Technology Links:

Around the Computer

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse provides parents with excellent summaries of software and a list of Internet sites for students.

Buddy Resources for Parents

Articles written by Buddy Project technology facilitators that provide suggestions on how technology can be used in the home.

Clinging to Horace Mann in the Twenty-first Century

David Thornburg examines the uses of technology and the underlying model of education.

Computer Capers

A wonderful collection of computer activities for children that support using technology at home.

Critical Issue: Using Technology to Improve Student Achievement

An article from North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL) with suggestions on how to use technology to support meaningful, engaged learning for students.

Educational Home Computing

Suggestions to help parents become seriously involved in providing direct support and assistance in developing purposeful educational computing.

A Little History of the World Wide Web

A brief look at a 50-year history of the World Wide Web from 1945 to 1995.

Parents' Guide to the Information Superhighway

The Children's Partnership offers a guide to help parents understand and navigate the Internet.

Parents' Guide to the Internet

The U.S. Department of Education provides information for parents to help make use of the on-line world as an educational tool.

Recent Research on the Effects of Technology on Teaching and Learning

A summary of research findings that indicates the various ways technology enhances learner outcomes.

Strong Families, Strong Schools

Data backed by research showing how parents' involvement in children's education directly affects student achievement in school.

Strong Families, Strong Schools

Families Worldwide offers suggestions to improve schools through strong family involvement.

Technology in Support of Learning

The Southwest Educational Development Laboratory offer specific criteria substantiating the benefits of using technology to support and enhance student learning.

Technology and Math Scores: Do They Compute?

David Thornburg reports about different strategies in using technology and how they affect on math scores.

Technology & Young Children

A project of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)Technology Caucus makes available articles on technology use in early education, examples of best practices, research , funding sources and Internet tips.

What Makes the Web Special?

David Thornburg discusses his views on the web as a promising tool for education.

 

 

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