Teacher Support Sites

index


Agencies
  Dept. of Education & Science
  INTO
  Irish Primary Principals Network
  NCCA Curriculum Planning Tool
  NCTE
  NPPTI (Teacher Induction)
  PDST (Professional Development Service for Teachers)
  School Development Planning Support
  Scratch Support Site
  Teacher CPD

ICT Policy Documents & Reports
              (all in PDF format)

  Blueprint for the Future of ICT in Irish Ed. 2001-2003
  Digital Strategy for Schools 2015-2020 (DES 2015)
  Guidelines ICT in Primary Schools (NCCA 2003)
  ICT Guidelines for Teachers of Children with General Learning Disabilities (NCCA)
  ICT - The Invisible Plan (NCCA)
  Inspectorate Report on ICT in Schools (2008)
  Investing Effectively in ICT in Schools 2008-2013
  NAACE Guide to the New UK Computing Curriculum
  Planning and Implementing eLearning in your School (NCTE 2009)
  Report on the Impact of Schools IT2000
  Revised ICT Framework (NCCA 2007)
  Schools IT2000 (DES 1997)
  Students Computers and Learning (OECD 2015)
  Use of ICT in Education: Survey of schools in Europe 2013
  Webwise: Primary Teachers' Handbook (NCTE 2011)

Research
  CERI - ICT in Initial Teacher Training (OECD)
  Interactive Whiteboard Bibliography (to 2006)
  International Portal of Teacher Education
  Mitchel Resnick Publications
  PBS Technology Integration Research Database
  Technology Integration Matrix (Florida CIT)

Web 2.0 / Cloud Computing in Education
  Classroom 2.0 - Teacher Discussion Forum
  E-Learning and Web 2.0 Tools for Schools
  An Introducation to Wikis in Education
  A New Way To Lecture
  100 Ways To Use Social Media in the Classroom
  Schools That Blog (at Scoilnet)
  73 Ways to Use Thing Link in the Classroom (Donna Baumbach)
  STHS Library Guides - New Tools
  The Super Book of Web Tools for Educators
  10 Articles on Web 2.0 in Education
  Tools for the 21st Century Teacher
  Twitter in the K-8 Classroom
  Web 20.11 at Discovery Education

Digital Literacy
  U.S. Digital Lieracy

Online / Blended Learning
  Blended Learning Implementation Guide

Educational Technology Vocabulary
  Glossary of Ed. Etch. Terms

Readings
  Readings (Articles, Research, Policies)

General Resources (free)
  ABC Splash (Australia)
  ABC Teach
  Activity Village
  BBC Bitesize (Primary)
  BBC Schools Primary Computing
  Chateua Meddybemps
  Enchanted Learning
  In 2 Edu (New Zealand)
  INTO Classroom Resources
  John Paul (Resources and Links for SEN)
  Learning Alive
  Learning Page
  NIEHS Kids Pages
  PBS Teacher Source
  Scoilnet
      - 10 Ways to Use Scoilnet
  Seomra Ranga
  Teachnet.ie
  We and Us (Resources for Irish Schools)

General Resources
      (subscription)

  @School
  Digitalbrain
  Education City
  Ed on the Web
  Espresso Education
  Granada Primary Zone
  Gridclub
  Houghton Mifflin (Riverdeep)
  iKnowthat
  IXL Math
  Mathletics
  Oxford Reading Tree Online
  Scholastic
  Spark Island

Links Links Links
  American Library Assoc. Great Websites for Kids
  All My Faves (Education)
  Awesome Library
  BBC Guide to Online Learning
  Blackstump Kids
  Blackstump Teachers
  Education Oasis (Chidren)
  Education Oasis (Teachers)
  Education Planet
  EduTecher
  ICT4Schools.ie
  Internet Public Library
  John Thurlow's Children's Sites
  Kinderstart - Learning Activities
  Marcia's Lesson Links
  Oped Ed.io
  Primary Homework Help
  SOS Classroom
  Theme Pages (CLN)
  Top 101 Web Sites for Teachers
  Walter McKenzie's Surfaquarium









       
Web 2.0 Directories
  Cool Tools for Schools
  Directory of Learning Tools (at C4LPT)
  Go2Web20
  Great Web Tools
  Internet 4 Classrooms - Web 2.0 Tools
  Webtools 4 U 2 Use
  Ziipa

Free Programs to Download
  Audacity (Sound Creation, Recording and Editing)
  BlockCAD (LEGO-like Block Building Program)
  Cam Studio (Screen Recording)
  GIMP (Image Editor)
  Google Earth
  Hackety (Programming for Kids)
  Inkscape (Drawing Program)
  Jing (Screen Capture/Recording)
  Lonely Screen (Mirror iOS Device on PC/Mac)
  Microsoft Photo Story 3
  Minetest (Free Version of Minecraft)
  MP3 to My MP3 - Captures Computer Music
  Open Office
  Paint.net (Painting Program)
  Pictoselector (Visual Schedule Maker)
  Presentation Tube
  Python (Programming for Kids)
  SRecorder (Screen Recorder)
  Skitch (Screen Grab and Annotate)
  Tuxpaint (Painting Program)
  Tynker (Programming for Kids)
  Wave Pad (Sound Recorder and Editor)

Journals
  Livre! Portal to Free Access Journals

ICT Blogs and New Site Alerts
  Anseo (Simon Lewis)
  Blackstump What's New
  eLearning Island (Donal O'Mahony)
  4 Kids.org
  Free Resources for Teachers (Patricia Donaghy)
  Free Technology 4 Teachers (Richard Byrne)
  ICT Magic Recently Added (M. Burnett)
  Illuminations (Latest Games and Activities)
  Interactive Sites
  Jane's E-Learning Pick of the Day (Jane Knight)
  Larry Ferlazzo Websites of the Day
  Seas Suas (Blog Aggregator)
  Seomra Ranga (Damien Quinn)
  Show Me.uk
  Teachers First
  Tim Rylands
  The Whiteboard Blog (D. Nicholson)

Schools Directories
  Primary Blog Map
  Scoilnet - Schools Online
  UK Schools Directory

Connect With Other Schools
  E-Twinning
  Quadblogging (4 Classes Collaboration Tool)

Irish Schools Sharing Resources
  Askea BNS Co. Carlow
  Edmund Rice School Tramore

Teaching Ideas/Tips
  Anti-Bullying Centre
  The Art of Questioning in Mathematics
  Beyond Traditional Math
  Classroom Architect (Classroom Floorplan Tool)
  Class Management Best List
  Cult of Pedagogy (Jennifer Gonzalez)
  Doing What Works
  E is for Explore
  I Love That Teaching Idea
  The Idea Box
  Ideas For Class (Classroom Decoration Ideas)
  Inspiring Teachers
  Multicultural Pavillion
  PDST Video Examplars of Good Practice
  RAFT Idea Sheets
  Sanity Savers (at Teachersfirst.Com)
  Teaching Science
  Top Teaching Ideas (at Scholastic)



      Updated 14 March 2017