Technology

The VESTA Technology Section meets regularly to discuss matters of interest and concern to teachers working with technology in Vancouver public schools. Issues of recent concern include BCeSIS, the VSB’s Computer Sustainability Plan and flexibility and choice around use of computers in schools.

Important links for technology teachers:

VSB Help Desk Phone the Help Desk at 604-713-4444
VSB Media Bookings Access to VSB Media bookings online

  • Brush up on your computer skills and ask the question you always wanted to ask.
  • A lisit of free education software: Programs ~ Internet ~ Mac Stuff ~ Primary ~ Intermediate ~ Secondary ~ Just for Teachers ~ Fonts ~Graphics and Clipart ~ Music and Sound ~ Windows add-ons ~ Games ~ Misc ~ Security.

Technology links of interest:

BCTF
BC Technology Educators’ Association
Conditions for Success
Computer Using Educators of BC (CUEBC)
TechTalk
BC Ministry of Education
ICT Planning Resources
Canadian Teachers’ Federation
From Now On: The Educational Technology Journal (FNO)
ICTeachers
Internet4Classrooms
Learn the Net
The WebQuest Page