The 4Kids.org website provides weekly articles and links demonstrating how online learning can be a safe, fun and adventurous activity.
The National Center on Accessible Information Technology in Education serves to increase access to electronic and information technology for students and employees with disabilities everywhere information technology is used in education.
The Center for Applied Research in Education Technology is a project of the International Society for Technology in Education in collaboration with Education Support Systems and the Sacramento County Office of Education.
The Center for Implementing Technology in Education provides information on evidence-based practices for intergrating technology to enhance student academic achievement. The Center is funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs.
Digital Promise created through Section 802 of the federal Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, is a nonprofit corporation known as the National Center for Research in Advanced Information and Digital Technologies (Digital Promise). According to the statute, Digital Promise's purpose is "to support a comprehensive research and development program to harness the increasing capacity of advanced information and digital technologies to improve all levels of learning and education, formal and informal, in order to provide Americans with the knowledge and skills needed to compete in the global economy."
The Encyclopedia of Educational Technology (EET) is a collection of short multimedia articles on a variety of topics related to the fields of instructional design and education and training.
This link is to the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA)guide on the use of open education resources (OER)in K-12 schools and colleges. As noted in the SIIA press release about it, "This Guide provides a framework for understanding open educational resources (OER), and it examines development and implementation costs, current business models, government and philanthropy’s role, and other considerations around the use of OER."
INTIME enables educators to watch online video vignettes of PreK-12 teachers from various grades and subjects integrate technology into their classrooms using numerous teaching strategies.
This Intel website offers educators tools on applying technology with education.
The International Society for Technology in Education is a worldwide professional organization with a membership of leaders and potential leaders in educational technology.
The International Technology and Engineering Educators Association is the largest professional educational association, principal voice, and information clearinghouse devoted to enhancing technology education through experiences in our schools (K-12).
This website helps teachers use technology effectively in the classroom.
This link to the Learning First Alliance website reports the survey results of parent perceptions on using mobile devices in schools. The report Living and Learning with Mobile Devices project was undertaken by the Learning First Alliance with the assistance of Grunwald Associates and funded by AT&T. A summary of the survey results are provided along with a link to the complete report.
In this Brookings Institute paper, author Darrell West explores how mobile devices with cellular connectivity improve learning and engage students and teachers.
This link is to the website of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Vocational and Adult Education.
This SETDA website provides numerous resources to assist states and districts in implementing online assessments.
This website offers information on the schools interoperability framework initiative for software applications.
The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) is the principal association representing the state directors for educational technology. SETDA's goal is to improve student achievement through technology.
Meet the Davis brothers, and how they and other students use technology, and the challenges schools face in leveraging the devices students have at home.