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Curriculum Integration of Educational
Technology

A Select Guide to Research

Reference Shelf for Ed Tech | Reference Shelf General | Alabama Schools on the Web | Curriculum/Lesson Planning | ERIC Clearinghouses | Impact of Technology | Journals Held by SHC | Lessons and Student Projects | Newsletters, Journals | Technology Planning, Objectives, Assessment | Reviewing Ed Tech Resources | Standards Organizations | U.S. Schools on the WWW Web Searching (Advanced) | Web Terminology | Evaluating WWW Sites and WWW Information


Reference Shelf

Educational Technology Reference


Educational Technology Links
http://www.ed.gov/free/s-edtech.html

The Impact of Technology : Surveys, Bibliographies, Literature Reviews, Articles, Case-Studies
http://www.mcrel.org/resources/technology/impact.asp

Technology and Teacher Education : Surveys, Bibliographies, Literature Reviews, Articles, Case-Studies
http://www.mcrel.org/resources/technology/prodev.asp

Gateway to Educational Technology Materials
http://www.thegateway.org/index1/SubjectIndex.html#educational technology

        The Gateway to Educational Materials Project is sponsored by The U.S. Department of Education's
        National Library of Education, and is a special project of the ERIC Clearinghouse on Information &
        Technology.


Early Childhood and Technology Resource Guide http://ericir.syr.edu/Virtual/InfoGuides/Alphabetical_List_of_InfoGuides/Early_Childhood_&_Technology-5.96.html

Third International Mathematics and Science Study : Reports and Data Products
http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/getpubcats.idc?sid=073

General Reference

Search AskERIC database - 1966-present
http://ericir.syr.edu/

ERIC Publication Type Codes

Search All Department of Education Affiliated Sites
http://search.ed.gov/csi/

Eric Digests
http://www.ed.gov/databases/ERIC_Digests/index/index.html

Question Archive
http://ericir.syr.edu/Virtual/Qa/archives/

        Internet, ERIC, and traditional print resources dealing with specific educational topics.

Education Virtual Library
http://www.csu.edu.au/education/library.html

Encyclopedia Smithsonian
http://www.si.edu/resource/faq/start.htm

American Library Association. 700 Amazing, Spectacular, Mysterious, Wonderful Web Sites for Kids
http://www.ala.org/parentspage/greatsites/

WWW Sites Sponsored by ERIC/EECE
http://ericeece.org/eeceweb.html

Internet Public Library Reference Desk
http://www.ipl.org/ref/


Technology Planning, Objectives, Assessment, Grants, etc.

National Center for Technology Planning
http://www.nctp.com/

Technology Innovation Challenge Grant Program
http://www.ed.gov/Technology/challenge/grants1.html

Louisiana Challenge Technology Grant : Integration of Technology and Learning
http://www.challenge.state.la.us/index.html

Strategic Planning and Evaluation Guide : State of Louisiana Schools
http://www.challenge.state.la.us/eval/SPEG/index.html#GOAL1

Hardware/Software Inventory : Louisiana Challenge Technology Grant
http://www.challenge.state.la.us/eval/forms/sw-inventory.html

State of Michigan Five-Year Technology Plan
http://www.mde.state.mi.us/techplan/

Retrofit for Technology : Philosophical Principles and Educational Goals
http://www.scms.osceola.k12.fl.us/docs/projects/retrofit/Exec_summary.html


Technology Integration in the Classroom and the Impact of Technology

Computers in the Classroom. Online Course from Arizona State University Department of Education
http://seamonkey.ed.asu.edu/emc300/index.html 

EdWeb: Exploring Technology and School Reform
http://metalab.unc.edu/edweb/resource.cntnts.html

        "An intelligent, detailed, informed and practical guide, both to education related issues
        concerning the Internet, and to educational resources on the World Wide Web...."

                                                                                                                 Harvard Educational Review

Integrating Technology in the Classroom
http://www.siec.k12.in.us/~west/slides/integrate/index.html

Making Technology Happen : Best Practices and Policies from Exemplary K-12 Schools
http://www.southern.org/makingte.htm

Resources for Designing Library Electronic Classrooms
http://wings.buffalo.edu/publications/mcjrnl/v6n1/class.html

Using Technology to Support Education Reform
http://www.ed.gov/pubs/EdReformStudies/TechReforms/

        Educational technologies are not single technologies but complex combinations of hardware and
        software. These technologies may employ some combination of audio channels, computer code, data
        graphics, video, or text. This excellent article reviews the history and current status of educational
        technologies, and highlights differences in the instructional purposes of various technology
        applications.


