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Now Accepting Nominations for ASTE Awards

Innovation is thriving all around us in education. Technology is cornerstone around which these changes revolve. ASTE is accepting nominations for educators and students pushing these boundaries by integrating technology for positive gains in learning. There are 2 main categories…   The ASTE Leadership award has categories for Teacher/Faculty, Tech Support and Administrator. The intent» Learn More

What’s in Store at ASTE 2016! – The Keynotes and the Featured

By Amanda Adams Preparation for the conference is in full swing, and now, it is time to reveal some of the movers and shakers. The lineup is packed with innovation and prestige! We are honored to present three excellent speakers to the ASTE Membership. We are honored to have Cory Doctorow, the well-known author, blogger,» Learn More

President’s Corner

Now that we are well into fall and the pitter patter of little minds have returned to schools, we think to ourselves “seriously where did the summer go?” My theory is that we only get so many hours of light, so in the summer because we get twice as much light, time moves twice as» Learn More

Need Innovation Implementation Right Now? 6 Steps Right Here!

This was a tough summer to focus on school and technology, don’t you think?  Between the sun, heat, and remarkable weather (notwithstanding a wildfire or a thousand), I found myself surprised at the end of July with how soon school would be begin again.Well, it’s here!  It’s time to plan for your next great year» Learn More

Here it is… our 2016 Theme

Here it is Folks: The Theme for the ASTE Conference 2016 — What If: IT is Possible? The idea is that the “IT” could be anything. What if Coding is Possible? What if CADD is Possible? What if Engagement is Possible? What if EVERYTHING is Possible? How would that encourage the use of technology in» Learn More

It’s Summer Break

It’s summer break, and I, like many other educators, have been doing a ton of research and learning to make my classroom just a bit better next year. On my plate for this summer includes managing my classroom website and learning a new elementary general music curriculum subscription, called Quaver Music which is based entirely» Learn More

The Hybrid High School – A Divergence from the Norm

By Amanda Adams,  ASTE Board, Southcentral Representative –   Ever find yourself lost in the catchphrases of the educational realm? It is a real possibility that educators use a word, but have two or more different interpretations of it as we continue delving into the future of education. What was once a single path is» Learn More

Welcome ASTE 2015 members! 

You have come from far and wide to gather, share stories, and celebrate successes in educational technology. This great state is full of opportunities. We have some of the greatest minds in education, incredible tools at our disposal, and leaders capable of making dramatic changes at the federal level. You have a chance during the» Learn More

Take action and weigh in on reauthorization of the ESEA (aka NCLB)

ASTE Members, With so many things to be thankful for here in Alaska, we forget to take a step back at times and take stock of what we have.  I do this often and in reflection I think of ways to maintain what the schools I serve already have and how I can capitalize on» Learn More

Red Boucher Scholarship deadline is January 30th.

Red’ Boucher is recognized, at the state and national level, as one of the pioneers of the Information Age and a recognized authority on the subject of computer-mediated communication. He realized that computers were a tool to help connect Alaskans to each other. Red was one of the first elected Lieutenant Governors of Alaska, and» Learn More