*Information and Technology Standards adopted from Public Schools of North Carolina New Adopted Essential Standards and Common Core

General Tools

Website
Description
http://www.symbalooedu.com/
Interactive website for gathering and storing web 2.0 resources
http://www.diigo.com/
Social bookmarking website (highlight & share text with friends/groups)
http://www.delicious.com/
Social bookmarking website
http://pinterest.com/
Virtual pinboard to organize and share text/photos/resources
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2010/12/
7 Tools to Build Social Networks
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ILQrUrEWe8
Video explaining the importance of social media
http://www.toonti.com
Free tool to create your own social network
http://www.edmodo.com
Safe social networking tool for education

Internet Safety

Website
Description
http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/welcome/start.htm
Welcome to the Web for young students
http://www.infinitelearninglab.org/
Internet Safety from Garfield the Cat
http://lmk.girlscouts.org/Home.aspx
Educating girls about the web (from the Girl Scouts)
http://pbskids.org/webonauts/
PBS young kids safety, Webonauts
http://www.athinline.org/
MTV, A Thin Line, high school safety
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx
Help tweens understand online safety and data management
http://www.google.com/familysafety/
Google safety tools for parents
Google Site: Mr. T
Internet Safety Five-Page Presentation
http://www.urlvoid.com/
Scan URL's to determine whether they are safe
http://www.quia.com/hm/40647.html
Internet safety hangman game
http://www.simonhaughton.co.uk/2012/05/-year-5
Year 5 Internet Safety lesson (blog post)
http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/8_10/cybercafe
Interactive cyber cafe internet safety website

Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Standard
Website
Description
Use Technology Tools
to Gather & Organize
Information
http://www.google.com/insidesearch
http://instagrok.com/
https://www.google.com/bookmarks/
http://www.diigo.com/
http://www.delicious.com/
http://www.easybm.com
http://www.kidrex.org/
http://www.primaryschoolict.com/
http://www.ivyjoy.com/rayne/kids
http://mindshift.kqed.org/2011/09
http://cache.gawkerassets.com/assets
-Google Search Education: lesson plans & activities
-Research and search tool
-Google Bookmarks: collect and organize urls
-Web Highlighter, Sticky Notes & Bookmarks
-Bookmark organizer
-Bookmark organizer
-Safe search for kids, by kids
-Safe search powered by google
-Search engine resources for kids
-12 Google Search tips
-Google Search Infographic for Students
Use Technology Tools to Present
Data & Information
http://www.freetech4teachers.com
http://edu.glogster.com/
http://www.simonhaughton.co.uk/
-5 Alternatives to Traditional Book Reports
-Online poster webpage - collaborative expression
-Blog about excel, powerpoint, ICT, programming...
Understand Copyright
Rules for Intellectual Property
http://www.copyrightkids.org/
http://www.cyberbee.com/copyrt.html
http://www.commonsensemedia.org
-Interactive website about copyright rules
-Learn about copyright with CyberBee
-Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum
Use Citation Rules for
Print & Electronic Resources
http://easybib.com/
http://citationmachine.net/
-A tool that simplifies APA/MLA citations
-Excellent citation machine for students
Adhere to Internet
Safety Rules
http://www.teachingideas.co.uk
http://www.att.com/Common/image
http://www.quia.com/hm/40647.html
http://facs.pppst.com/bullying.html
http://facs.pppst.com/safety.html
http://www.freetech4teachers.com
http://ilearntechnology.com/?p=2941
http://pbskids.org/webonauts/
http://passwordbird.com/
-Welcome to the Web Internet Safety Tutorial
-AT&T's Internet "Safety Land" interactive world
-Internet Safety hangman game
-Cyber bullying powerpoints & activities
-Internet safety powerpoints and interactive activities
-11 Resources for Internet Safety
-16 of the Best Internet Safety Sites for Kids
-PBS Kids Webonauts Internet Safety Academy
-A tool that helps students create strong passwords
Responsible Use of
Technology
Hardware and Software
http://educate.intel.com/en/TheJourney
http://teachmecomputers.tripod.com/
http://www.rhyshaden.com/pcbuild.htm
-The Journey Inside: An Introduction to Computers
-"Teach Me Computers" interactive tutorial
-Step-by-Step tutorial for building a PC
Develop Good
Questions for
Conducting Research
http://www.askkids.com/
http://palwv.org/kat/lessonplans/
http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK
-A website for kids to find answers
-A kids guide for asking research questions
-Time 4 Kids: A Guide to Writing Research Papers
Execute Steps of a
Simple Research Process
http://www.kyvl.org/kids/
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/elementary
-Kids interactive guide for conducting research
-Doing Internet Research at the Elementary Level (blog post)
Online Collaboration
http://www.stixy.com/
http://corkboard.me/
http://www.showdocument.com/
-Interactive, collaborative online bulletin board
-A corkboard with post-it notes
-Web meeting & document sharing tool
Typing
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2012/03
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/
-7 resources for developing typing skills
-Dance Mat Typing online tool
Digital Literacy & Citizenship
http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators
http://www.edutopia.org/cyberbullying
http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx
http://www.netsmartzkids.org/
-Digital Literacy & Citizenship guide for teachers & administrators
-Comprehensive list of digital citizenship resources
-20+ resources for teaching digital citizenship
-Videos and activities for learning netiquette (K-3 grade)


