Career & Technology

Professional Resources

Making it Work
Making technology integration work at your school. All of the topics are presented in a brief, open-ended style to make them easy to adapt to many situations.
Ask the Experts
Ask the Experts provides links to literally hundreds of sites on various services such as "Ask Jeeves" to Teacher2Teacher. Subject links will provide access to links to get information from "Ask Dr. Science" to the 'last word'.
Computer History Museum
It's not just a museum, it's one of the largest collections of computer-related artifacts, documents, films and photographs in the world. You can explore the online archives, browse the exhibits, or learn more about preserving this living history of the information age. As such, the Museum plays a unique role in the history of the computing revolution and its worldwide impact on the human experience.
HTML Quick Reference Guide
This page is a summary chart of basic HTML code.
How to Search the Web: A Guide To Search Tools
Using the various search tools on the web is enhanced by knowing how they were actually designed, and especially by knowing the specific rules--all too often quite different--for each tool. This site provides a brief explanation about using various search engines.
Interactive HTML Tutorial
This site is a student project by David Tai. Learn basic HTML commands by typing text directly into boxes on the tutorial and see the results immediately.
Interactive HTML Tables Tutorial
This site is a student project by Lara Labastie. Practice constructing HTML tables and see the results in pop-up windows.
Just for Kids
Just for the Kids has worked with educators since 1995 to improve student learning by analyzing academic performance and sharing successful educator practices. Just for the Kids provide training and tutorials to help educators and communities use their valuable school improvement tools.
NCSA Beginner's Guide to HTML
Offers an introduction to understanding the hypertext markup language used on the World Wide Web. Links to additional web-based resources about HTML and other related aspects of web page design are also provided within this guide.
NetLingo is an online dictionary about the Internet. It contains thousands of words and definitions that describe the technology and community of the World Wide Web.
No Child Left Behind
This website provides information and links to legislation, Federal Register Notices, Policy Guidance, and Grant Applications for the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Links to Legislation, Regulations, and Policy Guidance for programs still being implemented under the Improving America's Schools Act are also available on this site.
On-Line Computer Dictionary
Need a quick definition for a computer term? The On-Line Dictionary provides a searchable dictionary of acronyms, jargon, programming languages, tools, architecture, operating systems, networking, theory, conventions, standards, mathematics, telecoms, electronics, institutions, companies, projects, products, history, in fact anything to do with computing.
Teach for America
Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates of all academic majors who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong leaders in the effort to expand opportunities for children.
The ThinkQuest Library provides innovative learning resources for students of all ages on a wide range of educational topics. Featuring over 5,500 websites, the library is created by students from around the world as part of the competition.
Webmonkey: The Web Developer's Resource
This site contains How-To tutorials on HTML plus more information for advanced users. It also contains Quick Reference pages on HTML and other topics.