Montana Educational Quality 2013

Sites used in the 9/11/2013 presentation:
Not meant to be a comprehensive list - simply a sampling

OVAE Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS)
http://lincs.ed.gov
A professional learning community for adult educators that provides access to resources, professional development, and a connected network of practitioners.

Poll Everywhere
http://www.polleverywhere.com/
Engage students, staff or other audiences using a variety feedback methods.

Assessments and Standards

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment
http://www.digitalliteracyassessment.org/
Defines and assess the basic skills needed to perform tasks on a computer and online.

ISTE National Educational Technology Standards (NETS)
http://www.iste.org/standards

Technology and the Common Core
http://www.sde.com/technology/core.asp

Self-Assessment
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/links_grades_kindergarten_12/lesson_plans_self_assessment_technology.htm
Samples of assessments and tools.

AdultEd Online
http://www.adultedonline.org
Instructor and Administrator Self Assessments

Technology Skills

Everyone On
http://www.everyoneon.org
Learning about computer technology

GFC Learn Free - Computers
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/computers
Online Basic Computer Skill Tutorials

Typing Web
http://www.typingweb.com/
Free account required

Digital Learning Environments
http://www.guide2digitallearning.com/
http://www.guide2digitallearning.com/tools_technologies/20_technology_skills_every_educator_should_have
Resources for Instructors and Administrators

Online Educational Sites

Khan Academy
https://www.khanacademy.org/
Includes video lessons, activities and Coaching (learner management)
Select resources can also be run offline and on mobile devices
https://www.khanacademy.org/downloads

Vocabulary Dot Com
https://www.vocabulary.com/
Interactive dictionary and vocabulary site

Learning Chocolate
http://www.learningchocolate.com/
Vocabulary Learning Platform

USA Learns
http://www.usalearns.org
Language Learning Site

Additional Resources

Google Chrome Applications for Education
http://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/education/webstore/

Twitter
http://www.twitter.com

Smartphones in the Classroom
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/44-better-ways-to-use-smartphones-in-the-classroom/

Tech Tips For Teachers
http://techtipsforteachers.weebly.com/
Blog from World Education Staff

Questions or Suggestions?
Tim Ponder
tponder@literacy.kent.edu