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A free workshop presented online by "CONCEPT TO CLASSROOM, "a collaboration between Thirteen Ed Online and Disney Learning Partnership. This workshop is broken down into sections called Explanation, Demonstration, Exploration, and Implementation. Each section answers critical questions, provides short video clips from experts/users, and provides links to other critical information or terms when appropriate. Other workshops are also available, see the descriptions page for more: http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/description.html
WRITING AND USING WEBQUESTS
LIST OF WEBQUEST RUBRICS - http://www.alicechristie.org/edtech/wq/rubrics.html
Dr. Alice Christie at Arizona State University offers six examples of Webquest rubrics.
EDUCATION WORLD - http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech/tech011.shtml
Create a webquest. It is easier than you think. "A WebQuest," according to Bernie Dodge, the originator of the WebQuest concept, "is an inquiry-oriented activity in which most or all of the information used by learners is drawn from the Web. WebQuests are designed to use learners' time well, to focus on using information rather than on looking for it, and to support learners' thinking at the levels of analysis, synthesis, and evaluation." Check this out.
MATRIX FOR WEBQUESTS - http://webquest.org/
The numbers in the cells represent the number of WebQuests listed at each grade level and subject. This list is a selective one... much more selective than what you'll find if you type "WebQuest" into a search engine! Last update was 2008.
ROAD MAP FOR DESIGNING WEBQUESTS - http://webquest.sdsu.edu/roadmap/
By Berie Dodge, this site gives all the info you need to design and use your own. Start with the seven steps. It's easy.
Select which html format you wish to work with: no frames, frames with text links, or frames with graphic text rollovers ? just fill in the blanks! This is the new template page from San Diego
HOW TO BE A WEBHOUND - http://www.mcli.dist.maricopa.edu/webhound/index.html
The Good the Bad and the Ugly, scavenger hunt.
WEBQUEST COLLECTIONS - http://webquest.sdsu.edu/
HISTORY WEBQUESTS - http://lasd.k12.pa.us/teachers/purnellj/Projects.html
CATAWBA COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA - http://www.catawba.k12.nc.us/webquest/
GUILFORD COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA - http://its.guilford.k12.nc.us/webquests/
Teacher-generated WebQuests are broken down into Grades K-2, 3, 4, 5, 6-8 and 9-12. The descriptive annotations of each title help to save you time and give you an idea of what is of value to you. Support materials and activity sheets needed to complete these Quests are right in the web pages.
NELLIES ENGLISH PROJECTS - http://www.nelliemuller.com/elementary_school.htm
There are an amazing assortment of resources on this site; but the webquest links a great. They are divided up by grade and presented in an easy to see table. Elementary webquests are located at http://www.nelliemuller.com/elementary_school.htm; grades 7-9 at http://www.nelliemuller.com/Junior_High_WebQuests.htm This is one of the largest collection of webquests links so far, but it is not annotated.
INTERNET GUIDE FOR EDUCATORS-WEBQUESTS -
Sites to help you create a webquest, and scroll down to actual webquestslike Chocolate Chip Cookies, to eat or not eat.
YORKVILLE, ILLINOIS COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT - http://www.yorkville.k12.il.us/webquests/webquests.htm
Sixty WebQuests for your consideration, listed by grade level and annotated to give you an idea of what each has to offer. Titles include A Quest for Respect with The Grouchy Ladybug, Be a Good Citizen with Miss Rumphius, The Colonial Antique Road Show, Plastics By the Number, Using the Number "e" for Population Growth Analysis and Travels with Forrest Gump - Creating a commemorative magazine.
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