The Constructivist Consortium

The Constructivist Consortium was established in 2007 by leading educational technology publishers committed to student empowerment, creative applications of computers and the availability of high-quality open-ended materials. This consortium seeks to differentiate member companies and their products from the rest of a cluttered industry.

ISTE Unveils New National Educational-Technology Standards

By Chris O’Neal The International Society for Technology in Education has unveiled the report “National Educational Technology Standards for Students: The Next Generation,” which covers six key areas: creativity and innovation; communication and collaboration; research and information fluency; critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making; digital citizenship; and technology operations …

The Access Center

Resources for enhancing access to the general education curriculum for students with disabilities. Language Art • Math • Science • Teaching & Learning • Universal Design http://www.k8accesscenter.org/index.php

The Pencil Metaphor

The Pencil Metaphor by Linda McKeown (ISTE Educator in 2006) explains clearly and humorously how different people take on new technology integration strategies.

Teaching Digital Photography, from YouthLearn

YouthLearn’s fabulous site offers several tutorials on exploring and using digital photography, graphics and other visual or multimedia arts with kids.  Beginning with this tutorial on teaching digital photography and moving onto other topics, you’ll benefit from their wisdom, whether you’re just getting started or have been using photography with …