Infotrac main menu (see school Computer Resource Teacher, Media Specialist,
or Facilitator for password) - http://infotrac.galegroup.com/
SAS - http://www.sasinschool.com/ncwiseowl/ - (See school Computer Resource Teacher for password)
eBooks - Virtual reference library - search
by grade level in different areas (or all): Arts, Biography,
Education, Environment, History, Medicine, Multicultural Studies,
Nation and World, Religion, and Science. http://www.ncwiseowl.com/zones/resources/ebooks.htm
Virtual Visits - http://www.ncwiseowl.org/CarolinaClips/vvisits/default.html - "The purpose of Virtual Visits is to provide North Carolina's K-12 students and educators, and students and educators in grades four and eight in particular, with a virtual 360 visit of interesting sites around North Carolina."
Carolina Clips - http://www.ncwiseowl.org/CarolinaClips/caroclips/default.html- "The purpose of Carolina Clips is to provide North Carolina's K-12 students and educators, and students and educators in grades four and eight in particular, with pictures and information related to North Carolina topics."
Geocaching - http://www.ncwiseowl.org/impact/ncgeocache/ The Geocaching Project is an on-going program created by the Instructional Technology Division of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to introduce teachers to emerging technologies and provide classroom resources for the implementation of authentic task and project-based learning units in the classroom. The project provides staff development for teachers in the use of handheld computers as GPS devices and introduces them to the growing phenomenon of Geocaching. Six hour training sessions are provided upon request within NC. Once trained, teachers are able to checkout sets of handhelds for use in their classroom.
TeenReadNC - http://www.ncwiseowl.org/teenreadnc/
Administrator and Teacher Info
Intel - http://www.intel.com/education/resources/index.htm?iid=ed_nav+k12resources -"NCDPI has initiated a statewide professional development program to train teachers to effectively integrate computer technology into existing curriculum."
Best Practices - http://www.ncwiseowl.org/zones/mediatech/best/index.htm- "As a service to the North Carolina Public Schools, the Division of Instructional Technology will provide examples of best practices in Media and Technology. These examples are selected by the regional consultants in the Educational Technology Implementation & Planning Services Section.
IMPACT model - http://it.ncwiseowl.org/resources/i_m_p_a_c_t/ - "An interactive information tool designed to enhance communication and collaboration efforts with your school's Media and Technology staff. Also contains printables, classroom strategies, and other resources for using technology to maximize student learning.
NCWise Web-based training - http://www.ncwise.org/