New Jersey's Technology Standards consist of 8.1 Educational Technology and 8.2 Technology, Engineering, Design and Computational Thinking, which work symbiotically to provide students with the necessary skills for college and career readiness.
Teaching Aids in the CMC
The Curriculum Materials Center (CMC) has a variety of resources to help you teach with technology. The following are a few examples:
From Common Sense Media, this section includes resources for teachers on technology related topics such as digital citizenship, one-to-one programs, etc. Also has lesson plans, games and infographics for grades 3-12.
Using the theme, "Learn with the world, not just about it," iEARN helps teachers and students from over 140 countries work together. Use the Project Collaboration Centre link to identify projects, find project partners, or join a teacher or youth forum.
For over 20 years Kathy Schrock has been helping educators learn about technology. This website links you to information about BYOD/BYOT, concept mapping, digital storytelling, iPads in education, and a host of other topics.
Tech & Learning, originally a print publication and now completely online, is a resource for education technology professionals in K-12 districts and schools. It provides information about issues, trends, products, and strategies in educational technology.