Tom Daccord
external image tomheadthumb.gifTom Daccord is an educational technology specialist and author of Best Ideas for Teaching with Technology: A Practical Guide for Teachers by Teachers and The Best of History Web Sites. A veteran "laptop teacher" who instructed in a wireless laptop environment for seven years, Tom has been featured in the Boston Globe ("Making Tech Connect," December 29, 2003) for his contributions to teaching with technology. He has presented on educational technology topics at various national and regional conferences. He is creator and co-webmaster of Best of History Web Sites, an award-winning portal and is also co-director of The Center for Teaching History with Technology, Tom currently serves on the technology committe of the National Council of Social Studies and created its online social network, the NCSS Community Network. A graduate of Princeton University and the University of Montreal, Tom has taught in Quebec, France, Switzerland, and the United States.

Select EdTech Resources:
  • Mathtrain.tv Students create screencasts to teach other students math.
  • Vocaroo.com Free, web-based audio recorder that students and educators can use to record and embed instructions, comments, readings, etc.
  • Voki.comCreate an online avatar to communicate and collaborate in engaging ways
  • Math wiki manual Math teacher uses wiki to publish student solutions to math problems which by year's end becomes a teaching manual for other students