Teaching Strategies and Lessons Integrating Technology into the Curriculum
4Teachers.org works to help you integrate technology into your classroom by offering online tools and resources. This site helps teachers locate online resources such as ready-to-use Web lessons, quizzes, rubrics and classroom calendars. There are also tools for student use. Discover valuable professional development resources addressing issues such as equity, ELL, technology planning, and at-risk or special-needs students.
Technology Integration Made Easy
Education World offers 20 easy and painless ways to integrate technology into your daily routine.
Transforming Teaching Through Technology
Jordan School District has posted a site rich in resources for teachers who want to know more about how to use technology to enhance teaching and learning.
21st Century Engaged Classroom
Also from the Jordan School District, the Engaged Classroom challenges schools and teachers to identify 21st Century skills and knowledge needed by their students to be successful in school, work, and life and integrate them into their curriculum. This program provides the necessary technology tools and training for teachers to use these tools effectively in their classroom.
Cool Tools for Schools
This is a Wiki in which Web 2.0 tools are listed and their use described. A great place to start your search for tech tools.
International Society for Technology in Education
ISTE is a membership association for educators and education leaders engaged in improving teaching and learning by advancing the effective use of technology in PK-12 and higher education.
Pacific Bell's Filamentality offers a fill-in-the-blank interactive Web site guides you through the process of picking a topic, searching the Web, gathering good Internet sites, and turning Web resources into interactive learning activities.Beyond the Son of Filamentality Guides you through the process of developing your own Web Activity page.
Seeing Reason: Mindful Mapping of Cause and Effect
Sponsored by Intel, Seeing Reason includes an interactive mapping tool that "helps students map relationships and construct models of their understanding." Teachers who register on the site may set up password protected projects and student accounts.
- PBS Activity Packs
Each activity pack focuses on a curricular theme from the arts (including art history and music), health and fitness (including sports, medicine, and community health), reading and language arts (including American authors, poetry and Shakespeare), science and technology (including oceans, technology & ethics, forensic science and earth day), and social studies (including global populations, citizenship, the presidency, and democracy around the world).
Tracks make it possible for you to direct students to particular Web sites and to let then know what it is you want them to see or do once they arrive at the site. Fill in the blanks to build your own Track or search a large database of Tracks created by others. You can build your own quiz or use the 'WebWizard to help you Build a Web Page for your Track.
The WebQuest Page
A WebQuest is an inquiry-oriented activity in which most or all of the information used by learners is drawn from the Web. WebQuests are designed to use learners'time well, to focus on using information rather than looking for it, and to support learners' thinking at the levels of analysis, synthesis and evaluation. The model was developed in early 1995 at San Diego State University
by Bernie Dodge with Tom March
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Updated: 15 October 2009