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Special ISTE Membership Offer

Because VSTE is a valued affiliate of ISTE, you can join ISTE or renew your current ISTE membership and enjoy a $35 discount through January 5, 2018!  To receive your $35 discount, apply the code  VSTE18   during checkout.

A SPECIAL NOTE
We know many of our members attended the VSTE conference last week. We also know many attendees are not VSTE members. So, this email is going to both members & conference attendees. If you attended the conference and are interested in VSTE membership, just head to the VSTE website, and click Join Now. If you join, you will continue to receive the newsletter.

For all the conference attendees, you can find the conference certificate and evaluation at the conference website.

And for everyone...VSTE conference presenters are sharing their presentations and resources with the VSTE Google Plus community
UPCOMING EVENTS
Tonight at 8 PM: 
Monday, December 11 at 8 PM EST in Second Life, VSTE will get a guided tour of a Linden Endowment for the Arts sim The Dickens Project 2017. Everyone is invited. If you are a lover of literature this is for you!

VSTE G2 Super Hero Summits

February: Active Online Support Begins in February
March 3, 2018: Face to Face Review Plus Testing Support
EdTech RVA 2018
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
March 7, 2018

Brainstorm 2018: Engage, Create, Inspire
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia
April 13, 2018
SPEAK UP SURVEY OPEN NOW
Today's Kindergarteners will graduate from high school in the year 2030. That's right 2030...As we reflect on the changes that have taken place over the last 10 years, what do you think we can expect in the next 12 to 13 years? How might we begin to prepare today's Kindergarten students for their post public school endeavours?

VSTE Board Member Rod Carnill discusses the importance of the Speak Up Survey in understanding the needs of our students. 

Connect With Us
VSTE G2 SUPER HERO SUMMITS: ONLINE AND FACE TO FACE LEARNING
Earn Google Certification  With VSTE

Register now, get involved in the online coaching that will start in February and take your Level 2 certification exam during the boot camp on March 3. 

Need your Level 1 certification? Do it NOW and then join VSTE in 2018.


GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR RASPBERRY PI IN THE CLASSROOM
So you purchased a Raspberry Pi!  Now what can you do with it in your classroom?

Tips from a teacher with eleven Raspberry Pi workstations setup in her classroom for the students to use throughout the day. 


BIG DEAL BOOK, DECEMBER 1, 2017
Encourage Coding, Foster Inquiry, Make Molecules, Support ELLs & More
VSTE partners with Big Deal Media to bring you curated resources just right for K-12 educators. From content-based website to classroom grants to mobile apps, Big Deal helps connect you to the best of the best.

VSTE is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment in all of our endeavors for all members, participants, volunteers, partners, staff, contractors, and Board members. VSTE recognizes that its success requires certain commitments to principles of non-discrimination from all of our business partners and event participants.