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Elevate your professional development with ISTE U

Professional development is pivotal in sharpening educators' skills and accelerating innovation in schools.

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The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is a world leader in best practices for the use and integration of technology in learning. In 2018, ISTE launched their professional development program ISTE U to provide access to high-quality learning directly to teachers.

ISTE U offers a library of best-in-class online courses to help educators continue to build critical skills for teaching and learning in a digital world. Covering a range of forward-reaching topics and innovative pedagogies for digital learning, these courses are built on solid research-based instructional design principles and best practices in learning science. They focus on the ISTE Standards for Educators, which are woven into lessons with an emphasis on their practical application. Throughout a course, participants work through interactive learning and project-based activities to integrate important topics and methodologies into their own classrooms.

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Enrollment flexibility

Whether you are looking to enroll one educator in multiple courses or multiple educators in a single course, you’re in the driver’s seat. Courses are available for enrollment of individuals and cohorts. Schools have the flexibility to enroll just the number of educators they want in the courses they need and receive group discounts for the total number of enrollments across all courses.

Reach every learner

Access a catalog of best-in-class online courses on the ISTE U virtual hub. With a wide range of topics, the learning can be extended far beyond teachers to individuals across your entire organization, such as coaches, librarians, and leadership.

A familiar face

Don’t sweat about the learning curve associated with accessing a new software tool. ISTE U courses are fully hosted on a platform already familiar to your educators–Brightspace by D2L! Educators can work seamlessly through interactive learning and project-based activities, all within a tool they know.

Courses

The following in-depth courses focus on the ISTE Standards for Educators and are updated regularly. Depending on your requirements, both 15-hour and 30-hour commitments are available. These courses also can be used towards earning graduate-level credit with select ISTE U partners. Visit ISTE.org/ISTEU for more information on each course.

Digital Citizenship in Action

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Exploring Future Ready Librarianship: Practices for the Emerging Leader

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Launch into Learning Sciences: How Learning Works

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Introduction to Computational Thinking for Every Educator

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Artificial Intelligence Explorations and Their Practice Use in Schools (30-hour course)

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Learning Differences I: Understanding Learning Differences

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Brightspace for ISTE U

D2L is excited to partner with ISTE to provide a virtual hub for teachers and staff to build skills in digital-age pedagogies and competencies.

ISTE selected D2L because of our history of expertise in education technology and dedication towards supporting next-generation professional learning. As an education company focused on reaching every learner, we will continue to partner with ISTE to provide an engaging and exciting professional learning experience for teachers around the world.

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