March Webinar -Connecting with Google Tour Builder

If you have not had a chance to check out the amazing webinars from #ISTEGlobalPLN then you are missing out! March's webinar featured Global Educator Melissa Englert. Check out the link below to hear Melissa talk all about Google Tour Goodness. Check out our ISTE Global PLN library for other awesome webinars you may have missed!
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Professional Development

Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short Term Program

The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term Program for U.S. Teachers (FulbrightDAST) provides an opportunity for outstanding K–12 teachers from the United States to take part in a two- to six-week professional development experience overseas. Fulbright DAST Cycle II projects will take place in 12 different countries between October 2019 - May 2020.

Teachers will have the opportunity to share their educational expertise on this program by serving in their role consulting with and providing support for schools, nonprofit organizations, teacher training institutions, and other educational organizations abroad.

Global Citizenship Foundation

Are you a school-leader or educator shaping active and reflective global citizens and leaders of today and tomorrow? The Global Citizenship Foundation is looking for Education Ambassadors.

GCED Ambassadors is a network of progressive and visionary individuals chosen for their influential leadership and championship in the field of transformative education. GCED Ambassadors are handpicked to foster the transformative potential of Global Citizenship Education amongst educators, school leaders and policy makers in their respective countries.

This initiative aims to assist educators the world over, to carve active and reflective global citizens and shape a brighter, peaceful and sustainable future.

Connected Classrooms

ISTE Standards for Students

#7 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.

Student Blogging Challenge is Back!

Ever thought about getting your class blogging, but just did not know how to get started? With the Student Blogging Challenge, get connected to other classes and let weekly tasks help you and your students on your blogging journey. The challenge began March 3rd, but latecomers are welcome!

St. Patrick's Day Graphing Project

This great project was started by Jen Wagner from projectsbyjen.com in 2004! Students use a box a Lucky Charms to prove there are more green clovers than any other shape. Collect with other classes through a Flipgrid and a collaborative slide deck to share your data. Time is almost up for this one!

Mystery State Buncee Project

Are you looking for a way to review map and geography skills with your students? If so, you have to check out the Mystery State Buncee Project from the amazing Shannon Miller! Check out the link below to learn more and get involved.

Tools for Connecting


Have you heard about Wakelet? The latest curation tool that is taking the education world by storm! Curate tweets, conference moments, classroom materials, notes, and more! You can even collaborate with others educators and curate resources together!

Global Educator Sean Forde put together a brilliant global activity using Flat Stanley & Wakelet! By sending his students Flat Stanleys all over the world, educators are taking pics with Stanley and adding them to their collaborative Wakelet! Genius!

The Global Goals

Our planet has provided us with an abundance of natural resources. But we have not utilized them responsibly and currently consume far beyond what our planet can provide. We must learn how to use and produce in sustainable ways that will reverse the harm that we have inflicted on the planet.

Food Waste Design Sprint

Design for Change - Design Sprints

DESIGN for CHANGE is helping students tackle the global issues!

Design Sprints introduce students to design thinking for social impact with a 4-hour experience that can launch them in Community Projects. The Design Sprint resources provide educators with complete lesson plans for each stage of the Design for Change framework: Feel, Imagine, Do, Share

Global Collaboration Network - ISTE Connect

ISTE Standards for Teachers

#4 Collaborator

Educators dedicate time to collaborate with both colleagues and students to improve practice, discover and share resources and ideas, and solve problems. Educators:

Have you checked out the ISTE Connect Global Collaboration Community lately? Great discussions are happening! Log in now and join, contribute to, or start a new conversation. Take a look at what we are talking about!
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ISTE Global PLN Leadership Team - Connect with Us!

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