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* How can I integrate technology more effectively into my classroom?
* Technology in Early Childhood Education: Finding the Balance
"This booklet reviews the important considerations for technology use in early childhood education." Includes research findings and examples of successful programs.
* Connecting Student Learning & Technology
This guide provides suggestions for using technology (i.e., computers and anything that attaches to computers) as instructional tools in environments that support learning.
* MarcoPolo Internet Content for the Classroom
The MarcoPolo program provides no-cost, standards-based Internet content for the K-12 teacher and classroom. Online resources include reviewed links to top sites in many disciplines, professionally developed lesson plans, and classroom activities. Sites include materials to help with daily classroom planning, brief and xtended lesson plans, reviewed and expert-approved links to related high-quality sites, and powerful search engines. MarcoPolo also includes the "Internet Content for the Classroom" Teacher Training Kit train-the-trainer guide for use by school- and district-level technology coordinators.
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* Integrating Technology in the Classroom
Articles and resources from the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education.
* 170 Ideas and Resources for Teachers: Integrating Technology into Planning and Curriculum
"The following collection of activities and Web sites is intended to take some of the mystery out of technology and show how technology is interesting, diverse, fun, and absolutely relevant to our lives."
* Myths and Realities about Technology in K-12 Schools
By Glenn M. Kleiman, Ph.D., from The Center for Online Professional Education (COPE) at Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
* Education with New Technologies: Networked Learning Community
"This networked community is designed to help educators develop powerful learning experiences for students through the effective integration of new technologies."
* The Digital Camera in Education
"Our focus with this site is to provide information on the portable handheld digital still camera and how it can be used to assist in the educational process."
* Teaching and Learning on the Web
Maricopa Center for Learning & Instruction
This searchable collection includes sites that range from courses delivered entirely via the web to courses that offer specific activities related to a class assignment or perhaps courses that offer class support materials via the web.
* Teach-nology Tutorials
Includes tutorials for teachers interested in using technology in the classroom. Topics include power point, creating and using web sites, and web quests.
* Reinventing Schools: The Technology Is Now
This online book discusses the many aspects of using technology in learning environments.
The mission of TECH CORPS is to recruit, place, and support volunteers from the technology community who advise and assist schools in the introduction and integration of new technologies into the educational system. Volunteers provide assistance with local planning, technical support and advice, staff training, mentoring, and classroom interactions.
* Regional Technology in Education Consortia
Consists of six regional centers which help states, local educational agencies, teachers, school library and media personnel, administrators, and other education entities successfully integrate technologies into kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) classrooms, library media centers, and other educational settings, including adult literacy centers.
* Institute for Learning Technologies
The Institute for Learning Technologies at Teachers College, Columbia University, works to advance the role of computers and other information technologies in education and society.
* Generation www.Y
A school reform model for developing tech-savvy students who work collaboratively with partner teachers to create curriculum based, technology infused projects and lesson plans. Generation www.Y is a U.S. Department of Education Technology Innovation Challenge Grant.
Affiliated with the Technology & Learning magazine, this site aims to provide educators with current information about educational technology. Article contributions are welcome.
* Electronic School Magazine
This is the free online version of a quarterly print magazine for educators who strive to enhance student learning through the judicious and appropriate use of technology.
The Internet's largest forum on the use of the World Wide Web in education.
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* Apple Classroom Chatboard at Teachers.net
"Here is the place to post questions, comments, and inquiries about how teachers are using Macintosh computers in the classroom."
* ERIC Digest - Successfully Integrating Technology (1998)
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