6th - 8th Grade

Standard
Website
Description
Use Technology Tools to Gather &
Organize Information
http://instagrok.com/
http://www.google.com/insidesearch
https://www.google.com/bookmarks/
http://www.diigo.com/
http://www.delicious.com/
http://www.easybm.com/
http://mz557.edu.glogster.com/hcchs-web-20-pd/
http://www.sweetsearch.com/
http://www.primaryschoolict.com/
http://www.ivyjoy.com/rayne/kidssearch.html
http://mindshift.kqed.org/2011/09/cracking-the-code
http://www.google.com/educators/p_websearch.html
http://cache.gawkerassets.com/assets
-Research and search tool
-Google Search Education: lesson plans& activities
-Google Bookmarks: collect and organize urls
-Web Highlighter & Sticky Notes & Bookmarks organizer
-Bookmark organizer
-Bookmark organizer
-Web 2.0 Tools for Students
-A search engine for students
-Safe search powered by google
-Search engine resources for students
-12 Google Search tips
-Lesson plans for using Google as a search tool
-Google Search Infographic for Students
Use Technology Tools to Present
Data & Information
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2010
http://edu.glogster.com/
http://www.simonhaughton.co.uk/
-5 Alternatives to Traditional Book Reports
-Online poster webpage - collaborative expression
-Blog about excel, powerpoint, ICT, programming, etc...
Understand Copyright Rules for
Intellectual Property
http://www.plagiarism.org/
http://www.copyrightkids.org/
http://www.cyberbee.com/copyrt.html
http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators
-Plagiarism FAQ and resources
-Interactive website about copyright rules
-Learn about copyright with CyberBee
-Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum for Grades 6-8
Use Citation Rules for Print &
Electronic Resources
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl
http://easybib.com/
http://citationmachine.net/
http://www.citethisforme.com/
-Purdue Owl Writing Lab (research & citation)
-A tool that simplifies APA/MLA citations for students
-Excellent citation machine for students
-The Harvard Referencing Generator for citations
Adhere to Internet Safety Rules
Life Online (created by Girls Scouts)
Stop Bullying Now!
https://sites.google.com/site/takayamafinal
http://pbskids.org/webonauts/
http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/welcome/start.htm
http://passwordbird.com/
http://www.microsoft.com/security/resources/
-Interactive website about internet safety
-Bullying and cyber bullying games & activities
-Interactive tutorial on Internet Safety
-PBS Kids Webonauts Internet Safety Academy
-Welcome to the Web Internet Safety Tutorial
-A tool that helps students create strong passwords
-Microsoft internet safety tip cards, fact sheets & brochures
Responsible Use of Technology
Hardware and Software
http://educate.intel.com/en/TheJourneyInside
http://teachmecomputers.tripod.com/
http://www.rhyshaden.com/pcbuild.htm
-The Journey Inside: An Introduction to Computers tutorial
-"Teach Me Computers" interactive tutorial
-Step-by-Step tutorial for building a PC
Develop Good Questions for
Conducting Research
http://palwv.org/kat/lessonplans/Spring2002
http://www.esc.edu/htmlpages/writerold/menus.htm
-A guide for asking research questions
-Developing a Research Question tutorial
Execute Steps of a Simple
Research Process
http://www.kyvl.org/kids/homebase.html
http://www.crlsresearchguide.org/
-Interactive guide for conducting research
-Basic steps in the research process checklist
Online Collaboration
http://www.stixy.com/
http://corkboard.me/
http://www.showdocument.com/
-Interactive, collaborative online bulletin board
-A corkboard with post-it notes - great for discussions/group work
-Web meeting & document sharing tool
Digital Literacy & Citizenship
http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators
http://www.edutopia.org/cyberbullying
http://www.pivot.tv/campaigns/eyes-wide-open
http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx
-Digital Literacy & Citizenship guide for teachers
-Comprehensive list of digital citizenship resources
-Videos, petitions, and resources for media literacy
-20+ resources for teaching digital citizenship


