Resources: Educational Technology
Technology Instructional Resources
icon external linkSketchUp Pro
SketchUp Pro 2014/16 educational lab licenses are offered at no cost for schools that participate in the statewide licensing grant program.
For more information about SketchUp, click on the links: SketchUp website and Knowledge Center for downloading, installing, and authorization instructions, training materials, getting started guides, video tutorials, and much more.
icon external linkIntel® Teach Elements for Arizona Educators
The Intel® Teach Elements courses are a series of asynchronous, facilitated online professional development courses that provide teachers a deeper exploration of 21st century learning concepts such as project-based approaches, assessment of 21st century skills, and collaboration with Web 2.0 tools. The courses include animated e-learning modules with some interactive learning exercises, online forums to allow participants to reflect and discuss course ideas with each other and off-line activities to apply what they are learning to their current practice through the completion of a project plan.
Intel® Teach is a trademark of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries
Technology Instructional Resources - External Sources
icon external linkSpeak Up National Research Survey
Each year the Speak Up National Research project polls K-12 students, parents and educators about the role of technology for learning in and out of school and represents the largest collection of authentic, unfiltered stakeholder voice on digital learning. For more information visit Project Tomorrow.
Integration Instructional Resources
icon external linkThe Arizona Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students. The TIM associates five levels of technology integration (i.e., entry, adoption, adaptation, infusion, and transformation) with each of the five characteristics of meaningful learning environments.
icon external linkThe Florida Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students.
For more information click the link Florida Technology Integration Matrix (TIM)
Resources for Mobile Learning, Digital Learning and Other Reports
- icon external link Education-Technology Policy K12 Blueprint Toolkit
- icon external link New Media Consortium (NMC) 2015 Horizon Report
- icon external link 2014 Speak Up:Mobile Learning Infographic
- icon external link 2014 Speak Up: Digital Learning 24/7 Report
- icon external link ISTE: Mobile Devices Put Students in Control
- icon external link ISTE: What’s Missing from Mobile Learning
- icon external link ISTE: Three benefits of mobile learning you’re not leveraging
- icon external link SETDA: Navigating the Digital Shift
- icon external link Office of Educational Technology: 2016 National Educational Technology Plan
Professional Teacher Organizations
icon external link Teacher Organizations
- icon external link AzTEA – Arizona Technology in Education Association
- icon external link ISTE – International Society for Technology in Education
Contact Information: Suzi Mast Director of Educational Technology | 602-364-4030