Focused Resources For Use in Rock Creek Classrooms
These resources have been placed here for use by teachers in their classrooms. They are free, easy to access using the technology available in our rooms and help us to achieve our OIP technology goal.
Digital Video Collection
(AMC) Digital Video Collection (DVC) is available to all Ohio K-12 schools at no cost to districts, educators or students.
The Internet Archive
A 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library. Its purposes include offering permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format. Founded in 1996 and located in San Francisco, the Archive has been receiving data donations from Alexa Internet and others. In late 1999, the organization started to grow to include more well-rounded collections. Now the Internet Archive includes texts, audio, moving images, and software as well asarchived web pages in our collections, and provides specialized services for adaptive reading and information access for the blind and other persons with disabilities.
For Teachers Personal Growth
A small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Oxford UK each summer -- TED includes the award-winning TEDTalks video site, the Open Translation Project and Open TV Project, the inspiring TED Fellows and TEDx programs, and the annual TED Prize.
The Khan Academy
A not-for-profit 501(c)(3) with the mission of providing a world-class education to anyone, anywhere.
OIP Technology Goal 3
RCE teachers seek to embed technology in their instruction in order to deliver the curriculum in a highly effective and motivational way that is consistent with students developing a deeper understanding of content while they are acquiring 21st century communication skills, critical thinking skills, information and media literacies and technology skills.
The Rock Creek Elementary School staff will use technology in a manner consistent with the National Technology Standards. Teachers and administrators will document an understanding that access to and the ability to use technology is increasingly a critical component of personal empowerment for students