||Program 2 in this series of The Internet
in Action looks at the contributions technology can make to the elementary
school classroom, and at the care that educators have to take to ensure
that technology is used efficiently and effectively. In addition to
showing specialists demonstrating strategies for integrating Internet
resources into social studies projects, this program considers the
impact of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
standards for teachers and students, and introduces online communication
tools developed specifically with teachers in mind.
Learn about some of the theories behind the interdisciplinary approach
to learning, and think about how interdisciplinary projects may work
in your classroom.
Featured Project: The Revolutionary War
Take an in-depth look at the interdisciplinary project featured on The Internet
in Action. This section includes lesson plans.
Creating Lesson Plans
Learn how to plan, prepare, and assess lesson plans that involve the use
of multimedia resources.
ISTE - the International Society for Technology in Education
In this section, you'll find out about ISTE - its missions and goals, and the services it offers
teachers and students, including the National Education in Technology Standards (NETS).
Take a closer look at two online communications tools developed by
Scholastic and featured in The Internet in Action.