Sites & Resources for Educational Technology
Free Tech for Teachers [ written by Richard Byrne ]
Free Tech for Teachers is an outstanding resource which provides an enormous list of free classroom tech resources. The site is broken down into a variety of sections and provides advice on everything from starting your own class blog to implementing a 1:1 iPad or Android initiative in your school.
Edudemic [ tips for students & teachers ]
Edudemic is a powerhouse of an ed tech website. They've got essays, videos, and pretty much any resource a student or teacher could need. There is even a section on the latest ed tech start-ups. If you've never checked out their site, it should probably be your next stop.
Edutopia [ technology integration ]
Edutopia is a site that all educators should be familiar with. They have a massive array of resources, covering all range of grade levels and subjects. Plus, they've got a wonderful section on "schools that work" which features schools across the country that have successfully implemented new ideas and curricula.
The Essential #Edchat Resource Guide
If you are new to Twitter, interested in joining the community, or even a seasoned veteran, you should check out the #EdChat resource guide, created by USC Rossier School of Education's online teaching degree. This guide includes a great background on #EdChat as well some ideas on how to get involved. Plus, the guide contains tons of additional resources for those interested in digging a little deeper.
Ed Cetera [ straight talk on ed tech ]
Ed Cetera is a pretty impressive Ed Tech site. They've got news and interviews covering the latest trends in ed tech. They also offer training and professional development for educators interested in integration. Plus they've got an "on campus" section for higher learning as well!
Ed Tech Magazine [ focus on k-12 ]
Ed Tech Magazine has an enormous collection of classroom resources and ideas. They also have a wonderful section on setting up a huge variety of infrastructures. There are also excellent district-level resources here on networks, storage devices, software, and hardware.
EduTech for Teachers [ cool tools for the 21st century ]
EduTech for Teachers is a blog run by Jamie Forshey out of Pennsylvania. She has put together an impressive collection of blogs, resources, lessons, PD, project ideas, and so much more. Her site is definitely worth checking out.
Educator's Technology [ and mobile learning ]
Educator's Technology hosts an enormous supply of tools, guides, blogs, videos, lessons, ideas, and more. Broken down into numerous "Top ___ lists" this site has a ton of great programs and ideas to try out in your classroom.
Tech Trends by Alice Bonasio
Tech Trends by Alice Bonasio offers a wide variety of high-quality EdTech content. From discussions on the use of virtual reality in the classroom, to curricular uses of 3-D printing, Bonasio covers it all. If you're looking for new articles to read and interesting ideas to consider, definitely check it out.