WebQuests with MS Word Many teachers create webquests with MS Word. Ocean Water WebQuest These webquests are great, but let’s look at a different way of creating webquests.
WebQuests with Filamentality Webquests can also be created as a webpage. Science Fair WebQuest This puts all the content onto one webpage and hosts the webpage on the internet.
Benefits with Filamentality Webquests are a webpage and are accessible to students anywhere. All the content is on one screen and students do not have to navigate between several screens. The internet links are easy to access and use (no CTRL clicking). Depending on the format, student answers can be typed into the webpage and printed off.
Using Filamentality Filamentality is a website: http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/fil Start off by searching Filamentality to view pre-made webquests.
Using Filamentality Filamentality offers five different formats that allow you to create online learning for your students. 1.) Hotlist 2.) Scrapbook 3.) Treasure Hunt 4.) Subject Sampler 5.) WebQuest
Hotlists A Hotlist is simply a list of internet sites. It can be used as a resource for student research or as additional resources for parents. Example 1 Example 2
Scrapbooks A Scrapbook is also just a list of internet sites. The difference with a scrapbook is that it contains multimedia resources such as streaming videos and images. Example 1 Example 2
Treasure Hunts A Treasure Hunt is a list of internet sites that also contains questions about the sites and a larger focusing question. Example 1 Example 2
Subject Samplers A Subject Sampler is a list of websites that includes questions. Several questions that can be answered by the information on the website are listed underneath each website. Example 1 Example 2
WebQuests A WebQuest is more of a project based type of online learning. Students are given tasks and roles that they must carry out while visiting specified websites. Example 1
Creating Your Own WebQuest From the Filamentality website, choose to start a new page.
Creating Your Own WebQuest Fill in your personal information. It is ok to give your school email address and the school website. They will not send you junk mail.
Creating Your Own WebQuest First Step - Create a list of the links you will use in your WebQuest. Links are added three at a time. Copy and paste the links into your list. Include descriptions and titles for links.
Creating Your Own WebQuest Second Step - Once you have finished adding links, select the type of page you would like to create. Fill in the required blanks for your selected page. Choose your color schemes. Click on your page type again to view the page you created.
Creating Your Own WebQuest Third Step - Review the page that you have created. You are given an internet address for your new page. You can edit your page at any time. You can have your page removed from the internet at any time. You can log out and log back in later to complete or edit your page.
Questions?? Any questions? Now its your turn to create your own WebQuest!