Tag Archive: ISTE

The Creative Communicator and Esports

The image is titled “Communication” by Juan Manuel Rogado. It relates to the creative communicator.

The Creative Communicator standard is vital in esports. This sixth standard of the 2016 ISTE Standards for Students is one of the top standards in esports. The Creative Communicator standard states: Students communicate clearly and express themselves creatively for a…
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The Computational Thinker and eSports

This image shows a student expressing the look of a computational thinker.

The Computational Thinker standard contains future-ready skills necessary for our students to engage in a connected world. This fifth standard of the 2016 ISTE Standards for Students requires foundational technology skills expressed through participation in eSports. Previously, I have written about…
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The Innovative Designer and eSports

This image of a sketch represents the innovative designer.

The Innovative Designer standard is one of the more difficult of the ISTE 2016 Standards for Students to connect to eSports. It is intimidating because many do not know or understand what “a design process” means. In previous posts, eSports and…
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The Knowledge Constructor and eSports

In this photo a knowledge constructor is building with Jenga blocks

The Knowledge Constructor is one of the ISTE 2016 Standards for Students that tickles constructionist roots. In previous posts, eSports and the first two ISTE standards were explored. This post focuses on students gathering information and resources, synthesizing them together, and…
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The Digital Citizen and eSports

A student of this world must engage as a physical and digital citizen.

Digital Citizen, the second standard of the 2016 ISTE Standards for Students, is important in eSports. Previously, I wrote about the connection between the Empowered Learner and eSports. This standard addresses the appropriate roles for our students in a shrinking world where new…
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The Empowered Learner and eSports

The girl in this photo looks like an empowered learner.

In my previous post, I provided an introduction of the 2016 ISTE Standards for Students and how they are exhibited in eSports. In this post, the focus is on the first standard – Empowered Learner It is important this is…
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eSports and the ISTE Standards for Students

A picture of two people holding video game controllers in their hands. The ISTE standards for Students are prevalent in eSports.

On October 29, 2016, millions of people around the world will watch an event take place at a sold out Staples Center in Los Angeles. There will be more who watch this event online, via Twitch.tv, than watched the NBA Finals and…
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Who is EdTech John Galt?

The photo is of Atlas holding up the world on his shoulders. The book "Atlas Shrugged" includes the character John Galt.

Strange title, I know. Who is EdTech John Galt? The question posed is based in the Ayn Rand novel “Atlas Shrugged.” Many of the themes in this novel extend beyond, and are not relevant, to the point of this post….
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A Study of Children Using Minecraft

The video is a presentation I gave on a qualitative study I completed about children using Minecraft. The study showed Constructionist tendencies of the children and all six of the ISTE National Education Technology Standards for Students were observed. My full…
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