CASL: CONNECTICUT ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL LIBRARIANS
CASL, the Connecticut Association of School Librarians, is the professional association of Connecticut school library media specialists.
WebJunction is a service of the Connecticut State Library, Division of Library Development (DLD). Through this web site events, online courses, and support are offered.
CECA: CONNECTICUT EDUCATORS COMPUTER ASSOCIATION
CECA is a nonprofit organization composed of educators and business leaders who believe in the integration of technology.
CEN: CONNECTICUT EDUCATION NETWORK
CONNECTICUT EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND LITERACY BLOG
CREC: TECHNOLOGY SERVICES
The Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) provides educators with the resources they need to provide students with engaging, quality education through the innovative use of technology.
ADVENTURE LEARNING FOUNDATION
This site takes students and teachers on real and virtual expeditions around the world. Through a collection of original pictures and journal excerpts, visitors can accompany travelers exploring the natural environment, culture, and peoples of different continents. Past expeditions include Alaska and Yukon, Baja California, American Southwest, and Southern Africa. Each expedition is accompanied by a mixture of information, links, and classroom activities.
actDEN: Software Tutorials
This site from the Digital Education Network in conjunction with Microsoft offers free tutorials for Powerpoint, Office 2000, FrontPage, Outlook Express and Internet Explorer.
American Memory Learning Page
Lesson plans and activities from the Library of Congress using their collections of primary documents.
AASL: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL LIBRARIANS
The mission of the American Association of School Librarians is to advocate excellence, facilitate change, and develop leaders in the school library media field.
BIE: BUCK INSTITUTE FOR EDCUATION: PROJECT BASED LEARNING
BIE is dedicated to 21st century skills offering lesson plans, webinars, videos and other resources for teacher.
CITEd Center for Implementing Technology in Education
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the focus of the web site and its resources is for students with disabilities, assistive technology, and a flexible approach to technology integration.
This is the resource that will help you locate some of the most interesting and useful information that is available to K-12 educators on-line. Requires registration; free trial available.
CYBERSMART LESSON PLANS
CyberSmart is a free, standards aligned curriculum for teachers to introduce safe, responsible and effective computer and internet use in the classroom. The lessons and activities provide links to web sites as well as off-line activities that complement the sites. Each lesson is tied to National Educational Technology Standards. The presentation is simple and uncluttered--just what you want when you are trying something new!
DAVID WARLICK: WEB 2.0
David Warlick, a 30 year educator, has been a classroom teacher, district administrator, and staff consultant with the North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction. For the past ten years, Mr. Warlick has operated The Landmark Project, a consulting, and innovations firm in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Government web site that promotes digital literacy for all citizens. See link to Educator Tools.
Doug Johnson, Director of Media and Technology in the Mankato Schools, writes and speaks about the integration of technology and information skills into learning. This site links to many of his articles, books, and his blog "Blue Skunk."
EDUCATION EYE:MAPPING INNOVATIONS
Searching for the latest information on educational trends or brainstorming emerging ideas in education or technology?
try this powerful visual search engine.
EDUCATORS PERSONAL LEARNING NETWORK
Social network or "ning" for teachers that supports using educational technology
Collects together web sites and resources for classroom teachers.
Create and share video lessons.
ALTEC, Advanced Learning Technologies in Education Consortia, sponsors this web site committed to the power of technology in education. Nicely organized web site offers many support tools for teachers.
FROM NOW ON
Published by educator Jamie McKenzie, this site is full of insightful documents and links relating to teaching and learning in the information age. See the article, "We Weave the Web" reproduced from Educational Leadership.
GLOBAL SCHOOLNET FOUNDATION
Important site out of California for educational networking and instructional applications of telecommunications.
International Society for Technology In Education is a large portal of information on standards based technology education "... dedicated to providing leadership and service to improve teaching and learning by advancing the effective use of technology in K–12 education and teacher education."
CARET A project of International Society for Technology In Education.
HARNESSING THE POWER OF THE WEB: A TUTORIAL
Over 250,000 copies of GSN's web tutorial CD have been distributed to teachers and students during NetDay and educational workshops.
Supports world wide Internet projects directed towards "helping children understand themselves, identify and define goals for life, and collaborate with peers around the globe, individually or through school." Global Classroom is an effort by one school in implement the telecommunication goals inspired by Kidlink.
The centerpiece of this site is a series of Web tutorials that are available at five levels of expertise. In addition to the tutorials, there are actual lessons and units that integrate the skills highlighted in the tutorials, so you can see first-hand what can be accomplished using various technologies.
MIT WORLD: TECHNOLOGY DO KIDS NEED MORE OR LESS?
Forty minute panel discussion about where technology is working and where it is not; best practices.
National Archives: Education Page
Ready made activities using the vast resources of our National Archives.
MICROSOFT in EDUCATION WEBCASTS
Teacher support, popular webcasts, podcasts, requires free registration.
MICROSOFT TEACHER RESOURCES
Covers all Office products, tutorials, tip sheets.
A large and well organized list of sites that provides useful reference for students and faculty.
TECH GOES HOME
Tutorials compiled by the City of Boston to enhance use of broadband.
Thinkfinity is built upon the foundation’s flagship education program formerly known as Verizon MarcoPolo, and the foundation’s comprehensive online resource for literacy, the Thinkfinity Literacy Network. This web site links together major online web sites for teaching and learning in one place; partners include: Read Write Think, National Geographic Expeditions, EdSitement, Illuminations (math), Science Net Links, Smithsonian National Museum of America History and more. Search all of these web sites from Thinkfinity for lesson plans and other resources.
An Internet learning contest in which over $1 million was awarded to students and teachers in an awards ceremony taking place in Washington in November.
Teacher Skill Assessment
Doug Johnson: Code 77 Rubrics
These rubrics are part of the The Indispensable Teacher’s Guide to Computer Skills, 2nd edition, Linworth Publishing.
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