Resources for K-12 Educators

Education Technology Standards

ISTE Standards for Educators

The International Society for Technology in Education provides standards to guide educators to "deepen your practice, promote collaboration with peers, challenge you to rethink traditional approaches and prepare students to drive their own learning."

Google for Education: Distance Learning Resources

National Center for Education Statistics: Kids' Zone

Educator's Corner: Your portal for education resources, tools, and data

COVID-19 Lesson Resources

NEW! ISTE: Learning Keeps Going

To support educators and parents during extended school closures, ISTE and EdSurge have created this site offering a curated list of free tools and resources as well as an Educator Help Desk where experts will answer your online learning questions.

ISTE: Learning During COVID-19

ISTE's articles on the virtual experience for students and educators, including tricks of the trade and the most relevant considerations for the new school normal.

AFT: Share My Lesson -- Coronavirus Lesson Plans & Resources

Resources, lessons, and activities on the coronavirus including prevention and safety, mental health and self care, and planning.

Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus

The Difference Between Emergency Remote Teaching and Online Learning

An article on EduCause Review, targeted to Higher Education faculty, but relevant nonetheless with ideas for all educators.

 

Education Technology Tools

Need some tools for the new normal in teaching? Check out these gems!

Audacity: Technology-enhanced assessments / www.audacityteam.org

Animoto: Multi-track audio editor / www.animoto.com

Blogger: Blog creation & hosting / www.blogger.com

Code HS: Teach Coding and Computer Science / www.codehs.com

Diigo: Organize and annotate web resources / www.diigo.com

Edulastic: Technology-enhanced assessments / www.edulastic.com

Evernote: Note-taking app / www.evernote.com

Glogster: Multimedia poster with 3D / edu.glogster.com

Google Apps/G-Suite: A Suite of Tools for Educators and Students / edu.google.com

Penzu: Private online diary and journal / www.penzu.com

Prezi: Presentation software that uses mation & spacial relationships / www.prezi.com

Poll Everywhere: Live polling / www.polleverywhere.com

Quizlet: Learning tools & flashcards / www.quizlet.com

Rubistar: Create quality rubrics / rubistar.4teachers.org

Spark (Adobe): Create visual stories / spark.adobe.com

Vimeo: Video hosting for education / www.vimeo.com

Voki: Speaking characters for education / l-www.voki.com

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