Technology Sites for Educators

Dr. H. Jurgen Combs

  • Acceptable Use Policies - this linked page provides some up-to-date links to various sites around the nation providing information about AUP. There are discussions of legal issues, as well as numerous samples of various policies.
  • Amazing Picture Machine - This searchable index of Internet graphics will help you find images for your lessons.
  • AOL@School - Launched to the general public May 2000, AOL@School is targeted for teachers that want to integrate the Interent into their classroom; but don't have the time to find ways to do it.
 
  • Atomz.Com - Atomz.com is a hosted software application provider helping corporations, small businesses, and individual Web developers build better Web sites. We understand the issues and daily challenges of Web development and are committed to providing the best products and services to make it easier for you. With Atomz.com Search you can quickly and easily add a powerful search engine to any Web site. This service is FREE for sites with less than 500 pages.
  • Computer and Electronics Dictionary - This site offers an award winning Glossary site containing several thousand computer, electronics and telephony terms. We are a FAMILY oriented site and can assure you there is no religious connotation, adult content, racism, or advertising in the glossary.
  • Computer User Educators - CUE is a professional organization whose mission is "to empower the educational community by providing leadership, promoting educational reform, and supporting technology-based innovation through our services, activities, programs, and advocacy." Use the CUE Web site to read their newsletter, find out about their conferences, and join the organization.
  • 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 offline activities that complement the sites. Each lesson is tied to National Educational Technology Standards.
  • E-Learning Guru -  this site  offers the e-learning community practical information in a plain-language format. You can see from the tabs above that this site is jam packed with "how to" articles, templates and calculators in the tool box, dozens of white papers, time saving book summaries and links to the best sites on the net.
  • Free Technology for Teachers - a variety of free material and suggestions for teachers interested in using technology

  • Internet Derby - These free, comic adventures are packed with puzzles you can solve by digging up info from hidden corners of the Internet. You'll hone your Internet research skills while investigating cool stuff like our solar system, wild inventions, music from other cultures and much more! See you on the high score lists!
  • Internet Hotel Lobby This site offers a variety of options for visitors, from articles about computers to being able to download programs; the site offers "Welcome to the luxurious resort known as the Internet Hotel. As our guest, we seek to make you feel as welcome and comfortable as possible. To make your stay more enjoyable, we are always coming up with new activities."
  • How To Use Internet in the Classroom
  • Internet Information for Parents 
  • Internet Trends - some good sites to track trends on the internet - videos, twitter, searches, photos, news, feed subscriptions, e-mail - track all of these trends.
  • KnowtheNet - According to the site, "The aim of the website is to provide an independent, authoritative place where anyone who has concerns or questions about the internet can find reliable and impartial information on a range of topics and issues.  Knowthenet provides advice and guidance to all internet users and Knowthenet promotes internet use, and help stimulate the overall use of the internet
  • Learn the Net - a good tool for "newbies" to learn about the web
  • Literacy Web (University of Connecticut) - The Literacy Web is designed to promote the use of the Internet as a tool to assist classroom teachers in their search for best practices in literacy instruction, including the new literacies of Internet technologies.
  • Milken Exchange on education technology -  an excellent source of information for educators interested in educational technology policy and research
  • National Center to Improve Practice in SPED through Technology There is a library of information related to all areas of special education, as well as links to other sites.
  • The NODE: Learning Technologies Network -  Supported by a consortium of Ontario higher education institutions, this site facilitates information and resource-sharing, collaboration, and research in the field of learning technologies for postsecondary education and training.
  • The Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies "is an online, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to research, study, teach, support, and create diverse and dynamic elements of cyberculture. Collaborative in nature, RCCS seeks to establish and support ongoing conversations about the emerging field, to foster a community of students, scholars, teachers, explorers, and builders of cyberculture, and to showcase various models, works-in-progress, and on-line projects."
  • School To Work Internet Gateway
  • TC World - reports that it is "An On-line Resource for Technology Coordinators."
  • The Technology Source  -  The University of North Carolina publishes this bimonthly periodical as a resource for educators working to integrate information technology tools into teaching and managing educational organizations. Articles cover topics in the areas of assessment, virtual universities, case studies, and faculty and staff development.
  • Technology Assessment Resources - various links to sites that help you assess technology planning, etc.

  • Educational Technology according to the authors of this site, it is maintained by TECFA. We finally got the resources for maintaining these pages . We will transfer information into some more suitable format very soon, meanwhile NEW ENTRIES are HERE . At same time we are building up a Swiss educational research server (running under the same http server). In the last few month we did receive many pointers from all around the world. They will appear in our new pages. Sorry for the waiting, but lately we just couldn't handle it anymore with our meager resources.
  • National Center for Technology Planning
  • Technology & School
  • Technology with Intention - profiling educators who successfully use technology; also offers some interesting suggestions toward the bottom of the home page.
  • Technology sites - a series of pages created by my students
  • ReformWebteacher - Welcome to webTeacher, a self-paced Internet Tutorial that puts both basic and in-depth information about the World Wide Web at your fingertips - just a mouse click away! E-mail, video conferencing, chat rooms, Web page design, Internet safety, curriculum searches - you choose the topic you want to explore, you choose your own pace, you choose the depth of knowledge you desire, and webTeacher guides you through the information. Then, because webTeacher is an interactive guide, you get to put your new knowledge to work immediately through the online exercises and activities.
  • WebMuseum
  • World Wide Web 4 Teachers - sponsored by South Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium , this site is aimed at teachers of technology or those interested in technology. Several links are provided; a pretty decent site.

 

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last updated on 25 June 2014
H. Jurgen Combs