Teacher Support Sites


  Dept. of Education & Science
  Irish Primary Principals Network
  NCCA Curriculum Planning Tool
  NPPTI (Teacher Induction)
  PDST (Professional Development Service for Teachers)
  School Development Planning Support
  Scratch Support Site
  Teacher CPD

ICT Policy Documents & Reports
              (all in PDF format)

  Blueprint for the Future of ICT in Irish Ed. 2001-2003
  Digital Strategy for Schools 2015-2020 (DES 2015)
  Guidelines ICT in Primary Schools (NCCA 2003)
  ICT Guidelines for Teachers of Children with General Learning Disabilities (NCCA)
  ICT - The Invisible Plan (NCCA)
  Inspectorate Report on ICT in Schools (2008)
  Investing Effectively in ICT in Schools 2008-2013
  NAACE Guide to the New UK Computing Curriculum
  Planning and Implementing eLearning in your School (NCTE 2009)
  Report on the Impact of Schools IT2000
  Revised ICT Framework (NCCA 2007)
  Schools IT2000 (DES 1997)
  Students Computers and Learning (OECD 2015)
  Use of ICT in Education: Survey of schools in Europe 2013
  Webwise: Primary Teachers' Handbook (NCTE 2011)

  CERI - ICT in Initial Teacher Training (OECD)
  Interactive Whiteboard Bibliography (to 2006)
  International Portal of Teacher Education
  Mitchel Resnick Publications
  PBS Technology Integration Research Database
  Technology Integration Matrix (Florida CIT)

Web 2.0 / Cloud Computing in Education
  Classroom 2.0 - Teacher Discussion Forum
  E-Learning and Web 2.0 Tools for Schools
  An Introducation to Wikis in Education
  A New Way To Lecture
  100 Ways To Use Social Media in the Classroom
  Schools That Blog (at Scoilnet)
  73 Ways to Use Thing Link in the Classroom (Donna Baumbach)
  STHS Library Guides - New Tools
  The Super Book of Web Tools for Educators
  10 Articles on Web 2.0 in Education
  Tools for the 21st Century Teacher
  Twitter in the K-8 Classroom
  Web 20.11 at Discovery Education

Digital Literacy
  U.S. Digital Lieracy

Online / Blended Learning
  Blended Learning Implementation Guide

Educational Technology Vocabulary
  Glossary of Ed. Etch. Terms

Programming Resources/Research
  Logo Resources

  Readings (Articles, Research, Policies)

General Resources (free)
  ABC Splash (Australia)
  ABC Teach
  Activity Village
  BBC Bitesize
  BBC Teach (Primary)
  Chateau Meddybemps
  Enchanted Learning
  In 2 Edu (New Zealand)
  INTO Classroom Resources
  John Paul (Resources and Links for SEN)
  Learning Page
  LibreTexts (Free Online School Textbooks)
  OER Commons (Open Educational Resources)
  PBS Teacher Source
  Seomra Ranga

General Resources

  Edmentum International
  Ed on the Web
  Espresso Education
  IXL Math
  Manga High
  Oxford Reading Tree Online
  Spark Island

Links Links Links
  All My Faves (Education)
  Awesome Library
  BBC Guide to Online Learning
  Blackstump Kids
  Blackstump Teachers
  Bloomin' Apps (Resources for Bloom's Taxonomy)
  Digital Storytelling Resources Guide
  Education Planet
  John Thurlow's Children's Sites
  Kinderstart - Learning Activities
  Marcia's Lesson Links
  Musical Instrument Museums Online
  Oped Ed.io
  Primary Homework Help
  Walter McKenzie's Surfaquarium

