The 8-Bit Instructor: ISTE Standards in the Classroom (EP018)

EP029 Learning with Google (Updates on Google for Education) The 8-Bit Instructor

In this week's episode, I go through all of the updates coming to Google Workspace for Education. Plus, news and updates from Microsoft, IXL, and Screencastify; and, of course, your question of the week.
  1. EP029 Learning with Google (Updates on Google for Education)
  2. EP028 Making the Most of Google Chrome
  3. EP027 Creativity (Fact or Fiction?)
  4. EP026 Visual Communication with Tony Vincent
  5. EP025 Classroom Lesson from Super Mario Maker

Episode 18

In this week’s episode, we look at how to implement ISTE standards in the classroom. I have some news from Google. A helpful website in the treasure chest. And, of course, your question of the week.

News & Updates

Treasure Chest: uiGradients

  • Search through a library of pre-made gradients to use in your designs

Boss Battle: ISTE Standards in the Classroom

  • Empowered Learner
    • Students leverage technology to take an active role in choosing, achieving and demonstrating competency in their learning goals, informed by the learning sciences.
  • Digital Citizen
    • Students recognize the rights, responsibilities and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world, and they act and model in ways that are safe, legal and ethical.
  • Knowledge Constructor
    • Students critically curate a variety of resources using digital tools to construct knowledge, produce creative artifacts and make meaningful learning experiences for themselves and others.
  • Innovative Designer
    • Students use a variety of technologies within a design process to identify and solve problems by creating new, useful or imaginative solutions.
  • Computational Thinker
    • Students develop and employ strategies for understanding and solving problems in ways that leverage the power of technological methods to develop and test solutions.
  • Creative Communicator
    • Students communicate clearly and express themselves creatively for a variety of purposes using the platforms, tools, styles, formats and digital media appropriate to their goals.
  • Global Collaborator
    • Students use digital tools to broaden their perspectives and enrich their learning by collaborating with others and working effectively in teams locally and globally.

Check out more information on the ISTE website.

Crew Members’ Board (#8BitCrew)

QOTW: How might incorporate some of these standards into what you’re already doing in your class?

Use the #8BitCrew on Twitter, tag me @comicsock, or post longer stories in the comments section here.

Get connected

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Credits

Music by David Fesliyan (https://www.fesliyanstudios.com/)

  • Intro/Outro: “Retro Platforming”
  • Boss Battle: “Boss Battle Rock”
  • Crew Member’s Board: “Pirate Dance”
  • Wrap up: “Game Over” by Patrick de Arteaga

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