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This guide is a collection of resources - videos, blog posts, infographics, standards and more- that support and illustrate the TASA Visioning Document Article I: The New Digital Learning Environment


Standards for School Administrators

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has published the following National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) for School Administrators:

Digital Age Learning Culture

Educational Administrators create, promote, and sustain a dynamic, digital-age learning culture that provides a rigorous, relevant, and engaging education for all students.
a. Ensure instructional innovation focused on continuous improvement of digital-age learning
b. Model and promote the frequent and effective use of technology for learning
c. Provide learner-centered environments equipped with technology and learning resources to meet the individual, diverse needs of all learners
d. Ensure effective practice in the study of technology and its infusion across the curriculum
e. Promote and participate in local, national, and global learning communities that stimulate innovation, creativity, and digital age collaboration
For the complete list of NETS for Administrators as well as NETS for Teachers and Students, visit the NETS Family webpage.

What Video Impacted You the Most?

After viewing the three videos on the right side of your screen, let us know which message had the most positive impact on you.


Myths and Opportunities: Technology in the Classroom

In this video, Alan November tours Marblehead, MA and comments on the historical global vision of this community. He then challenges us to think about the emerging role of students as contributors and to globalize our curriculum by linking students with authentic audiences from around the world. More details on this concept can be found at Students as Contributors: The Digital Learning Farm.


Sir Ken Robinson: Changing Education Paradigms

In this RSA Anime video, creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson explains how do we make change happen in education and how do we make it last.


John Seely Brown: Motivating Learners

In this Edutopia video (Big Thinkers Series), John Seely Brown shares lessons educators can learn from surfers, gamers, and artists on how passion and competitive hunger can drive intrinsic motivation.


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