What is a WebQuest?• A WebQuest is a learning tool utilizing technologies associating with the World Wide Web to support active and cooperating learning methods. WebQuest follows a pattern, allowing students to explore certain issues, base their findings, and come up with their own conclusions.
Why use WebQuest?• Integrating Technology• Increase student motivation• Higher-level thinking/discover by themselves• Take roles (team)• Cooperative learning
When Can a WebQuest be Used? be Used?• WebQuest can be used in any subject area and any grade level. A single WebQuest can be used for a whole-class discussion or independent work.
WebQuest Pattern• Introduction: Identify the problem• Task: Describes the activity in detail• Process: What are the strategies used to complete the task?• Resources: A list of required websites• Evaluation: Conduct the evaluation results• Conclusion: Sum up the activity & reflect on the results
Benefits of WebQuest in the Classroom the Classroom• Time Management• Teaching Strategies• Students creating their own answers• Problem Solving• Student’s own pace• Beneficial for all students
Well-Planned WebQuest • Guidance for Students • Creative Project • Room for flexibility • Informative links • Group work or Independent work
Teachers Should....• Information is correct• Links work properly• Information fits curriculum & grade• Make notes• BE CREATIVE• Be a facilitator