Students (including performance indicators)
- NETS S Student Profiles
- NETS S Essential Conditions
Eight educators from across the globe were featured in the implementation scenarios. The scenarios relate exemplary ways that studnets are using technology to increase skills and expand or enhance their learning. The scenarios depict promising practices from around the globe.
All my fellow Pennsylvanians and Discovery Educators will experience a sense of pride when they read the booklet. TWO of the featured educators are PA teachers and STAR Discovery Educators!
- Meg Griffin – Cold Spring Elementary School, Central Bucks School District – PK-2 Heat Energy (page 13)
- Ben Smith – Red Lion Area High School, Red Lion School District – 9-12 Studies in Motion (page 23)
Congratulations to Meg and Ben! I am proud to have both of you in my learning network.