There are many great organizations with a wealth of information on wide variety of issues associated with computer programming and technology in schools. If you are a teacher, I would highly recommend joining  Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) and The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).  Membership to CSTA is free, ISTE memberships start at $115, and both have excellent membership forums.  

For information on state level organizations in the USA, visit the ISTE affiliate page, which also has information on international affiliates. To obtain information on England’s new national computer programming curriculum make sure to visit Computing at School (CAS)

Information on other organizations – listed alphabetically – is provided below.  As always, please let me know of other organizations not listed and I will be happy to list them.


Android 4 Schoolsaaaaa

If you’re here, chances are good that either you are currently using Android devices in your school or you are considering using Android devices in your school. Either way, you’ve come to a good place to learn about Android apps for students and teachers.


Apple and Educationaaaaa

We believe that technology has the power to transform the classroom. It can pave new ways of thinking.


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The Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)aaaaa

An international, not-for-profit, educational organization with the mission of advancing Information Technology in Education and E-Learning research, development, learning, and its practical application.


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Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) aaaaa

Professional association of thousands of educators and others whose activities are directed toward improving instruction through technology.


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Center for Digital Learning and Policy


A division of the Alliance for Excellent Education that focuses on the effective implementation of technology to improve student learning outcomes for success in college and a career.


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Center for Implementing Technology in Education (CITEd)aaaaa

Welcome to the Center for Implementing Technology in Education (CITEd)! CITEd identifies evidence-based practices for integrating instructional technology to support the achievement of all students.


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Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT)  aaaaa

I am Jane Hart, and I set up C4LPT as a place to share information on new learning trends, technologies and tools. This website has now become one of the world’s most visited learning sites on the Web. In 2014 there were over 2 million visits viewing over 10 million pages.


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Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA)  aaaaa

The Computer Science Teachers Association is a membership organization that supports and promotes the teaching of computer science and other computing disciplines. CSTA provides opportunities for K–12 teachers and students to better understand the computing disciplines and to more successfully prepare themselves to teach and learn.


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Computing at School (CAS)

The mission of Computing At School is to provide leadership and strategic guidance to all those involved in Computing education in schools, with a significant but not exclusive focus on the Computer Science theme within the wider Computing curriculum.


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Connected Learning Allianceaaaaa

The Connected Learning Alliance  supports the expansion and influence of a network of educators, experts, and youth-serving organizations mobilizing new technology in the service of equity, access and opportunity for all young people. ​The Alliance is a project of the New Venture Fund, and supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation as part of its Digital Media and Learning initiative.


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DevTech Research Groupaaaaa

The primary goal of the DevTech research group at Tufts University, directed by Prof. Marina Umaschi Bers, is to understand how to design and evaluate technologically-rich psycho-educational programs aimed at helping children develop in positive ways through the use of technology. In this context, we understand learning as an important aspect of development.


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edSurge  aaaaa

EdSurge was started in 2011 by Betsy Corcoran, Matt Bowman, Nick Punt and Agustin Vilaseca to connect the emerging community of edtech entrepreneurs and educators. We wanted to share detailed information about what new technologies could–and could not–do to support learning.


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International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)aaaaa

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is the premier nonprofit organization serving educators and education leaders committed to empowering connected learners in a connected world. ISTE serves more than 100,000 education stakeholders throughout the world.


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The International Society of the Learning Sciencesaaaaa

Professional society dedicated to the interdisciplinary empirical investigation of learning as it exists in real-world settings and to how learning may be facilitated both with and without technology.


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The International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) aaa

Professional organization for technology, innovation, design, and engineering educators.  Our mission is to promote technological literacy for all by supporting the teaching of technology and engineering and promoting the professionalism of those engaged in these pursuits.  ITEEA strengthens the profession through leadership, professional development, membership services, publications, and classroom activities


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MIT Media Labaaaaa

Actively promoting a unique, antidisciplinary culture, the MIT Media Lab goes beyond known boundaries and disciplines, encouraging the most unconventional mixing and matching of seemingly disparate research areas. It creates disruptive technologies that happen at the edges, pioneering such areas as wearable computing, tangible interfaces, and affective computing.


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National Association of Advisers for Computers in Education (Naace)aaaaa

We are a community of educators, technologists and policy makers who share a vision for the role of technology in advancing education. Our members include teachers, school leaders, advisors and consultants working within and across all phases of UK education.


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State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA)aaaaa

The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit membership association launched by state education agency leaders in 2001 to serve, support and represent their emerging interests and needs with respect to the use of technology for teaching, learning, and school operations.


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