3:30-3:45: Reconnecting and Goals:
Our goal for this workshop will be to continue to explore
appropriate web-based strategies that support the third activity in celebration
of the 100th Day of School Project: "Looking Back and Ahead by 100 Years".
By carefully selecting websites and using web designing tools to guide student
inquiry, participants will be able to generate an age appropriate research strategy
utilizing resources available on the world wide web.
3:45-5:15: Develop Web-based Research Projects in
grade level teams
Return to the agenda for December 14th to take a look at the
for the "Looking Back and Ahead" unit which we discussed last
time. Here you will also find the model strategies for how to create an
appropriate web-based research project. You may wish to review some or all of
them. And finally, you'll find some web resources that may be helpful as you
create your webliography.
Agenda for December 21st
- Take some time to consider and discuss methods for engaging student
- role-playing strategies
- jigsaw strategy
- Review appropriate model "webquesting"
- Finalize webliography
- Discuss and clarify Goals, Objectives, Process, Evaluation with
colleagues in grade level teams
- Begin creating Webquest Activity
- Write Student Directions- Use FrontPage (web authoring program) to
Looking Ahead to January 4th
- Polish Research Activity
- Review student schedule for using internet computers in Room 326
Keep in mind an Evaluation Strategy for assessing
the quality of your selected websites. Use the evaluation instrument
Critically about World Wide Web Resources) provided; assess the sites that
you have listed in your Webliography and determine whether you should keep or
5:15-5:30: Save your work and Adjourn