General Technology Information for Teachers

International Society for Technology in Education-ISTE provides legislative updates, links to the major conferences, information about books and courseware, connections to educator standards, a listing of Tech/Ed jobs, and more. AECT provides more listings of technology conferences and information for teachers using technology.

ITTE- Here is another organization providing support and resources for teachers using technology. A great component is the Education Leadership Toolkit that focuses information for innovative school leaders and school board members. This powerhouse of resources contains both technology and teaching materials,  from full units and lesson plans to downloadable forms.

Tammy's Technology Tips for Teachers- Teachers can find information about classroom management, electronic portfolios, online projects, tips for integrating computers and tips for using FileMaker Pro here.

Microsoft Classroom Teacher Network- Find lots of instructional resources here.

PBS Teacher Connex- Teachers and parents can find links to the Websites of commonly viewed educational programs for pre-schoolers here. It provides links to the sites, as well as detailed descriptions of the programs and time and channel.

Virtual High School - Teachers who are involved in this innovative program are developing lessons designed for the Internet. Check out how to establish a distance learning program at your school and learn more about this great program.

Access Excellence- Information is provided for educators of the 21st Century. This site contains upper level information, strongly associated with bio-tech.

CTAP Cal Tech Assist Project- Information regarding grants, legislation, news and state technology resources is found here.

CUE-Computer Using Educators- Conference registration and highlights, newsletter info, and links to professional organizations are found at this site.

Classroom Connect- Schools online, resources, conference info, products and other educational info is found at this premier organization's Website. Links  to education websites by topic, complete with good description can be used here!

Microsoft k12Education- It has tons of useful information for technology integration and staff development. Go to Site Index for all kinds of great information for teachers. 

Intel in Education Website- This great resource contains four areas including K-12, Higher Education, Grants and Scholarships and Using Technology in Education. Of particular interest will be the K-12 Education pages that include Resources and Tools, Events and Activities, and information about Student Work Programs.  In Resources and Tools you will find all of the information about The Journey Inside: The Computer, including the online newsletter, the newsletter archive, and other resources such as How a Microprocessor Works and I Can Do That -- a section featuring careers at Intel.  How Chips are Made explains the complex process of making a microprocessor.

Science and Math Initiatives- This site was originally designed to provide rural teachers with a resource for using the WWW. The Teachers Help Service is thirteen mentor teachers who will help find resources on the Internet such as projects, activities, lesson plans, etc. They are available to help plan a project, locate penpals, and provide ideas for using just one computer in a classroom for a project, etc. Here, teachers will also find funding sources, library resources, acceptable use plans, lessons and teaching guides.

EdTech Conference Planner- Choose a state, a date, and find the local and national educational technology conferences being held at that time and place.

California School Information Services- This organization is trying to provide student information throughout the state for easy transfer of student data across districts.