NSTA Strands

International Society for Technology in EducationThousands of science educators interested in learning more about using technology in education and the ease of using web-based tools to communicate and collaborate attend the ISTE Annual Conference and Exposition. Working with ISTE, each year NSTA develops a series of lectures and poster session as part of a Strand.

Previous Strands

NSTA is keenly aware of, sensitive to and in favor of the appropriate uses of technology and inquiry-based approaches in support of teaching and learning science. Below are several links and documents that support the strand at the ISTE conference:

  1. US Department of Education National Education Technology Plan National Education Technology Plan - Final report (1.47 MB)

  2. NSTA Position Statements:
    1. The role of e-learning in science education
    2. Professional development in science education

  3. Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning. A Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies (2010) (1.22 MB)

  4. Expanding Evidence Approaches for Learning in a Digital World (2013) (1.09 MB)

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