The Future of EdTech: What to Expect at ISTE This Year


It’s that time of year again when educators, innovators, and tech enthusiasts convene at the most anticipated edtech event of the year: ISTE Live ’24, from 23rd to 26th July in Denver, United States of America.

Hosted by the renowned International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), this gathering stands as a beacon of forward-thinking education. As we gear up for another year of transformative insights and groundbreaking discoveries, ISTE Live ’24 promises to be a convergence of minds, innovation, and a catalyst for change.

From hands-on workshops to live demos and how-to presentations, participants will gain invaluable insights and practical strategies to enhance their teaching and learning.

So, what will this year bring and how will it shape the future of education?

ISTE LIVE '24 Details

The Legacy of ISTE

Rooted in the visionary ideals of a small group of forward-thinking educators at a backyard barbecue in Eugene, Oregon, ISTE has continually posed the question, “What if…?”. This question sparked a revolution in education, leading to the empowerment of students through powerful learning tools, the facilitation of global collaboration, and the transformation of traditional teaching methodologies.

Throughout its four-decade journey, ISTE has achieved significant milestones that have reshaped the landscape of educational technology. From pioneering initiatives in digital learning to advocating for equitable access to technology in classrooms worldwide, ISTE has been at the forefront of driving change and pushing boundaries. At the heart of ISTE’s success lies its vibrant community of changemakers – passionate individuals dedicated to revolutionizing learning for the better. Together, they embody the spirit of collaboration, creativity, and forward-thinking that defines ISTE’s ethos.

The Scope of ISTE Live ’24

ISTE Live ’24 stands as one of the world’s premier edtech events, drawing together a global community of education leaders, teachers, coaches, librarians, media specialists, and more. From June 23rd to 26th, both in Denver and online, participants will embark on a journey of discovery, with over 900 strategy-packed sessions designed to elevate teaching practices and student learning experiences. Here’s a glimpse into the diverse array of offerings across each day of the conference:

Saturday, June 22: Preconference Activities

  • Preconference content available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (invitation or preregistration required)
  • Trips and tours running from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., providing attendees with opportunities to explore Denver and engage in enriching experiences.

Sunday, June 23: Select Content and Opening Mainstage

  • Leadership Exchange from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Preconference content available from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Trips, tours, and museum visits from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Concurrent sessions from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., featuring ed talks, creation labs, posters, playgrounds, and interactive sessions.

Monday, June 24: Conference Day 1

  • Content-related trips, tours, and museum visits throughout the day.
  • Concurrent sessions from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., offering a wide range of interactive learning experiences.
  • Expo hall is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., providing access to innovative products and services.

Tuesday, June 25: Conference Day 2

  • Expo hall open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Concurrent sessions from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., covering various topics in edtech.
  • Content-related trips, tours, and museum visits available throughout the day.

Wednesday, June 26: Conference Day 3

  • Content-related trips, tours, and museum visits offered from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Concurrent sessions from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., providing attendees with valuable insights and strategies.
  • Expo hall open from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Closing Mainstage from 2:45 p.m. to 4 p.m., marking the culmination of the event.

Throughout each day, attendees can expect a dynamic mix of ed talks, creation labs, posters, playgrounds, and interactive sessions, as well as opportunities to engage with exhibitors and industry partners. With its comprehensive scope and diverse offerings, ISTE Live ’24 promises to be a transformative experience for all participants, igniting innovation and fostering collaboration in the field of educational technology.

The Future of Education

At ISTE Live ’24, attendees can expect an immersive exploration of the latest advancements and emerging trends in educational technology. With a diverse range of sessions and presentations, the event will explore the future of education:

Artificial Intelligence (AI):

Artificial intelligence continues to revolutionize education by offering personalized learning experiences, adaptive assessments, and intelligent tutoring systems. Sessions at ISTE Live ’24 will explore how AI can enhance student engagement, optimize teaching strategies, and streamline administrative tasks. This show the ushering in a new era of educational innovation.

Project-Based Learning (PBL):

Project-based learning remains a cornerstone of modern education, fostering critical thinking, collaboration, and problem-solving skills. At ISTE Live ’24, educators will discover innovative approaches to designing and implementing PBL initiatives, empowering students to tackle real-world challenges and deepen their understanding of academic concepts.

Coding in Schools:

With the increasing demand for digital literacy and computer skills, coding has become a fundamental component of the modern curriculum. Sessions at ISTE Live ’24 will highlight the importance of coding in schools. It aims to provide educators with resources, strategies, and tools for integrating coding activities across subject areas, preparing students for success in the digital age.

Esports in Education:

Esports programs are gaining traction in schools worldwide, offering students opportunities to develop teamwork, leadership, and strategic thinking skills through competitive gaming. ISTE Live ’24 will feature discussions and workshops on the educational benefits of esports, exploring how schools can leverage this growing phenomenon to engage students and foster a sense of community.

Other Cutting-Edge Technologies:

Beyond AI, PBL, coding, and esports, ISTE Live ’24 will showcase a wide range of cutting-edge technologies transforming education. From augmented and virtual reality to robotics, drones, and wearable devices, educators will gain insights into how these tools can enhance teaching, learning, and student engagement in innovative ways.

Classter’s Attendance at ISTE Live ’24

We are thrilled to attend ISTE Live 2024. As a leading provider of educational management software, Classter is committed to leveraging technology to enhance teaching and learning experiences. Our participation in ISTE Live ’24 underscores our dedication to driving innovation and empowering educators through educational management solutions.

At Classter, we understand the challenges faced by educational institutions in managing administrative, operational, and academic processes efficiently. That’s why we have developed a modular solution that simplifies IT infrastructure and combines the functionality of different systems into one unified platform.

With an array of integrated modules covering everything from SIS and SMS to LMS and CRM, Classter offers adaptable solutions tailored to educational institutions. Whether you’re looking to streamline operations, engage students, or achieve academic excellence, Classter provides the tools and functionalities to help you succeed.

Join us at ISTE Live ’24 to learn more about how Classter can help your institution simplify administrative tasks, optimize operations, and enhance teaching and learning experiences. Together, let’s shape the future of education through technology.


What is ISTE Live ’24, and why is it significant?

ISTE Live ’24 is a premier edtech event hosted by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), offering transformative insights and innovative solutions for educators. It’s significant as it provides a platform for instutions to explore the latest advancements in educational technology and gain practical strategies to enhance teaching and learning experiences.

When and where will ISTE Live ’24 take place?

ISTE Live ’24 will be held from July 23rd to 26th in Denver, United States of America, with both in-person and online attendance options available.

Will Classter be attending ISTE Live ’24?

Yes, Classter will be attending ISTELIVE’24. As a leading provider of educational management software, Classter is committed to supporting educators in leveraging technology to enhance teaching and learning experiences.

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