Consortium for School Networking (CoSN)
CoSN is the national voice for advocating access to the emerging National Information Infrastructure in schools.

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
ISTE is a nonprofit professional organization with a worldwide membership of leaders and potential leaders in educational technology. We are dedicated to providing leadership and service to improve teaching and learning by advancing the effective use of technology in K–12 education and teacher education. We provide our members with information, networking opportunities, and guidance as they face the challenge of incorporating computers, the Internet, and other new technologies into their schools.

Maryland Distance Learning Association (MDLA)
The Maryland Distance Learning Association (MDLA) is an association of learning professionals who advocate and promote the coordination and use of distance learning in Maryland and throughout the region.

Maryland Virtual Learning Opportunities Program (MVLO)
Through the delivery of high quality online courses, the Maryland Virtual Learning Opportunities Program, an educational service managed by the Maryland State Department of Education, is designed to expand the access of Maryland public school students.

MICCA is dedicated to providing leadership for advancing meaningful uses of technology in the educational communities of Maryland.

North American Council for Online Learning (NACOL)
The mission of the North American Council for Online Learning (NACOL) is to increase educational opportunities and enhance learning by providing collegial expertise and leadership in K-12 online teaching and learning.

Technology Observation Tools
The ISTE Classroom Observation Tool (ICOT®) is a FREE online tool that provides a set of questions to guide classroom observations of a number of key components of technology integration.


Shift Happens - (Link to YouTube)
Companion WikiSpace for Shifthappens -
Are You Blogging This? - Are you blogging this.mp4
Cyberbulling Is Hate - CyberBullying is Hate.mp4
Delete Cyberbullying - Delete Cyberbullying.mp4
What is Web 2.0 - What is Web2.mp4
Wiki in Plain English - Wiki in Plain English.mp4


College Students Score Higher In Classes That Incorporate Instructional Technology Than In Traditional Classes -

Saving Videos from YouTube -</span>

Technology Standards Testing

Student Sample items - Some of you had asked for the link to the 20 item sample questions for You can find the sample questions at [[|]]


ISTE Bookstore -
Making Technology Standards Work for You - A Guide for School Administrators (Susan Brooks-Young)
The Electronic Briefcase for Administrators - Tools and Templates (Susan Brooks-Young)
101 Best Web Sites for Principals (Susan Brooks-Young)
Self- Assessment Activities for School Administrators (Susan Brooks-Young)

Blogs Wikis and Podcast -

File Conversion Tools
ZamZar - free file conversion tool
YouConvert It - free video conversion tool


Susan Brooks Young
Survey - The%20Great%20North%20American%20Paradigm%20Survey.pdf

Ian Jukes

David Warlick

Will Richardson

Alan November

Resources Compliments of Baltimore Co Schools
Power Points

Administrator Observation Look Fors
Admin Observation Look Fors - OIT.doc