Knowledge Innovation for Technology in Education (KITE) Provides a knowledge repository for teacher educators and teachers on information about technology integration experiences. The KITE project visited schools, interviewed teachers about their technology integration experiences and organized those stories into cases for use in the KITE case library.
Technology integration learning environment, the tool assists teacher educators in utilizing KITE cases. The learners are presented with learning scenarios, given KITE cases to help them solve the problem in the scenario, and asked to develop products that demonstrate their learning.
School Administrators’ Technology Integration Resource (SATIR) is a bilingual Canadian initiative, which provides tools and resources to help school administrators successfully integrate ICT into curriculum in their school. The focus of this project is not on the basic skill development but on the development of ICT pedagogy integration skills of educators by sharing successful cases and practical ideas.
Preparing teachers for tomorrow (PT3) is a US federal grant programme for training future teachers in using modern learning technologies. Even though many pages of the portal website are currently offline, the PT3 resources database links to a abundance of documents, policies, strategies, tools, video case studies and many other resources provided by grantees and/or pedagogical faculties.
ItrainOnline provides three categories of resources: Effective Training resources include guides for developing ICT workshop materials and strategies for promoting collaboration; a Multimedia Training Kit provides training lesson plans and modules for promoting skill development at different levels, from burning CDs and searching the Internet to creating databases; Topic-specific resources include handouts, slide shows, and workshop outlines for teaching ICT basics such as using the Internet and writing emails to advanced topics such as creating websites and presentations.
Teacher Resource Exchange, NGFL an easy-to-use database providing teachers and trainers with ICT lesson and training resources. One can find lesson plans, homework, and concise manuals for both primary and secondary levels that coincide
with over 20 academic subjects. Materials are geared toward helping students and teachers building ICT skills such as
creating/using databases, word processing, using presentation software and conducting online searches.
TERC is organised around several lines of TERC’s work in areas such as curriculum development, research, professional development, equity and out-of-school learning. Although it deals not specifically with ICT, there are indeed some interesting contributions on developing applications of new technology, school reform through research and technical assistance, exemplary models of professional development and a collection of online brochures, project websites etc. http://meet.terc.edu/ is about providing technology-professional development to Massachusetts educators.
E-Tiger, the e-learning package is initiated by the Virginia Department of Education to train all school administrators in appropriate use of technology to support student learning. There are eight learning modules in the package addressing the issues, tasks and policy matters that must be resolved by administrators.
4teachers supports the integration of ICT in the classroom by offering tools and online resources to enhance teacher’s skills and knowledge in technology. Besides ready-to-use Web lessons, quizzes, rubrics, etc., there are valuable professional development resources dealing amongst others with the integration of technology into the teacher’s curriculum and technology planning.
Teachers Evaluating Multimedia (TEEM) gives teachers reliable and objective evaluations of educational multimedia.
ICT Portal for Teachers provides a gateway to Internet resources and websites for utilising ICT resources to enhance teaching and learning. Includes articles and reports describing training projects from developed and developing countries, templates for assessing teacher and student performance, articles on effective use of ICT in the classroom, downloadable software for incorporating ICT into classroom teaching and learning.
Intel Teach to the Future offers free comprehensive workshops which can be customised and utilised in teachers training. Ready-to-use materials include presentation slides, facilitator notes, and handouts for participants. The Intel Teach to the Future programme also provides face-to-face professional development. Participating teachers receive extensive instruction and resources to promote effective technology use in the classroom.