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WWW.Skoool.ie Notes and support from this fledgling, Irish, educational, site are specifically designed for the needs of the Irish syllabus at both Leaving and Junior Certificate level. Teachers and Students are further advised that there are resources on all subjects available at Leaving Cert.net and at ScoilNet. These are terrific and totally free sites.

 

  1. A Web based Bookmark Manager. iKeepBookmarks.com allows you to upload, and keep, your bookmarks on the web. You can access them at any time, from any computer... anywhere! Ideal for personal or classroom use

  2. Academic Computing Services (ACS) offers an extensive array of services to help the members of the KU community. ACS delivers the highest quality in all areas of technology in education.

  3. Advice on Safer Surfing. Online articles outline the benefits and risks of the Information Highway for students and explain how teachers and parents can help reduce the risks.

  4. A Little History of the World Wide Web

  5. A Glossary of Computer Oriented Abbreviations and Acronyms

  6. Classroom Conferencing uses video conferencing software, such as CU-SeeMe, NetMeeting and other programs, to connect communities, cultures, and classrooms so that students around the world can learn and collaborate together.

  7. Computer & Technology Menu Page from Hoxie High School

  8. Computers from How Stuff Works

  9. Computers/Internet. This is a mega link site and some links are, already, listed elsewhere on this page.

  10. Computers in Teaching and Learning (CITAL). This site is designed to cover everything related to the use of Communications and IT in the Teaching and Learning processes

  11. Computer Science and the Internet from BJ Pinchbeck's Home Helper. Great resources here for students of ICT

  12. Copyright Myths Explored. 10 Big Myths about copyright explained

  13. DevCentral. Check out the best 100% free tutorials and articles on the web for the software development community. It doesn't matter if you are a student or a professional software engineer, DevCentral has content to match everything from learning C to Java Class Loaders. DevCentral provides all these self paced tutorials, technology articles, and downloads for everyone to enjoy for free.

  14. ERCIM - the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics - aims to foster collaborative work within the European research community and to increase co-operation with European industry. Leading research institutes from sixteen European countries are members of ERCIM.

  15. Essays about Technology from Microsoft. Since 1999, Microsoft has published a continuing series of essays to help advance discussion and understanding of how technology affects society and how society can most effectively harness the power of technology

  16. Exchanging Metadata - a New Strategy The exchange of educational resource metadata between existing repositories is the key to the success of the ETB project.

  17. Free online Dictionary of computing. Enter a word or phrase in the box at the top of any page and click the Search button or hit Enter

  18. Glossary of Internet Terms

  19. Harnessing the Power of the Web. This guide will help you to understand collaborative, project-based learning on the Internet. We use the term NetPBL (Networked, Project-Based Learning) to describe this kind of learning.

  20. How to Search the Web. A Guide To Search Tools by Terry A. Gray

  21. Hive-Mind Mind Games

  22. ICT in Education. An award winning site; click on the links around the page for some excellent pointers on how best to use ICT in education

  23. Internet Sites. Lots of information for students on all aspects of the Internet

  24. It's Out There! Internet. The opening articles are too heavy for secondary school students. Scroll the page to National Teacher Training Institute and from there forward you will find great resources for both Computers and Science and the two combined

  25. ITpapers.com is a private site offered to the public at no charge. The site's full functionality is only made available to registered ITpapers users. Contains a wealth of papers on technology in education. (Heavy on graphics, may be slow to load if you don't have an I.S.D.N)

  26. Jiskha Homework Help Computer Center. Click on the topics

  27. Learn about Power Browsing or internet for beginners and lots more

  28. Lesson Plans from Lesson Planet. A virtual treasure trove of lesson plans and information with hundreds of pages of illustrated information and classroom-ready activities, for teachers, students, and anyone who wants to learn about technology and its application in various areas of everyday life and business

  29. Links from Lakewood Elementary

  30. Mastering Visual Basic A free course of study at Free-Ed.Net. This is a complete course in VB programming.

  31. Metadata will help searchers to find your site more easily in the chaos of the Internet, as it will provide search engines with specialised, structured information about your site.

  32. Teachers' Virtual School ICT Department. Two links here

  33. Teaching Computers to Children. A superb site with some awesome links to educational sites for children as well as freeware for kids and much more

  34. Technology Hot Topics from MSN/NBC. whether you want up to date information on the bug/virus of the day or the latest on who is suing Microsoft, you will find it here.

  35. The Technology Coordinators Homepage. This web site offers information to educators who play a leadership role in integrating technology in educational settings. The primary purpose of this site is to catalogue resources that can assist the technology coordinator or educator in integrating technology in a wider school context.

  36. Internet Address Finder

  37. Internet Web Text Index. Most Internet topics fully explained here. If you still have problems surfing the net when you have worked your way through this site then you are a lost cause.

  38. Norman Public Schools K-8th Technology Scope and Sequence and High School Technology Benchmarks. An excellent site with lots of links for various age groups here.

  39. Programming Links. An extencive list of links to the most commonly used programming languages.This website offers a large searchable directory of programming tutorials, source code files, programmes, tools, links to other sites, games, articles, tips, and FAQs--covering many programming languages and topics

  40. Programming in Visual Basic. People with no previous programming experience will find that Visual Basic is the best place to start. lots of tutorial links here

  41. Public Broadcasting's National Center for Accessible Media has developed a new online program to help children with hearing disabilities learn to read.

  42. Search Engine Colossus offers you links to search engines from 183 countries around the world! Conduct exhaustive web searches. Search the web using your choice of language.

  43. Search Engines listed by BJ Pinchbeck's Home Helper.

  44. Teaching Computers to spot Interesting Images

  45. Teaching "Computers & Society" - The Medium and The Message. The research described in this paper is based upon experience with teaching one such course.

  46. The Lakehoma Media Center is well worth a visit. There are some terrific resources here

  47. This ICT portal from Study Links aims to give you access to valuable ICT resources for students and teachers. You can have fourteen days free, trial, membership of this site

  48. Training Teachers for the Computer Classroom.

  49. The Living Internet. Claims to be the world's most comprehensive site about the Internet.

  50. The really big button that doesn't do anything Read the comments

  51. UNESCO aims to ensure that all countries, both developed and developing, have access to the best educational facilities necessary to prepare young people to play a full role in modern society and to contribute to wealth creation. To give positive, practical help to all UNESCO countries, the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) has been asked to specify a curriculum in informatics for secondary education based on the experience of its specialist Working Group on Secondary Education

  52. Using Computers as an Aid to Teaching and Learning: Learning from Existing Practice. Follow the links for further publications


Revision Time

  1. A Page of Links to help you to revise for your examination in ICT from Schools History

  2. Check out Sparknotes for some excellent material. . To Access some materials you may be asked to subscribe (become a member). This is a free, safe, and a superb site

  3. Home Page of the ICT Department of the Teachers' Virtual School, which is a part of ATW, the Association of Teachers' Websites.

  4. The Teacher: A set of Teaching and Revision notes for : GCSE Information Technology; A/AS Computing

 

 

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