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.
Apple has announced a long awaited upgrade to Pages and Keynote, adding Numbers as well to the iWork suite.http://www.apple.com/iwork/pages/#overview
ArtThink is the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's curriculum site, which provides theme-based activities in visual arts, language arts, history and social studies. ArtThink includes a glossary, online lessons, special features, tools and games. http://sfmoma.org/artthink/default.asp
A wiki from Kirk Behnke: Learn (or contribute to) a brief overview and impact of how Web 2.0 tools - webcasts/podcasts, Blogs, Wikis, Social bookmarks, etc. – can be used in your classroom. These tools can expand your supplemental curriculum to meet the various learning and access needs of all your students. Covers Blogs, Wikis, Webcasts, Podcasts, Social Bookmarks and more. http://inclusive-webtools.wikispaces.com/
4Teachers.org... works to help you integrate technology into your classroom by offering online tools and resources. Locate and create ready-to-use web lessons, quizzes, rubrics and classroom calendars, and tools for student use. QuizStar RubiStar Arcademic Skill Builders PersuadeStar Classroom Architect Equity TrackStar Assign-A-Day ...
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 and concepts. Download a pdf of the new standards -- NETS for short -- from ISTE
The Pencil Metaphor by Linda McKeown (ISTE Educator in 2006) explains clearly and humorously how different people take on new technology integration strategies.
Thinkfinity.org, formerly Marco Polo, is home to an amazing consortium of web resources for education: ArtsEdge - for arts integration, from the Kennedy Center EconEdLink - economics EdSiteMent - humanities, from the National Endowment for Humanities Illuminations - math, from NCTM Read-Write-Think - literacy from NCTE Science NetLinks - science XPeditions - geography, from National Geographic Smithsonian Museum of American History These sites offer excellent reference information, as...
Technology, Reading and Learning Diversity is an excellent, focused conference hosted in San Francisco, CA, Jan. 24-26, 2008. If you would like to attend and be a presenter, the call for speakers has been extended to June 15, 2006. I've presented at TRLD since 1995. Contact me if you'd like to learn more about the conference. http://www.trld.com/callpapersprop.htm
I keep a pretty active list of tags on del.icio.us, and this gives an updated list of all my photography links. Most are education related. My Photography Links