below are multiple resources for educators and policymakers
interested in Technology Use and Access in Schools.
Choose from the following areas:
- Center for Applied Research in Educational Technology
of research articles and a list of critical questions relating
to Educational Technology. The site also provides a set
of criteria for evaluating research.
- National Center for Education Statistics
comprehensive site of all educational statistical information.
It provides the most up-to-date briefs on technology use
and access in schools.
- Apple Classrooms of Tommorow
fundamental research study conducted in classrooms from
1985-1998 in collaboration with public schools, universities,
research agencies, and Apple Computers, Inc. It's goal was
to study how the routine use of technology by teachers and
students might change teaching and learning.
-Center for Highly Interactive Computing in Education
of the University of Michigan, this center provides the
latest and most comprehensive information and resources
on the use of Handhelds in classroom settings.
Polo - Marco Polo Education Foundation
consortium of national education organizations, state education
agencies, and the Marco Polo Education Foundation provide
high quality internet content and professional devlopment
-Kathy Schrock Technology Coordinator
Schrock is the Technology Coordinator for a school district
in Massachussettes. Her website provides a detailed and
updated list of internet sites useful for enhancing curriculum
- International Society for Technology in Education
nonprofit organization focused on improving teaching and
learning by advancing effective uses of technology in K-12
education. The website contains information relating to
many topics in educational technology. ISTE is the only
source for National Standards for educational uses
of technology for students, teacher edcuation programs,
and technology leaders.
- International Education and Resource Network
nonprofit global network where students and teachers use
the internet and other new technologoes to engage in collaborative
educational projects that enhance learning and make a difference
in the world. Students have collaborated in solving environmental
issues as well as world hunger and housing issues.
- American Education Research Association
largest and most comprehensive educational research conference.
Researchers from multiple disciplines, including technology,
present their latest studies.
- National Education Computing Congference
largest technology exhibition featuring over 1,000 booths
and more than 350 companies displaying hardware, software,
publications, adn equipment emphasizing teh use of computers
by students and education professionals.
- International Conference of the Learning Sciences
conference brings together experts from academica, research
labs, and industry in advancing the understanding of human
learning and technology innovations.