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Bill,

Although I 'm certainly not qualified to write technology standards, I
wanted to take the opportunity to say hello and to let you know that my
students and I are making good use of the American Memory collection.

Happy Holidays,

Barbara Markham
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>Sender:       American Memory Fellows <[log in to unmask]>
>Poster:       Bill Tally <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject:      want to help set educational technology standards?
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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?
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>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.
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>>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
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>>http://cnets.iste.org
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>>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:
>>[log in to unmask]
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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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