Thursday, April 26, 2001
4:00-6:00 pm

Teachers College: 

50 Thorndike



Our goal for this workshop will be to explore on-line projects that you and your class may wish to join. We'll spend some time as a whole group investigating some well known sites and then, take the opportunity as individuals to explore some web-based projects of individual interest.



4:00-4:15- Reconnecting

Review and adjust today's workshop schedule


4:15-5:15- General overview of on-line projects

Each workshop participant will act as guide in a brief introductory investigation into one on-line project. Please point out the educational goals of the project assigned to you and help the group understand the content, skills and activities that students will encounter as they participate in the project itself.  


5:15-6:00- On your own

     Continue with the exploration of web-based projects of interest to you, your grade level, or curriculum concerns. Here are some links that you may find useful...

Examples of On-line Projects (Click on the links to find projects)

Info Tree: On-line Educational Projects (Try it but this link was not working recently)

New Zealand On-line (World-wide projects... FYI: Folks in New Zealand have done a great deal with literacy)

WekaWeb Activity Centre (Select projects world-wide by subject area)

Stevens Institute Collaborative Projects (Science Projects)


6:00- Reflection, Next Steps, and Adjourn

Reminder: At our next session please come prepared to move forward with your chosen project. We'll be available to assist with thinking about how you might develop your project. At our final meeting on May 24th, please arrive prepared to take about 15 minutes to share your project with our group using whatever technology is appropriate. Your demonstration might include a:

  • Short description of goals of project and the process involved
  • Short discussion of pro's and con's of your experience in developing and implementing project
  • Brief overview of student work resulting from implementation of project
  • Request for feedback on particular issues or hurdles you confronted in implementing project
  • Brief discussion of "lessons learned" from the overall experience