• The Instructional Technology Initiative (ITI) is a department within the Division of Instruction that supports all schools interested in 21st century instructional practices. ITI's mission is to cultivate instructional practices that leverage technology in purposeful, personalized ways grounded in the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards. Key efforts supported by ITI include digital citizenship, computer science, and the dissemination and integration of the ISTE Standards for Students.

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    CSE Week 2018 Logo Computer Science Education Week

    This year is going to be the biggest #HourOfCode yet! What will you create? Code.org created a new #HourOfCode tutorial and it is finally here! Explore the new Dance Party tutorial. Do a little dance, make a little code! Go to https://code.org/dance to begin the Dance Party experience.

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    EL-April 2018-CoverL.A. Unified Featured in ISTE’s Empowered Learner

    Read: Total Turnaround

    Read about how L.A. Unified did a total turnaround and became a model for instructional technology success. This article appears in the International Society for Technology in Education’s (ISTE) members-only print magazine, Empowered Learner. Reprinted with permission from ISTE.

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    Leading with InstructionLeading with Instruction

    Read: ITI Progress Report

    Grounded in research and promising practices, the Leading with Instruction report provides readers with a revised set of components that support a successful instructional technology program aligned to key frameworks such as the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Essential Conditions, the K12 Computer Science Framework, and the Prosci ADKAR Change Management Model. To start the conversation around integrating instructional technology practices, read ITI’s Leading with Instruction report today!

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    ISTE Standards for Students

    The ISTE Standards for Students are designed to empower student voice and ensure that learning is a student-driven process of exploration, creativity and discovery no matter where they or their teachers are in the thoughtful integration of ed tech. There are seven modules for students.

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  • Providing Access, Equity, and Empowerment for All Students Through Computer Science

    By Michelle Swensson, ITI Instructional Technology Facilitator

    Providing Access, Equity, and Empowerment for All Students

    Carson Street STEAM Academy is ensuring all students are college and career ready by providing instruction that integrates 21st-century skills, including Computer Science (CS). Carson Street, a Title 1 and an ITI Practitioner School, has made substantial gains in test scores and attendance rates have risen dramatically since teachers have started intentionally integrating digital tools in their core content instruction.

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