Educators Win Awards

Three New York schools have been named the winners of the second annual ISTE Media Specialist Technology Innovation Award, which recognizes collaborative technology innovation projects created by elementary, middle and high school teachers and library media specialists.
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0
Three New York schools have been named the winners of the second annual ISTE Media Specialist Technology Innovation Award, which recognizes collaborative technology innovation projects created by elementary, middle and high school teachers and library media specialists.

Three New York schools have been named the winners of the second annual ISTE Media Specialist Technology Innovation Award, which recognizes collaborative technology innovation projects created by elementary, middle and high school teachers and library media specialists.

The award is sponsored by Follett Software Company, Linworth Publishing Inc./Library Media Connection magazine and the International Society for Technology in Education’s (ISTE) SIG for Media Specialists. The first-place winners in the individual categories are as follows:

· Elementary School: Karen Kliegman and Noel Forte, Searingtown Elementary School, Albertson, NY, for “Meet the Candidates,” a fifth-grade project focused on the 2008 presidential election.
· Middle School: Lindsay Cesari and Patrick Donahue, Durgee Junior High School, Baldwinsville, NY, for “Element Commercials,” highlighting the use of digital storytelling to produce commercials selling an element and then using the commercials to pitch their product in an “Apprentice-like” environment.
· High School: Belinda O’Brien, Susan Casement and Cindy Rubenstein, Minerva DeLand School, Fairport, NY, for “People Who Changed the World,” a program where students read biographies and autobiographies of people who changed the world with the goal of having the students analyze where they could apply similar qualities and ideas to their own lives.

Each of the three winning teams will receive $1,000 cash award for the school media center; $500 travel stipend for the winning teams to attend NECC and conference registration for each team member; a one-year standard ISTE membership; a commemorative plaque; $1,000 in professional library resources from Linworth Publishing; and a one-year subscription to Library Media Connection magazine.

Featured

Related

Librarians Win Information Technology Award

School library media specialists in Kansas and Louisiana have been named the two winners of this year’s American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Information Technology Pathfinder Award, sponsored by Follett Software Company.

Nominations sought for the 2013 TEAMS Award

Gale, part of Cengage Learning, and Library Media Connection magazine are calling all media specialists and educators at K-12 public and private schools in the U.S. and Canada to share their collaboration success stories and submit for the 2013 TEAMS Award

ISTE 2013 Awards Honor Education Leaders for Leveraging Technology to Transform Learning

Award Honorees to be Recognized at ISTE 2013 Conference, June 23-26, in San AntonioWASHINGTON, D.C. – May 20, 2013 – Today the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) announced the outstanding education leaders that will be honored at the world’s premier educational technology event, ISTE 2013, in San Antonio, June 23-26.“The 2013 ISTE award honorees are living examples of the how educators are, right now, using thought leadership, advocacy and innovation to leverage technology to transform learning and teaching,” said Brian Lewis, ISTE CEO. “With their creativity, passion and dedication, they’re inspiring great things in our students, schools and communities. We look forward to recognizing them at ISTE 2013.”