Web Resources and Projects
The following links will provide information on many web based projects and
activities for your students.
Hotlists: A hotlist
is a list of links that you create for a subject that you have reviewed for
content for your students to use.
This link has many lists already done for the teacher
2001 Edition from The Internet Kids and Family Yellow Pages
Hotlist tutorial link
This site has hotlists and also gives tips on building a webquest.
Multimedia Scrapbooks: Find
internet sites that link the students to
photographs, maps, stories, facts, quotations,
sound clips, videos, etc. Students cut and paste what they have found and put
them into a variety of medias: newsletter, slide presentation, or Web
Template for scrapbook website
Examples of teacher and student scrapbooks as well as resources
Scavenger Hunts: This is a way for a
teacher to teach searching skills to the students. There are two ways to
do a scavenger hunt. One way is to provide the URLs to answer a
question. The second way is to give the students the search engine to find
Vary complete link. It has samples and templates to use for hunts.
Sample hunts designed by teachers in training
Webquest: This project gives
the students a problem to solve or a scenario. Check out the Dog Webquest
linked on the top of this page.
Many webquest examples
Web Expeditions: This gives lets
the students travel the globe to find out information from experts.
Get involved in the Jason project. Each year it takes you on an
adventure. For one classroom, it costs $199
Project-Based Learning: There are
many facets to PBL. The most important feature is that the students
generate a greater responsibility for their own learning. Students can
develop academic, social and life skills through school work. What is
exciting about PBL is that it can take students out of the classroom and into
their community where they can interact and find the knowledge they are trying
Check out student winners
These sites have many web activities
Samples of hotlists, webquests and scavenger hunts
Examples of all different web activities
Online classes highly recommended
"Making the Best Use of Internet for K-12
"Designing K12 Internet Instruction"
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Created by Brenda Durden
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