Wednesday, June 20, 2012 

This is a great place to go to if you are looking for examples on how can be used. It literally has 83 pages of links that range from Web 2.0 tools to articles on why you should integrate technology into your classroom. This is such a great site and I really can't wait to dive in even farther and see all the different articles it includes!
Although this link is not an example of how to use in the educational context, it is an excellent site that is related to educational technology such as apps, 2.0 tools, and current articles in the field of education. Definitely worth taking a look at!

This website helps utilize quite a few ISTE Technology Standards.
2a. Interact, collaborate, and publish with peers
2b. Communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences
2d. Contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems
3b. Locate, organize, information
3c. Evaluate and select information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks
4c. Collect and analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions
6a. Understand and use technology systems
6b. Select and use applications effectively and productively

As our state (Maryland) has accepted the Common Core Standards, I have also included those that qualifies under for Grade 3. W7: conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic. By using to gather links for a research project, students are completing this standard.  

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