Technology should play a vital role in designing and implementing rich lessons that allow students to take ownership of information and materials taught. Multiple means of representing information facilitate student ability to analyze, create, understand, organize and make the information useful for survival and successfully competing in a global society. Finding resources and content that can be useful in motivating students can be time consuming. Pathways will provide technology tools that can be integrated into the curriculum to promote higher order thinking skills and a challenging environment for learning.

is designed to help perform specific tasks. These programs may be commercial, or open source. This software includes database programs, word processors and spreadsheets.

Commercial Software


Open Source Software

Microsoft Office Templates

Open Office Download - Open Office

Microsoft Office 2003-2010 Online Help

Open Office Templates

Microsoft Office Learning Videos

Open Office, How to work with Templates

Microsoft Office 2010 Tutorials

Moodle Tutorial

Open Office Tutorials

Lesson Plans

English Language Arts

Dance Arts



Second Languages


Social Studies


Theater Arts

Visual Arts

1434 Lessons

8 Lessons

1075 Lessons

71 Lessons

39 Lessons

936 Lessons

1725 Lessons

1624 Lessons

21 Lessons

146 Lessons

Hardware and Peripherals

The same hammer can both break windows and build cathedrals,” (Johnson, 2010) is a quote that speaks to the importance of selecting the right tools for the right job which is a major key for providing students with a quality education that prepares them to effectively compete in a global society. Technology is a process and should be used to prepare students to interact with their global neighbors, analyze, create and evaluate situations and appropriate tools to perform in various academic institutions or on the job.

Digital Cameras

Document Cameras

Interactive White Boards


Response Systems
Miscellaneous Tools
100 Ways to use Digital Cameras

Document camera in the classroom

Smart Exchange

LiveBinder iPads in Schools

Mouse Michief
Using the digital camera

Mimio Connect

App Volume Purchasing Explained

Primary classrooms

Promethean Planet

iTouch and iPod Resources (also LiveBinder)

Displaying and Sharing

TES - Interactive Whiteboard Lessons

iPad for Special Needs

Kodak Ideas

SmartBoard Lessons

Initial iPad Set-up

Going Digital

iPads in Education

Classroom Activities

Digital Education


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