Educational Technology Resources

The Internet provides a wide range of resources — especially for things technical. When searching the net, add the word “tutorial” or “introduction” to find introductory information.

 

Computers and the Internet have become integral parts of all our lives. Understanding how they work allows us to appreciate the tool for what it can (and sometimes cannot) do.

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Class Tech Tips: EdTech Favorites

Tech-Friendly Lesson Plan Inspiration & Resources for Every Classroom  learn more

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Digital Citizenship

Whether it is called digital citizenship, digital wellness or digital ethics the issues are the same; how should we act when we are online, and what should be taught to students. With the growth of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and 1:1 initiatives in schools there is a need to talk about responsible use of…  learn more

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Digital Driver's License

This ISTE article looks at the on-line Digital Driver's License (DDL) project. As more schools go 1:1 and embrace bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives, the need to teach students — and educators — about digital citizenship is intensifying. The DDL is a free and easy-to-navigate resource that schools or individuals can use to teach and measure digital…  learn more

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Fact Monster - Computers, Technology, & Internet

FactMonster provides a good, "easy read" overview of Computers and the Internet.  learn more

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FactCheck

Fact Check has received many awards as a neutral and non-profit group. Located within the Annenberg Center at the University of Pennsylvania, it assesses the accuracy of U.S. political news. Evaluating the Quality of Information FactCheck is another highly regarded fact checking website, mainly focused on U.S. politics. It is a project of the Annenberg…  learn more

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How Microprocessors Work

This HowStuffWorks page talks about the magic chip that changed everything.  learn more

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Kids in Tech

Kids in Tech strives to excite, educate, and empower children to acquire skills and confidence in technology through interactive after-school programs. Our programs focus on helping kids develop the necessary tech skills and aptitudes to participate in and be future leaders of the 21st-century innovation economy.  learn more

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Pew - Internet and Technology

Pew Research Center offers thoughtful reports, online presentations and latest findings about the impact of the Internet on American life.  learn more

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TeacherVision: Educational Technology Resources

Use our educational technology resources to enhance your lessons and engage your students. Introduce topics and ignite conversation with these fifteen-minute mini-lesson PowerPoint Slides. To incorporate technology into your classroom, browse these listings for the best videos, digital books, websites, and online games to combine both the subject matter and a lesson on computer skills!…  learn more