At ICEDT, our goal is to provide a framework for educators, education leaders and education institutions as a standard for implementing the 21st Century Learning Design with adaptable rubrics for modern schooling in a world where technology plays an inequitable role.

These education innovation standards help educators, education leaders and education institutions prepare learners to thrive in work and life in a world they would live in as adults.



> Educators make classrooms a place where the curriculum keeps up with each learner- not the other way around.

> Educators continually improve their practice by learning from and with others and exploring proven and promising practices that leverage technology to improve student learning. 

> Educators create classrooms where every student works with real-world tools that will solve tomorrow’s problems.

> Educators seek out opportunities for leadership to support student empowerment and success and to improve teaching and learning.

> Educators create classroom experience where students are taught hard skills, but also taught soft skills like self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and decision-making.

> Educators inspire students to positively contribute to and responsibly participate in the digital world.

> Educators insist on a classroom where students learn what’s on their lesson plan, but also learn to use devices and software that they will use in the workforce to improve learning.

> Educators dedicate time to collaborate with both colleagues and students to improve practice, discover and share resources and ideas, and solve problems.

> Educators design authentic, learner-driven activities and environments that recognize and accommodate learner variability.

> Educators facilitate learning with technology to support student achievement.

> Educators understand and use data to drive their instruction and support students in achieving their learning goals.

> Educators engage student learning without instruction.



> Leaders develop a school-driven vision that represents the aspirations of learners, educators, and the community.

> Leaders use technology to increase equity, inclusion, and digital citizenship practices.

> Leaders create strategic implementation plans identifying strategies and tactics to support stakeholder groups through the transition.

> Leaders engage others in establishing a vision, strategic plan and ongoing evaluation cycle for transforming learning with technology. 

> Leaders build a positive system culture embracing change through a growth mindset.

> Leaders create a culture where teachers and learners are empowered to use technology in innovative ways to enrich teaching and   learning. 

> Leaders devise a plan for community partners and school stakeholders to work together on a common goal.

> Leaders build teams and systems to implement, sustain and continually improve the use of technology to support learning. 

> Leaders model and promote continuous professional learning for themselves and others.

> Leaders build on the shared vision by collaboratively creating a strategic plan that articulates how technology will be used to enhance learning.

> Leaders continue to build the confidence and competency of educators Support educators in using technology to advance learning.



> Education Institutions identify and Engage the appropriate stakeholders.

> Education Institutions identify relevant Data Sources (Ideally from multiple perspectives and stakeholders, including students, educators, leaders and families)

> Education Institutions map resources to provide adequately for all learners, leaders and other stakeholders.

> Education Institution create systems where students are able to learn anytime, anywhere – unaffected by time or place.

> Education Institutions provide students and educators technology support and delivered in a safe and secure environment.

> Education Institutions Implement efficient collaboration systems for educators and staff to eliminate time-sinks

> Education Institutions make system transformation decisions backed by data-driven insights.

> Education Institutions support educators proactively learning and growing their capacity to teach in subjects they love.

> Education Institutions provide support for educators to develop future-ready skills in students.

> Education Institutions create ways for students to fully immerse themselves in learning - unaffected by physical or other limitations.

> Education Institutions provide a conducive atmosphere for educators to help learners grow their social emotional skillsets.

> Education Institutions create proactive intervention systems for students who are falling behind.

> Education Institutions build workforce ready skills with students.

> Education Institutions re-imagine flexible learning spaces led by the needs of each student, not the space in a classroom.

> Education Institutions implement education curriculum that is guided by the direct needs of each student and their experiences in and out of the classroom.

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