9th - 12th Grade

Standard
Website
Description
Use Technology Tools to Gather &
Organize Information
http://instagrok.com/
http://www.google.com/insidesearch
https://www.google.com/bookmarks/
http://www.diigo.com/
http://www.delicious.com/
http://www.easybm.com/
http://mz557.edu.glogster.com/hcchs-web-20-pd
http://www.sweetsearch.com/
http://mindshift.kqed.org/2011/09/cracking-the-code
http://www.google.com/educators/p_websearch.html
http://cache.gawkerassets.com/assets
-Research and search tool
-Google Search Education: lesson plans & activities
-Google Bookmarks: collect and organize urls
-Web Highlighter & Sticky Notes & Bookmarks organizer
-Bookmark organizer
-Bookmark organizer
-Web 2.0 Tools for Students
-A search engine for students
-12 Google Search tips
-Lesson plans for using Google as a search tool
-Google Search Infographic for Students
Use Technology Tools to
Present Data & Information
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2010
http://edu.glogster.com/
http://www.simonhaughton.co.uk/
-5 Alternatives to Traditional Book Reports
-Online poster webpage - collaborative expression
-Blog about excel, powerpoint, ICT, programming, etc...
Understand Copyright Rules
for Intellectual Property
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/social
http://www.plagiarism.org/
http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators
-The Importance of Digital Citizenship in Social Media
-Plagiarism FAQ and resources
-Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum (9-12 grade)
Use Citation Rules for Print
& Electronic Resources
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl
http://easybib.com/
http://citationmachine.net/
http://www.citethisforme.com/
-Purdue Owl Writing Lab (research & citation)
-A tool that simplifies APA/MLA citations for students
-Excellent citation machine for students
-The Harvard Referencing Generator for citations
Adhere to Internet Safety Rules
Life Online (created by Girls Scouts)
NS Teens - Making Safer Online Choices
Own Your Space
MTV's "A Thin Line"
http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/welcome/start.htm
http://passwordbird.com/
http://www.microsoft.com/security/resources/
-Interactive website about Internet safety
-Online Safety website for Teens
-16 Chapter eBook for Teens about online safety
-Learn the difference between digital use and abuse
-Welcome to the Web Internet Safety Tutorial
-A tool that helps students create strong passwords
-Microsoft internet safety tip cards, fact sheets & brochures
Responsible Use of Technology
Hardware and Software
http://educate.intel.com/en/TheJourneyInside
http://www.kitchentablecomputers.com/started.php
-The Journey Inside: An Introduction to Computers tutorial
-Building Your Own Computer tutorial
Develop Good Questions for
Conducting Research
http://www.esc.edu/htmlpages/writerold/menus.htm
http://www.theresearchassistant.com/tutorial/2-1.asp
-A guide for developing research questions
-Formulating a Research Question guide
Execute Steps of a Simple
Research Process
http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/ref/research/skill1.htm
http://www.crlsresearchguide.org/
-Cornell University's "7 Steps of the Research Process"
-Basic steps in the Research Process checklist
Online Collaboration
http://www.stixy.com/
http://corkboard.me/
http://www.showdocument.com/
-Interactive, collaborative online bulletin board
-A corkboard with post-it notes - great for discussions/group work
-Web meeting & document sharing tool
Etiquette
http://eetiquette.com/
101 Guidelines for the Digital World
Digital Literacy & Citizenship
http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators
http://www.edutopia.org/cyberbullying
http://www.pivot.tv/campaigns/eyes-wide-open
http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx
-Digital Literacy & Citizenship guide for teachers
-Comprehensive list of digital citizenship resources
-Videos, petitions, and resources for media literacy
-20+ resources for teaching digital citizenship