Education Technology Resources

Education Technology Resources

Having strong STEM subject-area foundations will equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to be college and career ready. The Oklahoma State Department of Education collaborates with Oklahoma educators to develop and identify high-quality resources for teachers and districts. Oklahoma resources include the Oklahoma EdTech Toolkit, guidance documents and research, virtual professional development modules, and access to instructional communities for professional growth.

The links below will take you to various resources related to Education Technology in Oklahoma. 

Optional Digital Technology Resources and Templates

There are numerous templates available online to help teachers quickly create lessons and presentations as well as other tools to support learning or to help promote community in classrooms. This database is a quick resource for teachers. All of the resources are able to be used or modified to best meet Oklahoma Academic Standards provided credit is given to the original creator. 

Disclaimer: Links to third-party websites do not constitute an endorsement of the content, viewpoint, accuracy, opinions, policies, products, services, or accessibility of the sites by the OSDE. 


Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources (OER) are freely accessible, openly licensed learning materials for teachers to use in instruction. Many resources are now available and new resources are being created daily.  The list below is some of the more popular content libraries. To learn more about Open Educational Resources, read this Edutopia article: Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup

Digital Citizenship Resources

Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA)

New guidance from the Federal Communications Commission clarifies new CIPA requirements related to Internet safety policy. Under the new law, school districts must update their Internet safety policies on or before July 1, 2012.

These policies must provide:

  • Education for minors about appropriate online behavior, which includes interaction with people on social networking sites and in chat rooms.
  • Evidence of programs that raise awareness of, and respond to, cyberbullying.

Additional curriculum resources can be found at:

  • Common Sense Media: Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.
  • i-SAFE America Foundation:                                                                          Resources for teachers, students, and parents
  • NetSmartz:                                                                                                    Created by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) These are nteractive safety resources that teach kids and teens how to stay safe on the Internet
  • Web Wise Kids:                                                                                  Computer simulation and board game for children to learn about Internet danger (game available to schools and families)
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Last updated on June 9, 2022