The Well-Connected Educator: Publishing Center and Teachers’ Forum
http://www.gsh.org/wce

        An online publishing center and forum for the K-12 community to read, write, and talk about
        educational technology.


Doctoral Research in Educational Technology: A Directory of Dissertations, 1977-1998
http://www.edtech.univnorthco.edu/DISSWWW/DISSDIR.HTM  


Software-Technology Reviewing

Audio-Visual Product Review Database from MC Journal
http://wings.buffalo.edu/publications/mcjrnl/database/cgi/parse.cgi

        A forum for practical and scholarly information on topics and issues concerning academic media.
        The scope of the journal encompasses technologies that include audiovisuals as the primary, but not
        necessarily the exclusive modes of communication. The focus eliminates any media or imaging technology
        where print is the primary mode of communication. Such formats include microforms, electronic mail, and
        desk-top publishing.


Software Evaluation Form
http://seamonkey.ed.asu.edu/emc300/software/evalform.html

        A very basic evaluation form that can be modified for many software types and target audiences.


World Wide Web Terminology

PC Webopedia
http://www.pcwebopedia.com/

        An online encyclopedia and search engine dedicated to computer technology and terminology

WhatIs
http://www.whatis.com/

        Watis® is a knowledge exploration tool about information technology, especially about the Internet
        and computers. It contains over 2,000 individual encyclopedic definition/topics.


What Is the Internet?
http://whatis.techtarget.com/definitionsCategory/0,289915,sid9_tax1664,00.html


Standards/Organizations

American National Standards Institute
http://web.ansi.org/default_js.htm

        ANSI-accredited developers are committed to supporting the development of national and,
        in many cases international standards, addressing the critical trends of technological innovation.


Institute for Learning Technologies: Columbia University
http://www.ilt.columbia.edu/

Office of Educational Research and Improvement
http://oeri.ed.gov/Technology/ 


U.S. Schools on the WWW

Technology Innovation Challenge Grant Projects Home Pages of U.S. Schools and School Districts
http://www.ed.gov/Technology/challenge/grants1.html

        Local communities meet the educational needs of their students through the development of new
        applications and creative ways to use technology for learning. This program challenges local
        communities to form partnerships of schools districts, colleges, universities and private businesses
        to accomplish their goals.


St. Cloud Middle School, Osceola, Florida
http://www.scms.osceola.k12.fl.us/

Loogootee Elementary, Loogootee, Indiana
http://www.siec.k12.in.us/~west/index.html


Alabama Schools and School Systems on the WWW

Dothan City Schools Home Page
http://www.dothan.k12.al.us/

Dothan City Schools : Educational Links for Students and Parents
http://www.dothan.k12.al.us/links/index.htm

Homewood High School
http://199.88.16.12/

Homewood Middle School
http://199.88.16.12/middleschool/

Mountain Brook City Schools
http://www.mtnbrook.k12.al.us

Mountain Brook City Schools: Technology Integration
http://www.mtnbrook.k12.al.us/tech/tech.htm

Mountain Brook City Schools: Technology Integration Kindergarten
http://www.mtnbrook.k12.al.us/tech/kind.htm

Mountain Brook City Schools : K-6 Technology Academy
http://www.mtnbrook.k12.al.us/academy/  


Curriculum/Lesson Plans

AskERIC Virtual Lesson Plans. Table of Contents
http://ericir.syr.edu/Virtual/Lessons/ 

American Memory Project: Lesson Ideas Using Primary Sources
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/lesson.html

Digital Curriculum Lab (National Archives)
http://www.nara.gov/education/ 

The Digital Classroom: Primary Sources, Activities and Training for Teachers and Students
http://merrimack.nara.gov/education/ 

    Excellent learning activities for students using primary sources from the National Archives.

