Especially for Teachers

Technology in Education

Professional Organizations for Teachers

Web Resources for Teaching with Technology

Lesson Plans and On-Line Projects

 

Technology in Education

International Society for Technology in Education
...The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is the largest teacher-based, nonprofit organization in the field of educational technology. Its mission is to help K-12 classroom teachers and administrators share effective methods for enhancing student learning through the use of new classroom technologies.

The Web and Educational Reform
...A review of current literature on educational reform identifies a number of important qualities of improved learning that schools should strive to achieve.

The Role of Computers in Reform
...Education Reform and Computers, The Connection...how does technology fit into the scheme of revolutionizing education?

Technology's Promise: Responding to the LA Times Technologies

Best Practices in Education
...Best Practices in Education is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to working with American teachers to find effective educational practices from other countries to adapt and apply in United States schools.

Teacher Testimony
...collection of anecdotes and success stories from teachers integrating technology in the curriculum

Computer Learning Foundation Home Page
...The Computer Learning Foundation is an international nonprofit educational foundation, dedicated to improving the quality of education and preparation of youth for the workplace through the use of technology.

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
...This award-winning site is a categorized list of sites on the Internet found to be useful for enhancing curriculum and teacher professional growth. It is updated daily.

Educational Hotlists
...The Franklin Institute's Educational Hotlists are organized lists of resources on the Internet that science educators, as well as science enthusiasts, may find useful. Resources are pre - screened for their educational appropriateness

Curricular Resources and Networking Projects
...links to educational resources maintained by the US Department of Education

K-12 World
...site offers hundreds of to quality educational sites and resources which may be useful to K-12 educators and students - links have been pre - selected by education professionals

BBN Educational Technologies
...news, information, resource links, projects

AT&T Learning Network Resources for Educators
...site offers online exclusive mentoring program, technical assistance and links to education sites and information.

AskEric
...AskERIC is a personalized Internet-based service providing education information to teachers, librarians, counselors, administrators, parents, and others throughout the United States and the world.

National Academy Press, Reading Room, Education
...offers links to many publications that are available online - one entry on the page that is very interesting is: Reinventing Schools: The Technology is Now!

 

Professional Organizations for Teachers

The Education Collaborative
...Wayland Public Schools is a partner district in this collaborative - also known as TEC

Academic Employment Network
...This is an employment for educators. Teacher can post resumes and schools can post job openings

Welcome to Council of Chief State School Officers
...The CCSSO is a nationwide, nonprofit organization composed of the public officials who head departments of elementary and secondary education in the states. Organization provides leadership on major education issues.

National Association of Elementary School Principals - Principal Online
...offers links to its many services online as well as links to education resources on the web

NASSP - Education Leaders in Middle & High Schools
...offers a directory of services, staff development area, links to web resources, and an electronic bulletin board

The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
...digital newsletter, guide to publications, conferences and workshops. The site provides links to other resources but also publishes many items of interest on their site - one example is the Educational Issues area provides information "from the field" about best practices

National School Boards Association
...meetings, publications, resources, and more

Welcome to The American Federation of Teachers Web Site
...news, press releases, calendar, web resources

International Society for Technology in Education
...The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is the largest teacher-based, nonprofit organization in the field of educational technology. Its mission is to help K-12 classroom teachers and administrators share effective methods for enhancing student learning through the use of new classroom technologies.

 

Web Resources for Teaching with Technology

Web66
...this site is a rich resource if you are building a web site - lots of "how to" information, links to other K-12 sites, and links to worthwhile educational resources on the web

The Global Schoolhouse
...contributor to the philosophy, design, culture and content of Internet-based learning, hosts many Internet projects and has really good hotlist of links

Public Libraries with Internet Services
...links to all Public Libraries with a World Wide Web presence

Classroom Connect
...a wealth of resources - classroom conferences, a resource station of online materials for educators, links to other education sites, a teacher contact area to link to other educators online

From Now On
...The Education Technology Journal - lots of timely articles

Instructor's Guide to Plagiarism on the Internet
...The purpose of this site is to help teachers or professors (or even parents) determine if a given piece of academic work has been obtained from the Internet.

Best Practices in Education
...Best Practices in Education is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to working with American teachers to find effective educational practices from other countries to adapt and apply in United States schools.

Link to Learn Professional Development
...Technology Tutorials online, workshop kits, links to professional development

Kindergarten Kafe
...preschool to Kindergarten newsletter, monthly project guides, lesson plan

International Society for Technology in Education
...The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is the largest teacher-based, nonprofit organization in the field of educational technology. Its mission is to help K-12 classroom teachers and administrators share effective methods for enhancing student learning through the use of new classroom technologies.

The 21st Century Teachers Network
...national network of teacher leaders, lots of resources on technology in education

Education Week on the Web
...online newspaper of American Education

Planet K-12 - Your Web, Your Way
...This site bills itself as an Internet Gateway for teachers - has lesson plans, research topics, reference materials, links, news, tutorials, more

Academy of Achievement Home Page
...this is an online museum and rather than a collection of artifacts, they bring the viewer people and ideas that have shaped the twentieth century

Evaluating Web Resources
...has evaluation checklists and a model for teaching critical evaluation skills for web resources

Education Place

...sponsored by Houghton Mifflin - lesson plans, support materials, showcase of work

Home Page for HyperStudio by Roger Wagner Publishing, Inc.
...Hyperstudio, the multimedia authoring tool and lots of help material, tutorials, and samples of work

Academic Info

     features education resources for current teachers (research tools, writing
     guides,journals, books etc) as well as study information for prospective teachers.

Lesson Plan Sites

Mr. Cassutto's Lesson Plan of the Day

Bat Thematic Unit

The Multicultural Heroes Project

Electronic Schoolhouse (ESH)

Global SchoolNet Foundation

Hilites

International E-Mail Classroom Connections (IECC) Projects

International Education and Resource Network

Internet Projects Registry

KIDLINK: Global Networking for Youth 10-15

MidLink

NASA Centers

Quest, The NASA K-12 Internet Initiative Page

SpaceLink

SeaWIFS Projects

Adventure Online

National Education SImulations Project Using Telecommunications

Consortium for School Networking