This is a short list of communities and associations for educators
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
is the trusted source for professional development, knowledge generation, advocacy,
and leadership for innovation. A nonprofit membership organization, ISTE provides
leadership and service to improve teaching, learning, and school leadership by
advancing the effective use of technology in PK–12 and teacher education. Home
of the National Educational Technology Standards (NETS),
the Center for Applied Research in Educational Technology (CARET),
and the National Educational Computing Conference (NECC),
ISTE represents more than 85,000 professionals worldwide. We support our members
with information, networking opportunities, and guidance as they face the challenge
of transforming education. ISTE® is the registered trademark of International
Society for Technology in Education.
The Global Education Collaborative is a social networking site for K-20 educators interested in promoting global awareness. The ning powered site includes a section for videos, photos, and a forum page for discussions.
Discovery Educator Network Connecting teachers to their most
valuable resource…each other! The Discovery Educator Network is a global community
of educators who are excited by the power of digital media and want to collaborate
and share resources with other educators. The Discovery Educator Network web
site is a place for educators to share ideas as they connect with other educators
from all over the world. The website also offers a variety of resources that
are available at varying levels of access.
Teachers without Borders Closing the educational divide through
teacher training and community teaching & learning centers.
Worldbridges Worldbridges is a network of individuals and organizations
that use live, interactive webcasting and other new media technologies to help
people connect, learn, & collaborate. This is the parent site for EdTechTalk, EducationBridges.org, Webcast
Academy, and more.
Apple Learning Interchange Apple Learning Interchange (ALI)
is a set of free resources for educators that provides a single access point
to find media and ideas for classroom activities. Educators can connect with
each other through simple searching, messaging, iChat and collaborative publication
tools, and they can submit projects as simple as classroom snapshots or as complex
as multi-page abstracts for assessment, enhancement, and peer review.
International Edubloggers Directory The purpose of this site is to provide an up to date directory of edubloggers from around the world. The site will provide an easy way to find out what other edubloggers are blogging about.