This page includes some miscellaneous links that will be moved as I flesh out the topic. For instance next semester I hope to be working on a selection and evaluation criteria for distance learning and extended and global classrooms. As the VP of Technology for www.familypass.com I have used a similar criteria for software tools.
Scholastic’s Teacher Technology Resource
In some cases this is the goodie basket of teacher information. The Scholastic web site has information from third parties that are selling products. However, there is a lot of free information. I found data related to all types of technology including video production, still photos, and more.
Provides interesting downloads for the hand held computer (Palm or IPAQ).
Chat services can be made available through e-mail service like Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Notes.
Software companies are also beginning to develop services that can be purchased for specific time periods. Net
Teachers will need to consult Technical Director and the IT department to determine what services are available.
ePals is a provider of e-mail services and other community tools in a safe format.
National Geographic’s Explorer Hall