While some of these resources have general
applicability and appeal, others are
relevant only for California, the Bay Area, or Santa Clara/San Mateo
counties specifically, since this is the geographic area where
our clients live and work.
||The George Lucas Educational Foundation, publishes
Edutopia magazine for educators
||The Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for
Mathematics and Science Education (ENC) is located at
The Ohio State University, and is funded through a contract with
the U.S. Department of Education. Publishes enc magazine.
||Technological Horizons in Education publishes T•H•E Journal
||RAFT, Resource Area For Teachers, provides teachers
and community groups with creative tools and materials to promote
hands-on learning in science, math, technology, and art. Everyday
items like computers, office supplies, and manufacturing by-products
are donated to RAFT by local businesses, and offered to member teachers,
schools and districts at extremely low prices. Technology and resource
workshops are offered.
||EdTech Profile. CTAP, California Technology Assistance
website provides free technology self-assessment surveys to
every teacher and administrator in California. Administrators can
use the site to gather aggregate statistics. Teachers can use the
site to track their own technology-learning progress.
CTAP, California Technology Assistance Project home page
CTAP Region 4 home page
CTAP Region 5 home page
||ISTE, International Society for Technology
in Education, is the
home of NETS (National Education Technology Standards) for students/teachers/administrators.
Bookstore, research articles and journals, special interest groups,
and technology curriculum guidelines are available.
||NETS section of the ISTE website. Access all NETS documents.
||CUE, Computer Using Educators, Inc. of California ,
publishes a monthly magazine, sponsors an annual technology conference
for educators, recognizes outstanding educators in technology, and
sponsors local affiliate chapters.
||I-CUE SV, Informal Computer-Using Educators
in the Silicon Valley is the local affiliate
for San Mateo and Santa Clara counties of Computer-Using Educators,
Inc. of California (CUE). CUE and iCUE Silicon Valley are committed
to networking, resources, and the integration of all forms of technology
throughout the curriculum. Sponsors an annual technology conference
for Bay Area teachers, and co-sponsors technology speakers and
evenings throughout the year with other local organizations.
||techSoup offers news, articles, products, services,
how-to's and discussion groups in technology for the nonprofit world.
Subscribe to regular on-line newsletter. Oh, they have really great
soup recipes, too!
||Krause Center for Innovation at Foothill College was
established as a regional center in Silicon Valley to empower educators
and students to dramatically improve learning outcomes through technology
and the scholarship of learning. The Center offers for-credit technology
courses, workshops and institutes in conjunction with San Jose State
University and other local education organizations.
||ETS, Educational Technology Services Department of SCCOE provides
leadership and support to the 32 districts in Santa Clara County
in educational technology.