ISTE 2018 is here again. I’ve been going most years since 2006 and while it overwhelms me, it is truly an awesome learning experience. This post is full of resources to get the most of your ISTE 2018 experience whether you are there (or not.)
ISTE 2018 hashtags
Remember to follow (and use) the official hashtag of #ISTE18 and #NotAtISTE18 so you can see what needs to be seen!
Lots of PD for those Not at ISTE
Remember that if you’re not going, there are lots of events including the Not at ISTE Ignite and other Events. The folks over at Edublogger have created an epic remote participation guide for ISTE 2018
Places to Join:
- Free LiveStreamed Events for ISTE
- NotatISTE18 Livebinder with all of the resources
- NotAtIste Google+ Community
- #NotAtISTE Ignite Sessions
- If you want to watch on Periscope then follow the #PassTheScopeEDU Team
- Not at ISTE Voxer Community
- ISTE Flipboard Magazine to follow
If You’re Attending ISTE Live or Online
If you’re attending and you want to help crowdsource the notes, check out Tzvi Pittinsky’s crowdsourced ISTE Notes and join in with the Google sheet where you can add your notes.
I’ll also be taping quite a few ISTE 2018 episodes for the next season of the 10-Minute Teacher. If you want to know how to get the most out of ISTE, check out this podcast I did last year with Terry Freedman from the UK.
Where I’m Presenting at ISTE 2018
I’ve tweeted with Peggy George and I think she’s going to ask the #PasstheScopeEDU folks to join the session as well (and I hope they do!) Say hello and if you join the session, tweet me @coolcatteacher – I’m always happy to help with your questions.
Monday, June 25, 8:30 – 9:30 am CDT
Type of Event: ISTE 2018 Panel Discussion on Location and Streamed by ISTE
Panelists: Scott Bedley, Amanda Dykes, Bill Selak and me!
Program Link: https://conference.iste.org/2018/program/search/detail_session.php?id=110831195
It’s more important than ever to teach kids how to read news critically. We’ll cover strategies for evaluating online resources and discuss media fluency to make sure students know which sources to trust and which to reject. We’ll also address fake articles, fake photos and fake videos.
Monday, June 25, 11:15 am – 11:30 AM CDT
Type of Event: Facebook Live Stream and in the Exhibit Hall Booth 685
Panelists: Christelle Pasteals (Instructional Technology Coach) and me
Join us for a live conversation from #ISTE2018 where we’ll be chatting about ways teachers are using technology to stay in touch with parents. Joining us will be blogger Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) and Christelle Pastelas, an instructional technology coach. Vicki and Christelle will be sharing their experiences using parent communication tools, as well as tips for making it go smoothly. Bring your questions and we’ll try to get as many as we can during this exciting live event!
Tuesday, June 26, 10:15 – 11:15 am CDT
Type of Event: Listen and Learn Multi Presentation
Presenters: Gayle Berthiaume, Jeff Bradbury, Jessica Cabeen, Rico D’Amore, Jen Giffen, Dr. Randy Hansen, Carl Hooker, Jennifer Hehotsky, David Lockart, Jenny Mgiera, James McCrary, Kim Polishuke, Diane Powell, Dr. Julene Reed, Dr. Mike Ribbel, Kenneth Sheldon, Beth Smith, Sean Wybrant, Mike Yakubovsky and me
Program Link: https://conference.iste.org/2018/program/search/detail_session.php?id=111014077
Join an ISTE Bytes session to get a preview of future presentations from the ISTE program. Enjoy 2-minute presentations on upcoming sessions.
Wednesday, June 27, 10:00 -11:00 am CDT
Type of Event: Listen and Learn Panel on Location and Streamed by ISTE
Presenters: Kasey Bell, Eric Curts, Matt Miller and I’ll be moderating!
Program Link: https://conference.iste.org/2018/program/search/detail_session.php?id=110856258
Join a high-energy panel of Google Suite pros to learn about best practices and tips from K-12. During this smackdown, panelists will share at least 50 tips and examples of how to use G Suite tools across all subject areas and grade levels, including some of the latest innovations.
Other Places I’ll Visit and Chances for You to Win Even If You’re Not at ISTE
PowerSchool School of the Future
I’ll be visiting the PowerSchool School of the Future booth #1209. Last year, their classroom of the future was really cool but this year, they are leveling it up.
Link for information: https://www1.powerschool.com/iste-2018/
Booth 2002. I’ve been partnering with Acer to promote their STEAM Lab Makeover contest. Whether you’re going to ISTE or not, you’ll want to enter this contest!
Excited to announce the #STEAM Lab Makeover giveaway with Acer and @MicrosoftEDU !
➡ TO ENTER: Tweet @AcerEducation and tag #AcerGivesBack and tell us why your school should win! T&Cs: https://t.co/yxsSbC11iD #Windows10Pro pic.twitter.com/sE7DISWeNQ
— Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) June 23, 2018
Booth 1203. I’ve been partnering with SMART promoting their Give Greatness program designed to recognize educators with classroom equipment. Nominate an educator who inspires you to give greatness and you can both win!
Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the companies mentioned have sponsored blog posts or podcast episodes with me in the past including: SMART, Acer, PowerSchool and Bloomz. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”
This post, however, is not a sponsored post and this schedule is my own.