What are ASTE Networks?
ASTE builds community within its membership. Members interested in specific topics can find a resource beyond the conference itself through our Networks. Look for sessions with Network endorsement in the conference schedule.
Network Events Calendar 2017-2018
Network Host and Event
Twitter Chat Host
(3rd Thursday at 7 PM)
|March 2017||DE Network – 3/15 4pm
|All Networks- What are networks?|
|June 2017||IT- Summer Planning- Project/ Portfolio||Disrupting the Institution|
|July 2017|| DI
IT- New School Year – Standards matrix/rubric
|Creativity and Communication|
|August 2017||STEM- online newsletter||Distance Education|
|September 2017||STEM- Design Thinking
IT _ E-rate and Equipment Refresh Planning
|October 2017||C&C- iDidacontest 2017||Creativity and Communication WITH Disrupting the Institution|
|November 2017||DE- November 8 at 4PM
|Disrupting the Institution|
|December 2017||STEM- 1st week of the month||Distance Education|
|January 2018||C&C Network-Prepare for Digital Learning Day
IT Network Event (Budget Planning)
|February 2018||Distance Education||All Networks|
Network Event Recordings
- Sam McPheters, ASTE iDidacontest Chair Creativity and Communication _ Topic: iDidcontest 2017
- “How VTC is Changing K-12 Education in the Kenai Peninsula.” NWLD Event
C&C Network: Creativity & Communication
Leaders: Nicole Furst and Jenn Miller
Contact them at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Creativity and Communications Network strives to support educators utilizing technology through arts and communication. Be it digital storytelling, social networking, showcasing a production online, or learning a new language, the C & C Network want to help each other find ways to reach children on a level that they understand through technology. The Creativity and Communications Network wishes to connect educators so they can collaborate and share their experiences with technology in their field of education. Help us to create a Network to meet your needs in your work with students.
DE Network: Distance Education
Leaders: Dave Dannenberg and Andrea Pokrzywinski
Contact them at: email@example.com
The intent of the Special Interest Group (Network) on Distance Education is to provide ongoing opportunities for Alaskan Educators to share their innovative ideas and expertise in collaborative discussions and demonstrations to provide excellent distance educational opportunities to all Alaskan students. The focus is to support educators in efficiently and effectively offering all students the opportunity to learn anything, anywhere at anytime via online learning which harnesses multiple aspects of cutting-edge technology.
DI Network: Disrupting the Institution
Leaders: Robanne Stading and Matt Gore
Contact them at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Disruptive innovation creates new values that can challenge educational institutions. The DI Network considers what disruptive innovation looks like inside the educational institution and how innovative educators can address those challenges.
IT Network: Information Technology
Leaders: Jared Grieve and Justin Michaud
Contact them at: email@example.com
The 21st Century classroom is quickly evolving and technology (IT) is essential to enhancing learning opportunities and sustaining business operations. To keep pace with evolving educational and business needs, districts are faced with various IT challenges. The focus of this network will be to discuss topics impacting various areas of IT. If you are involved with any of these aspects, you are welcome to join us and discuss these topics.
STEM Network : Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)
Leaders:Carlyn Nichols and Teresa Hedges
Contact them at: firstname.lastname@example.org
STEM Network: The ASTE Special Interest Group for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math exists to provide a professional learning community for educators that have an interest in integrating these disciplines. STEM Network is aware that art and research are important components of the design process and the scientific method, and although we have chosen to maintain the traditional STEM acronym, the STEM Network group embraces the ‘A’ and the ‘R’ as well.