"Facts are delightful ...
Get your facts first, and then
you can distort them as much as you please."

Mark Twain

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Technology Integration & Future Trends

9 Amazing Benefits of Technology in the Classroom Each benefit is followed by a "how to" explanation, joining theory to practice.
eSchool News Daily tech news and innovation for grades K-20.
Sloan Foundation Sloan Foundation offers programs, grants, and fellowships in digital technology.
ISTE Educator Resources International Society for Technology in Education - standards for students, teachers, and admin.
Digital video projects with students Websites with suggested projects, skills and examples. Special focus on digital storytelling.

Informational

TESOL A professional organization for teachers of English to speakers of other languages.
CyberSleuth Kids Internet search guide for the K-12 student. Plethora of Internet resources for teachers and students.
International Schools Services List of international schools by country.

Web Quests: Internet experiences designed by teachers by theme and grade level

The Web Quest Page A comprehensive collection of information about Web Quests: definitions and links to Web Quests By Bernie Dodge from University of CA - San Diego.
Dr. Cristie's WebQuest Matrix Teacher-designed Web Quests about a variety of topics categorized by content area and grade level.
Tom March Webquests Links to webquest design resources and webquests created by Tom March.
Zunal Web Quest Maker An online webquest maker with numerous examples categorized by subject and age.

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For students during units of study

Research Link Excellent collection of Internet addresses available for research, organized for easy access by middle and high school students. Includes search engines, ask the experts, Big 6 for teachers, citing resources and more!
Romeo & Juliet Scavenger hunt that highlights important background information on Romeo & Juliet, including a web site with photos of Verona today.
To Kill a Mockingbird Background information with questions from selected web sites including author's life, Scottsboro Boys' trial, and Great Depression.
Louis Braille Several web sites that detail Braille's biography and FAQs by children about blindness.
Indian in the Cupboard Variety of web sites including book and movies reviews of the novel and others books by Lynne Reid Banks in the series.
Titanic The best of the Titanic sites about the facts on the actual construction, sinking and rescue and expeditions of the great ocean liner.  (NOT the movie!)

 

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