Free Programs to Download
  Ace Thinker (Free Screen Recorder)
  Alice (Block Programmingr)
  Audacity (Sound Creation, Recording and Editing)
  BlockCAD (LEGO-like Block Building Program)
  Cam Studio (Screen Recording)
  Free Audio Tools (at British Library)
  GIMP (Image Editor)
  Google Earth
  Hackety (Programming for Kids)
  Inkscape (Drawing Program)
  Jing (Screen Capture/Recording)
  Lonely Screen (Mirror iOS Device on PC/Mac)
  Microsoft Photo Story 3
  Minetest (Free Version of Minecraft)
  MP3 to My MP3 - Captures Computer Music
  Nimbus (Screenshot Tool)
  Ocean Audio (Audio Editor)
  Open Board (Free IWB Software)
  Open Office
  Paint.net (Painting Program)
  Pictoselector (Visual Schedule Maker)
  Podcast Generator
  Presentation Tube
  Python (Programming for Kids)
  SRecorder (Screen Recorder)
  Skitch (Screen Grab and Annotate)
  Synfig (Animation Software)
  Tuxpaint (Painting Program)
  Tynker (Programming for Kids)
  Wave Pad (Sound Recorder and Editor)

  Livre! Portal to Free Access Journals

ICT Blogs and New Site Alerts
  Anseo (Simon Lewis)
  Blackstump What's New
  Directory of Learning Tools (at C4LPT)
  eLearning Island (Donal O'Mahony)
  4 Kids.org
  Free Resources for Teachers (Patricia Donaghy)
  Free Technology 4 Teachers (Richard Byrne)
  Google Extensions, Apps and Add-ons (at Tech Tips 411)
  ICT Magic Recently Added (M. Burnett)
  Illuminations (Latest Games and Activities)
  Interactive Sites
  Jane's E-Learning Pick of the Day (Jane Knight)
  Kathleen Morris Primary Tech
  Larry Ferlazzo Websites of the Day
  Nathan Hall's No Registration Webtools
  No Signup Tools
  Seas Suas (Blog Aggregator)
  Seomra Ranga (Damien Quinn)
  Show Me.uk
  Teachers First
  Tech Tips 411
  Tim Rylands
  Tony Vincent on Twitter
  The Whiteboard Blog (D. Nicholson)

Schools Directories
  Primary Blog Map
  Scoilnet - Schools Online
  UK Schools Directory

Connect With Other Schools
  Empatico (Classroom Matching Service)
  Pen Pal Schools
  Quadblogging (4 Classes Collaboration Tool)
  The Wonderment

Irish Schools Sharing Resources
  Askea BNS Co. Carlow
  Edmund Rice School Tramore

Teaching Ideas/Tips
  Anti-Bullying Centre
  The Art of Questioning in Mathematics
  Beyond Traditional Math
  Classroom Architect (Classroom Floorplan Tool)
  Class Management Best List
  Cult of Pedagogy (Jennifer Gonzalez)
  Doing What Works
  E is for Explore
  Get Your Hands Dirty (Plants/Animals in School)
  I Love That Teaching Idea
  The Idea Box
  Ideas For Class (Classroom Decoration Ideas)
  Inspiring Teachers
  Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything
  Learning In Hand (Tony Vincent)
  Make XR (Teacher's Guide to VR,AR,3D & 360 Tools)
  Multicultural Pavillion
  NewLearn.io (Resource Sharing Site)
  New Teacher Survival Guide (at Scholastic)
  PDST Video Examplars of Good Practice with ICT
  Practical Pointers for YouTube (at Learning in Hand)
  RAFT Idea Sheets
  Sanity Savers (at Teachersfirst.Com)
  Teaching About Refugees (at UNHCR)
  The Science of Classroom Design
  Teaching Science
  Top Teaching Ideas (at Scholastic)

AI Tools for Teachers
  AI Activation and Engagement Activity Generator
  Futurepedia (AI tools directory)
  Future Tools
  Magic School.ai
  Teachmate Ai

Thematic Collections
  PBS Halloween Collection

School Tours
  Cliste (Clever List of Irish School Tours)

STEM Resources
  British Computer Society Classroom Resources

      Updated 12 October 2023