GREYFRIAR'S GUIDE TO EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES--Friar Bob's Page






Friar Bob is definitely the quietest and calmest of the retrievers and is inclined to challenges in the field of educational technology. He has chosen to guide us to sites around the Web which provide information on Web pages, computer technology and innovations, as well as a variety of technology in education sites. {Updated 03/31/06




HTML Lessons and Site Evaluation Materials--a new link to our lessons used to teach site evaluation, HTML and site design.



GENERAL TECHNOLOGY INFO AND LINKS

Acceptable Use Policy Links--from the West Virginia Department of Education

All About Internet: A Brief History

The Digital Education Network: A resource for teachers and students--DEN offers all kinds of tutorials for software.

EdTech Archives --a site to check out what's been said on the EdTech Listserv on all sorts of educational technology questions.

Encyclopedia of Educational Technology --extensive coverage of many aspects of the subject.

File Format Guide

The History of Computing

History of Internet and WWW: The Roads and Crossroads of Internet History

The Information and Communication Technolgogy Portal (ICT) for Teacher Training --interesting searchable database for training purposes

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

Internet Archive: The Wayback Machine --Might have to look at this from home (Bess blocks it here), but if you have an old lost website you'd like to view again, this is the place for you!

Internet/Software Quality HotList

From Now On--Jamie McKenzie's educational technology journal

PCWebopedia --a terrific site to get definitions and information in all technology areas

PriceWatch --a great site to do comparison shopping for all of your hardware and software needs!

Search Engine Dictionary

Teachnology Tutorials for Teachers --links to many valuable learning tutorials

Steve Mikulski's Technology Education Page--Technology Resources and Lesson Plans

Tech Learning--"The Resource for Technology Education Leaders"

Tiny Url --a way to send those loooooong URLs in shorthand

Technology Tutorials, Code Examples and Articles --The Troo Bloo Database


BLOGGING, PODCASTING, DISTANCE EDUCATION, MULTIMEDIA & VIDEOCONFERENCING LINKS


Andy Carvin's Waste of Bandwidth: How to Create your Own Mobcast with Blogger

Kathy Schrock's Kaffeeklatsch: Brief Overview of K-12 Podcasting

HTML, GRAPHICS, & WEBPAGE INFO

Animated GIF.net --good site for free gifs in over 40 catgories

Barry's Clip Art Server

Brainy Betty

The Clip Art Connection

DK Clip Art--from Dorling Kindersley

EveryMac.Com --latest info for the Mac platform including questions and answers

HTML Color

Free Resource for Content and Webmaster Tools --counters, scripts, graphics, etc.

GifWizard --Want to lower the pixels on your graphics? Need to cut down on "load time"? This site does it for you!

Graphics and how to create them

HTML Writers Guild --links to information on creating web pages

Icon Bazaar

J's Magic Graphics Library Index

MacInstein --a Mac only search engine

Netscape Composer Web Page Tutorial

Web Developers' --for all of our web pages

Customizing Your Web Pages--from Beyond the Son of Filamentality

Microsoft Site Builder Workshop--Web Gallery

Searching the Internet for Images

SGML and XML Mark Up Languages

The TrooBloo Database --More than 5,000 Technology Related Tutorials, Code Examples & Articles

U. S. Government Graphics and Images

WiseGorilla --Educational free clip art resource

XML Beginner's Guide


PLATFORM AND PROGRAM LINKS


Long way to go here--send us your addresses especially for great IBM sites(We think we've got the MACs pretty well covered)!

CatchUp --Updating PCs and MAC from CNet and Download.com

The Easter Egg Archive --for a bit of fun

Online Plug-ins:Audio/Video --links to the Netscape plug-ins many of us need!

Internet/Archive for the MAC

Mac Managers Home Page --Just found this incredible set of links for networking hints and helps for the MAC!


VIRUS MYTHS LINKS


Purportal --A site with links to a variety of urban legend, myth and virus information. Must check this before you forward anything!

Hoax Viruses

Hoaxbusters

Truth or Fiction.com --billing itself as "your Email Reality Check"--a great place to check the forwards before you pass them on!