ISTE’s NETS for Teachers 2008 

 5.   Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership  (To view reflections and artifacts & rationales for this standard use the navigation sidebar on the right.)

  Teachers continuously improve their professional practice, model lifelong learning, 
  and exhibit leadership in their school and professional community by promoting 
  and demonstrating the effective use of digital tools and resources. Teachers: 

  1. participate in local and global learning communities to explore creative applications of technology to improve student learning.
  2. exhibit leadership by demonstrating a vision of technology infusion, participating in shared decision making and community building, and developing the leadership and technology skills of others.
  3. evaluate and reflect on current research and professional practice on a regular basis to make effective use of existing and emerging digital tools and resources in support of student learning.
  4. contribute to the effectiveness, vitality, and self-renewal of the teaching profession and of their school and community.