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Webquests

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Link to the class handout

 

What IS a Webquest? (And why use them?)

 

What Webquests REALLY are

http://bestwebquests.com/what_webquests_are.asp

 

Video- What is a Webquest?

 

Webquest Explanation

http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/webquests/index.html

 

Webquest.org- The SDSU site that is a great resource for all things webquest

http://webquest.org/index.php

 

Is it a Webquest? Not quite...

http://bestwebquests.com/tips/red_flags.asp

 

Webquest Overview

http://fc.yarmouth.k12.me.us/~alice_barr/Webquests/webq.html

 

Internet Expeditions

http://eduscapes.com/sessions/travel/index.htm

 

Kathy Schrock's Webquest Information

http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schrockguide/webquest/webquest.html

 

Learning and Leading with Technology 2001 Article on Webquests

http://webquest.sdsu.edu/documents/focus.pdf

 

The Learning Power of Webquests

http://tommarch.com/writings/wq_power.php

 


What do they look like? Examples

Webquest videos

http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/webquests/demonstration.html

 

Samples

http://oncampus.richmond.edu/academics/education/projects/

 

Southwestern Native Americans

http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/dailard/sw/

 

Living in Another Country

http://warrensburg.k12.mo.us/webquest/whatsitlike/index.htm

 

Farmers Everywhere

http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/hawthorne/farm/

 

Projects organized by grade level

http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/projects/gradelevel/gradelevel.html

 

Kids Court- Finding Justice in Fairy Tales

http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/chavez/fairy/

 

Tornadoes!

http://www.yorkville.k12.il.us/webquests/webqlachance/index.htm

 

Body Survivor

http://www.owen.k12.ky.us/trt/introduction.htm

 

Ancient Greece

http://www.geocities.com/chipacmu/WebQuest.html

 

Even more examples

http://warrensburg.k12.mo.us/webquest/#anchor2127666

 

And even more examples

http://bestwebquests.com/default.asp

 


Elements of a Webquest

 

Introduction

  • Grab student attention
  • Link it to what they're already learning
  • Make it authentic, if possible

 

Task

  • What will they do or create?
  • Try to make it authentic
  • Should involve transforming information in some way, not just spitting it back out

 

Process

  • How will students do the project?
  • What are the steps?
  • What handouts will they need?

 

Resources

  • Websites
  • Textbooks
  • Podcasts
  • Videos
  • Videoconference

 

Evaluation Criteria

  • Rubric
  • What should students aim for?

 

Conclusion/Wrap up

  • What did students learn?
  • How can they apply this to other contexts?
  • What would YOU do differently?

 


What can I have them do?

 

"Taskonomy" of Webquests

http://webquest.sdsu.edu/taskonomy.html

 

Tasks and questions associated with higher order thinking skills

http://www.docstoc.com/docs/document-preview.aspx?doc_id=2621482

QuestionTemplates.pdf

 

Essential Questions

http://fc.yarmouth.k12.me.us/~alice_barr/Webquests/questions.html


How do I build one?

 

Video- How do I build a Webquest?

 

Planning page

http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/webquests/implement_sub1.html

 

Design Process Flowchart

http://www.tommarch.com/writings/wq_design.php

 

Design Map

http://webquest.sdsu.edu/designsteps/index.html

 

Templates (and examples)

http://webquest.sdsu.edu/designpatterns/all.htm

 

Webquest Generator- creates a printed version of your Webquest

http://www.bestteachersites.com/web_tools/web_quest/

 

Student Process Guides- guides for improving student skills at the various elements of a Webquest

http://webquest.sdsu.edu/processguides/index.htm

 

 


Other Resources

 

California Content Standards

 

Copyright and Cybercitizenship Information

 

HOTS- HIgher Order Thinking Skills

http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic69.htm

 

Create a rubric

http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php

 

Webquest Rubric Generator

http://teach-nology.com/web_tools/rubrics/webquest/

 

Webpage Building Options

 

PB Works

http://pbworks.com/

 

Wikispaces

http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers

 

Google Sites

http://www.google.com/sites/help/intl/en/overview.html

 

 

 

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