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Hi Fellows!

FYI -- Here's a call for teachers to help write national educational
technology standards.  Whatever the merits and demerits of standards, it
helps to have them more intelligently written than not; and who better to
create intelligent decisions than AM Fellows?

Cheers,  Bill Tally

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>TO:       Education and Technology Leaders
>
>FROM:     Lajeane Thomas, Director
>          ISTE NETS Project
>
>RE:  Nominations for ISTE NETS for Teachers Writing Team Meeting
>
>
>The ISTE National Educational Technology Standards Project is accepting
>nominations for Writing Team Members for the January 8-11 Writing Team
>Meeting. The objective of the meeting is to:
>
>1.  develop and refine National Educational Technology Foundations
>Standards for all teachers;
>2.  identify the essential conditions for supporting content instruction
>with the technology, and
>3.  initiate discussions on the assessment and evaluation tools and
>processes for determining effective use of technology to support
>teaching and learning.
>
>
>
>Nominees who are faculty at the P-12 or university levels should be
>knowledgeable of the standards for the subject areas and grade levels they
>teach and apply technology to support learning successfully in their P-12
>or university classrooms. Administrators, supervisors, students, and others
>applying should have similar skills appropriate to their leadership roles
>for teaching, learning, and technology use.
>
>
>
>This group will identify, compile, and produce the draft document of the
>International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) National
>Educational Technology Foundations Standards for Teachers. All expenses for
>the meeting and travel for attending will be provided through a grant from
>the U.S. Department of Education's "Preparing Tommorrow's Teachers to Use
>Technology" (PT3) grant initiative and matching funds from the NETS
Project >PT3 Partners and Contributors.
>
>
>
>The NETS for Teachers Writing Team Meeting will be held January 8-11, 2000
>at Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.  Only nominees who can attend
>all of the days will be considered. You may nominate a colleague or may
>nominate yourself.   The following link will take you to the ISTE NETS
>Website
>
>http://cnets.iste.org
>
>where you will select:
>
>>>>Nomination Form for ISTE NETS for Teachers Writing Team Meeting<<<
>
>DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS ---------->>> December 9, Midnight.
>
>No later than December 13, those selected will be notified via email and
>asked to make their travel arrangements through a designated travel agent.
>
>
>Thank you for your thoughtful consideration of nominees for this important
>endeavor.
>If you have questions, please call Lajeane Thomas, 318 257-3923 or email
>her at:
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>
>--------------------
>
>The ISTE NETS for Teachers Project is an ISTE Project funded by the
>U.S. Department of Education's "Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers To Use
>Technology" (PT3) grant Initiative and the following Partners and
>Co-sponsors:
>
>ISTE National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) Project
>Partners and Contributors
>
>The NETS for Teachers
>Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology Grant
>initiative includes the following additional partners and contributors:
>
>PTTT Partners
>o Apple Computer, Inc.o
>o California State University San Marcos o
>o Milken Exchange on Education Technology o
>o NASA Classroom of the Future o
>o National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education o
>o North Central Regional Education Laboratory o
>
>PTTT Contributors
>o Classroom Connect o Knowvation o
>o Semiconductor Industry Association o
>o Microsoft Corporation o T.H.E. Institute o
>o The Learning Company o
>
>On-going supporters of the ISTE NETS Project are:
>
>NETS Partners
>o AFT o ALA o ASCD o CCSSO o CEC o NAESP o NASSP o
>o NEA o NFIE o NSBA o SIIA o
>
>Curriculum Organizations
>o ACTFL o IRA o NCSS o NCTE o NCTM o NSTA o
>
>NETS Co-Sponsors
>o Apple Computer, Inc.o
>o Milken Exchange on Education Technology o
>o National Aeronautics and Space Administration o
>o US Department of Education o
>
>
>
>
>Lajeane G. Thomas
>Louisiana Tech University
>P.O. Box 3161
>Ruston, LA 71272
>tel: 318 257-3923
>fax: 318 257-4916
>email: [log in to unmask]
>



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