The Amazing Picture Machine
The Amazing Picture Machine Web site is designed to help educators find pictures, diagrams, and maps that are available on the Internet. This site include sample lesson plans that demonstrate some of the ways in which pictures and graphic resources can be used in the classroom.
These are short articles on how technology interacts with the classroom. Topics include computer viruses, foreign language translation, and the one computer classroom.
The enGauge Web site has sections on technology resources and technology success stories:
Learning With Technology Profile Tool
The Learning With Technology Profile Tool helps teachers and technology planning teams consider how they use technology to achieve engaged learning. The Learning With Technology Profile Tool is available as a free downloadable computer program and as a World Wide Web page.
Lesson Planner Site
Design your lessons using the NCRTEC Lesson Planner. You bring the content, and the Planner guides you step-by-step in creating meaningful and comprehensive lesson plans that are aligned with standards, and address assessment, content, teaching strategies, and use of technology.
NCREL's Learning Point Magazine
Find back issues of NCREL's Learning Point Magazine as Web pages and as Acrobat files. Topics range from technology to using data to make decisions in education.
Pathways to School Improvement Web Site Articles on Assessment,
Instruction, and Using Technology
Scoring Guide for Student Products
The Scoring Guide for Student Products was created to evaluate the content knowledge and the effective use of technology in communicating ideas and information that is evident in the products that students create with computers.
The Screen Timer is an easy-to-use, computer-based countdown timer with optional visual and audio alerts. It operates on both Mac and Windows operating systems.
Teachers on Teaching
Teachers on Teaching consists of clips from audio interviews with experienced and accomplished teachers. These teachers share their solutions to many of the critical pedagogical and personal issues facing teachers.
RubiStar is a tool to help the teacher who wants to use rubrics but does not have the time to develop them from scratch.
TrackStar is an on-line interface that helps instructors organize and annotate Web sites (URLs) into lessons.