The National Center for Educational Statistics Children's Classroom
http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/  

    Games and activities

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Digital Curriculum Lab
http://www.enc.org/curr_intbas.html

Gateway to Educational Materials
http://www.thegateway.org/index1/SubjectIndex.html#educational technology

AskERIC. Science Lesson Plans
http://ericir.syr.edu/Virtual/Lessons/Science/index.html

ENC Focus: "Using Children's Literature in Mathematics and Science Education : Resource List"
http://www.enc.org/classroom/focus/childlit/nf_index.htm

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science. Lesson Plans and Activities
http://www.enc.org/classroom/lessons/nf_index.htm

Library of Learning Sites on the WWW
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/

        A searchable database of Internet learning sites categorized by subject area, audience,
        and type (lessons, activities, projects, resources, references, & tools).


Sample Lessons and Student Projects

Global Hydrology and Climate Center
http://www.ghee.msfc.nasa.gov/ghee_education.html

        A joint venture of NASA (Huntsville) scientists and teachers to understand environmental
        and climate issues.


Interactive Mathematics Online
http://tqd.advanced.org/2647/index.html

Middle School "cool stuff" about energy and biology
http://www.sandia.gov/ESTEEM/MiddleSchool.html

Multicultural Pavilion: An Interactive Educational Internet Project
http://curry.edschool.Virginia.EDU/go/multicultural/

PBS Teaching with Technology
http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/teachtech.htm

Rocket Trajectory Simulation
http://pandora.hhs.homewood.k12.al.us/~ateam/

SCORE History-Social Sciences Resources
http://www.edserv.sjcoe.k12.ca.us/SCORE/index.html


ERIC Clearinghouses

ERIC Document Reproduction Service (EDRS)
http://www.edrs.com/

ERIC Clearinghouse on Information Technology
http://ericir.syr.edu/ithome/

ERIC Clearinghouse on Teaching and Teacher Education
http://www.ericsp.org/

ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation
http://ericae.net/

ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education
http://ericeece.org/

ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education: Publications
http://ericeece.org/pubs/books.html

ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication
http://www.indiana.edu/~eric_rec/

ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools
http://www.ael.org/eric/

ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education
http://www.ericse.org/

ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education: Mathematics Resources
http://www.ericse.org/mathindex.html

ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education
http://www.indiana.edu/~ssdc/eric_chess.htm

ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education
http://eric-web.tc.columbia.edu/


Electronic Newsletters, Journals, etc.

Educational Technology Journals
http://ericir.syr.edu/ithome/edutech.htm#two

        A list of journals frequently read by educational technology professionals.

International Society for Technology in Education
http://www.iste.org/

        The largest teacher-based, nonprofit organization in the field of educational technology. Its mission is to
        help K-12 classroom teachers and administrators share effective methods for enhancing student learning
        through the use of new classroom technologies.


Journal of Research on Computing in Education. International Society for Technology in Education
http://www.iste.org/Publications/Journals/JRCE/index.html

Learning & Leading With Technology. International Society for Technology in Education
http://www.iste.org/L&L/index.html

Association for Educational Communications and Technology

Journal of Academic Media Librarianship
http://wings.buffalo.edu/publications/mcjrnl/

Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks
http://www.aln.org/alnweb/journal/jaln.htm

Cause/Effect.
http://www.educause.edu/pub/ce/cause-effect.html

        A practitioner's journal for managers and users of information resources--information, technology, and services

Office of Educational Research and Improvement - Bulletin
http://oeri.ed.gov/newsletters.html#oeri

Early Childhood Digest
http://oeri.ed.gov/newsletters.html#ecdigest

Early Childhood Update
http://oeri.ed.gov/newsletters.html#early

Improving Schools
http://oeri.ed.gov/newsletters.html#iasa


Technology Journals Held by SHC

Educational Technology. Saddle Brook, N.J. : Educational News Service.
1984-1993

        Subject: Audio-visual materials—Periodicals
        Subject: Teaching--Aids and devices—Periodicals

Electronic Learning. New York, NY : Scholastic Inc. 1988-Present

        Subject: Computer-assisted instruction--Periodicals

TechTrends : For Leaders in Education & Training.
Washington, D.C. :
Association for Educational Communications & Technology.
1985-Present

        Subject: Computer-assisted instruction--Periodicals
Washington, D.C. :
Association for Educational Communications & Technology.
1985-Present

        Subject: Computer-assisted instruction--Periodicals

Technology and Culture
. Chicago , Ill. : University of Chicago Press.
1981-present

        Subject: Technology and civilization.

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