June 2019

ISTE GCN Global Collaboration Summit

Our first annual #ISTEGCNSummit was a huge success, thanks to both the presenters and the participants! We are so grateful for everyone who participated.

You can catch up on all of the presentations on our website:

The Great Global Scavenger Hunt

#ISTE19: It's almost here folks! Have you registered for the Great Global Scavenger Hunt!? You don't want to miss out on this awesome experience! Use Flipgrid to find a team, register, and then all the fun starts Sunday, June 23!
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And we are just so grateful for our AMAZING and GENEROUS donors:

21CL, ASCD, Belouga, Book Creator, Brainpop, Bretford, Buncee, Burgess Publishing, Chatterpix, Classcraft, ClassLink, Code Equity, Code.org, CodeCampus, Common Sense Media, Constitution Center, Code Monkey, CoSpaces, CreateOMBuilder, CUE, Curriculum Pathways, Desmos, Dexter Industries, DigCit Kids, Do Ink, EdPuzzle, EdTech Team, Edublogs, EduMatch Publishing, Ergotron, Flipgrid, GimKit, GoBubble, GoFormative, GooseChase, iPevo, ISTE, KidBlog, KinderLab Robotics, Learnics, Lightspeed Systems, Little Bits, LucidChart, Microsoft, MobyMax, Morphi App, My School Dance, Night Zookeeper, Notability, Osmo, Ozobot, PearDeck, PenPal Schools, Piktochart, Piper, Plickers, PowerUp Toys, Promethean, QBall, Reflector App, Remind, Schell Games, Screencastify, SeeSaw, Shake Up Learning, SimpleK12, SmartGurlz, Techsmith, TextHelp, Tynker, Vocabulary Spelling City, Voice Thread, Wakelet, and WeVideo

#ISTEGlobalPLN talks all things #ISTE19

Whether it is your first #ISTEConference or your tenth, our PLN leadership team wants to share their best tips and secrets for #ISTE19.

Check out the recording below: https://zoom.us/recording/share/GI85PvfCZjTFEvxJMBFTafvldIbeKNZWIA6XP-UMyyKwIumekTziMw?startTime=1560580203000

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Twitter Chats and live broadcasts: your #ISTE19 and #NotAtIste prep!

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#PassTheScopeEdu: the spreadsheet to sign up

Sign up for June's #PassTheScopeEdu!

#ISTE19: are you ready?

Below you will find some of the events that you can attend.

Don't forget to tweet to us and try to meet as many people in the network as possible! Our Twitter account is @ISTEGlobalPLN and our hashtag is #ISTEGlobalPLN.

Our sessions and meetings of interest

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#ISTEGlobalPLN goes to #ISTE19

Check out our Buncee!

#ISTEGlobalPLN Playground

See everyone at Playground B on Wednesday, from 9 am until 1 pm!
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#PassTheScopeEdu: even if you can't go, you can experience #ISTE19!

#PassTheScopeEdu is a community of educators who use Periscope to ignite the passion for learning through their scopes.

They will bring #ISTE19 to you, whether you are able to attend the conference or not.

ISTE blogged about them recently.

Follow them on their hashtag to see everything you need to see!

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Global Education Day

The 8th annual Global Education Day celebration is taking place this year at this year's ISTE conference! Find all the details here.

Join Lucy Gray, Steve Hargadon, and many members of the Global Education Conference community on Sunday, June 23rd from 2:30 PM to 5:15 PM for a special face-to-face meeting in which you can connect and collaborate with other globally-minded educators. This is a great way to meet others before the official start of the ISTE conference!
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This participatory event will feature:

  • Inspirational ignite talks by noted educators and organizations working to connect classrooms
  • Design sprints around the formation of global project-based learning opportunities (NEW THIS YEAR!)
  • A global resources fair for organizations
  • A global resource cool tools smackdown in which attendees will share the best resources and tools for creating global experiences for students

Want to give an ignite talk, participate in our Global Resources Fair, facilitate our design sprints (no experience necessary), share a resource during our Global Resources Smackdown, or receive email updates if you are attending ISTE? Fill out this form!

You can contact Lucy Gray if you have more questions! She is the Director of Educational Technology at North Shore Country Day School. She is also Co-Chair of The Global Education Conference, GlobalEd Events. Her contact information is lucy@globaledevents.com || @elemenous || @GlobalEdCon.

Visit the website: http://www.globaledmeetup.com/

Global ChangeMakers, presented by Knox Grammar School

On Monday, June 24th, from 8-10am-join the Knox Grammar School team to learn how the Empathy+STEAM approach is guiding our students to be active, creative producers of sustainable technological solutions, building authentic future-focussed skills.
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And for our #NotAtISTE family

We love you and can't wait until the day we are able to finally see you in person!
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The Edublogger: #NotAtISTE19

(even if you attend #ISTE19, it's still great to keep all this amazing information together)

The summer still has time for reading!!

Flipgrid Global Book Club!

Sean Forde's Flipgrid Global Book Club is still going strong! Books are featured each month for students from around the world to read at the same time, and then discuss using different topics.

Join if you haven't had a chance!

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#BookCampPD still has your back for all your summer reading needs! Check out the resources they offer!!

ISTE Connects-join the conversation through your ISTE account


Commons is where it is at--and after everything #ISTE19, chat with others and find new connections.

In case you missed it, Lauren Kocher, of ISTE, created this video that walks you through Connects. Make sure you are harnessing the power of connections!

Our Wakelet: keeping us all on the same page

Thanks to Sean Forde, we now have a Wakelet and it's keeping us so organized.

It will be updated frequently, so don't forget to bookmark it and check it out!

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#TeachSDGs stickers: share your Global Goals pride!

Be on the lookout at #ISTE19 and on Twitter for how you can get these #TeachSDGs stickers.

Follow @teachsdgs, @JenWilliamsEdu, @SkypeAmy, @Ada_McKim, and the hashtag on Twitter for more information!

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Your #ISTEGlobalPLN Leadership

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