Appendix C. - Plan for Technology Implementation
Montague Area Public Schools

Reference Information for Educational Technology


International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
1787 Agate Street
Eugene, Oregon 97403-1923
Order Dest: (800) 336-5191
FAX: (503) 346-5890

ISTE is an international organization of educators at various levels with an interest in using various technologies in the educational process. ISTE offers a monthly newsletter and two journals, Learning and Leading With Technology (formerly The Computing Teacher) and the Journal of Research on Computing in Education, as well as several special interest publications. ISTE also promotes several national educational technology conferences, and offers discounts for several books and periodicals dealing with educational and technological issues.

Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL)
P.O. Box 850628
Westland, Michigan 48185-0628
Phone: (313) 595-2493
FAX: (313) 595-2013

MACUL is an organizational affiliate of ISTE for educators in the state of Michigan. MACUL is one of the largest regional organizations devoted to educational technology. MACUL offers members assistance through the use of instructional documents and videos devoted to implementation of technolgies in the educational process. An annual conference is held alternately in Detroit and Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids in 1996), and smaller, special interest groups also hold regional meetings.


Electronic Learning

A periodical focusing on integration of technological tools into K-12 curriculum. Articles address curriculum development, financial concerns, software review, hardware review and emerging technologies, and ideas for inclusion of technology in classroom activities.

Published by Scholastic, Inc.
Eight issues per year. $23.95 a year, $4.00 per single copy (Free through ISTE.)
Subscriptions: Electronic Learning
P.O. Box 5397
Boulder, Colorado 80322-3797

Technology & Learning

A periodical focusing on technology use in the K-12 classroom. Articles address software review, planning issues such as curriculum development and finance, successful programs in technology implementation, and news updates regarding educational technology.

Published by Peter Li, Inc.
Eight issues per year. $24.00 a year. (Discount rate of $12.00 through ISTE)
Subscriptions: Technology & Learning
P.O. Box 49727
Dayton, Ohio 45449-0727

Learning and Leading with Technology

Available through ISTE membership (see above).

Journal of Research on Computing in Education

Available through ISTE membership.

Information Clearinghouses and Other Programs:

A+ America Technology for Schools Program
A+ America
139 Billerica Road
Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01824
(508) 256-9469 or (800) 557-2466

Participating corporate sponsors assign values to their products, called A+ Points, that can be collected and redeemed by participating schools for any of the more than 5000 educational products offered in the A+ America technology catalog.

Computer Learning Foundation
P.O. Box 60007
Palo Alto, California 94306-6007
(415) 327-3347

The Computer Learning Foundation sponsors annual contests where students, educators, and parents can win software and hardware. Call or write for the official publication.

Ethical Uses of Information Technologies in Education

This useful book for teaching about the ethical uses of inofrmation technologies is available from the National Criminal Justice Reference Service for $9.00. The reference number is NCJ# 136-548. In the U.S., call (800) 851-3420. This book is public domain and may be photocopied.

National Association for the Exchange of Industrial Resources
P.O. Box 8076
560 McClure Street
Galesburg, Illinois 61401-8076
(800) 562-0955 or (309) 343-0704

NAEIR provides five catalogs a year of supplies, including software and hardware that businesses want to donate to schools. There is a membership fee, and members must pay shipping for items requested.

National Center for Technology Planning

A clearinghouse for the exchange of information related to technology planning, including school district technology plans, technology planning aids, sample planning forms, and electronic monographs on related topics.

Contact: Larry Anderson
Drawer NU
Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762
(601) 325-2281

Resources for Design and Implementation of Staff Development and In-service Programs

American Association of School Administrators
1801 N. Moore Street
Rosslyn, Virginia 22209

American Federation of Teachers
555 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001

American Society for Training and Development
1640 King Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22313

Association for Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching
P.O. Box 4456
Austin, Texas 78765

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Curriculum/Technology Resource Center
1250 N. Pitt Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Computer Learning Foundation
P.O. Box 60007
Palo Alto, California 94306-0007

Computers, Reading, and Language Arts
P.O. Box 13039
Oakland, California 94661

International Society for Technology in Education
1787 Agate Street
Eugene, Oregon 97403-1923

Michigan Association of Computer Users in Learning
P.O. Box 850628
Westland, Michigan 48185-0628

National Association of Elementary School Teachers
1615 Duke Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

National Association of Secondary School Administrators
1904 Association Drive
Reston, Virginia 22901

National Center for Technology in Education
610 W. 112th Street
New York, New York 10025

National Council for the Social Studies
Instructional Media Advisory Committee
3501 Neward Street, NW
Washington, DC 20016

National Education Association
1201 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

National School Boards Association
1680 Duke Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Technical Education Resources Center
8 Eliot Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

The Thornburg Center for Professional Development
P.O. Box 1317
Los Altos, California 94023-1317

Books and Other Publications

Computers in the Schools: A Guide to Planning and Administration
by Anthony G. Picciano
Copyright 1994 by Macmillan Publishing Company
311 pages
ISBN 0-02-395281-4

Education, Technology, and Paradigms of Change for the 21st Century
by David D. Thornburg
Copyright 1991 by Starsong Publications
143 pages
ISBN 0-942207-09-2

The 1994-95 Educational Software Preview Guide
edited by Anita Best and Judi Mathis Johnson
Copyright 1994 by ISTE
112 pages
ISBN 1-56484-100-6

The Technology Coordinator
by David Moursund
Copyright 1992 by ISTE
192 pages
ISBN 1-56484-015-8

Education in the Communication Age
by David D. Thornburg
Copyright 1994 by Starsong Publications
188 pages and 1 CD-ROM for Macintosh computer
ISBN 0-942207-11-4

Education for an Information Age - Teaching in the Computerized Classroom
by Bernard J. Poole
Copyright 1995 by William C. Brown Communications
459 pages
ISBN 0-697-15403-3

Education on the Internet - A Hands-on Book of Ideas, Resources, Projects, and Advice
by Jill H. Ellsworth
Copyright 1994 by Sams Publishing
591 pages
ISBN 0-672-30595-X

Educators Guide for Developing and Funding Educational Technology Solutions, Third Edition
by John Cradler and Ruthmary Cordon-Cradler
Copyright 1994 by Educational Support Systems
155 pages

The Technology Age Classroom
Edited by Terence R. Cannings and LeRoy Finkel
Copyright 1993 by Franklin, Beedle & Associates
661 pages
ISBN 0-938661-44-2

Adoptable Copyright Policy: Copyright Policy and Manuals Designed for Adoption by Schools, Colleges and Universities
by Charles Vlcek
Copyright 1992 by AECT
128 pages
ISBN 0-89240-064-1

The Childrens Machine - Rethinking School in the Age of the Computer
by Seymour Papert
Copyright 1993 by BasicBooks
242 pages
ISBN 0-465-01063-6

Technology and Education Reform
Edited by Barbara Means
Copyright 1994 by Jossey-Bass
232 pages
ISBN 1-55542-625-5

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