Estes Park School District R-3

Innovation at Elevation, Learning at a Higher Level

  • Instructional Technology is "the theory and practice of design, development, utilization, management, and evaluation of processes and resources for learning," according to the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). 

    Educational Techology is the practice of facilitating learning and improving performance by creating, using and managing appropriate technological processes and resources.

    International Society for Technology in Education 
    The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is a membership association for educators engaged in improving learning and teaching by advancing the effective use of technology in PK-12 and teacher education. 

    ISTE National Education Technology Standards 
    The ISTE standards for learning, teaching, and leading in the digital age and are widely recognized and adopted worldwide. 

    The ISTE Standards include:

    • ISTE Standards for Students (ISTE Standards•S): The standards for evaluating the skills and knowledge students need to learn effectively and live productively in an increasingly collaborative and digital world.

    • ISTE Standards for Teachers (ISTE Standards•T): The standards for evaluating the skills and knowledge educators need to teach, work and learn in an increasingly connected global society.

    • ISTE Standards for Administrators (ISTE Standards•A): The standards for evaluating the skills and knowledge school administrators and leaders need to support digital age learning, implement technology and transform the instruction landscape.

    • ISTE Standards for Coaches (ISTE Standards•C): The skills and knowledge technology coaches need to support their peers in becoming digital educators.

    For more information on the ISTE Standards, please CLICK HERE



Director of Instructional Technology

John Bryant
  • John Bryant
    Elementary School Principal
    (970)586-7406 ext. 3601