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02  You Are The  Teacher
02  You Are The  Teacher
02  You Are The  Teacher
02  You Are The  Teacher
02  You Are The  Teacher
02  You Are The  Teacher
02  You Are The  Teacher
02  You Are The  Teacher
02  You Are The  Teacher
02  You Are The  Teacher
02  You Are The  Teacher
02  You Are The  Teacher
02  You Are The  Teacher
02  You Are The  Teacher
02  You Are The  Teacher
02  You Are The  Teacher
02  You Are The  Teacher
02  You Are The  Teacher
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  • 1. Title Page Introduction Task Evaluation Credits Process & Resources Conclusion You are the Teacher A WebQuest to Teach WebQuests - for 6 th grade students - Created by Ms. M. Lanois January, 2008
  • 2. Introduction Introduction Introduction Task Evaluation Credits Process & Resources Conclusion Your School Board has the chance to win a $15,000,000 grant from Microsoft Corporation. The only catch is that a group of teachers in the District must create the winning Rainforest WebQuest for 6th graders . $$$
  • 3. Task Task Introduction Task Evaluation Credits Process & Resources Conclusion Because of your outstanding record, the School Board has selected you for this special assignment. You and your school team have been chosen to create a meaningful, productive Rainforest WebQuest for the 6th grade class at Bethesda School . If you succeed in creating the winning WebQuest, the School Board will win the grant and use it to continue to fund technology and technology training in your District. The teachers from the winning District will also win a trip to Disney World.
  • 4. Process 1 Introduction Task Evaluation Credits Process &amp; Resources Conclusion Process &amp; Resources <ul><li>To save time and share the work, divide into teams by school (Evans Elementary, Giombi Elementary, Vanden Heuvel Elementary). </li></ul><ul><li>In your groups, explore these links to learn what a WebQuest is and how it is structured. Complete Student Activity #1 as you explore. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WebQuest.org – What is a WebQuest ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WebQuest Workshop – What is a WebQuest ? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Building Blocks of a WebQuest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WebQuest Workshop – Parts of a WebQuest </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Get together in a large group and share what you have learned. Make sure everyone is comfortable in defining a WebQuest and its structure. Each person should be able to explain it in their own words. </li></ul><ul><li>Hand in Student Activity #1 . </li></ul>Next Process
  • 5. Process 2 Introduction Task Evaluation Credits Process &amp; Resources Conclusion Process &amp; Resources continued <ul><li>In your school group, check out these WebQuests. Look at content , appearance , navigability , interest , and appropriateness (for grade level) . Together, decide what makes a GOOD WebQuest. As you look at them, complete Student Activity #2 (using consensus). </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze these WebQuests very carefully . Rather than starting from scratch when you create your own WebQuest, you may want to modify one of these or modify different parts from several of them. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rainforest WebQuest </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Me? Live in a Rainforest? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Exploring the Amazon Rainforest </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rainforest Rescue Mission </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Amazon Rainforest WebQuest </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Order these WebQuests from BEST to worst. Staple your evaluation pages in that order and hand them in. </li></ul>Next Process Back
  • 6. Process 3 Introduction Task Evaluation Credits Process &amp; Resources Conclusion Process &amp; Resources continued <ul><li>In your school groups, brainstorm ideas for the Introduction to your WebQuest. Be sure to write down each and every idea. </li></ul><ul><li>Together, re-examine your ideas and choose the 5 best. </li></ul><ul><li>Come together in a large group to share your group’s 5 ideas and chose the one Introduction that everyone can come to consensus on. </li></ul><ul><li>Whichever group came up with this idea must refine it and type it in Word in paragraph form. </li></ul>Back Next Process
  • 7. Process 3 Introduction Task Evaluation Credits Process &amp; Resources Conclusion Process &amp; Resources continued <ul><li>Use these websites to learn about WebQuest Tasks: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WebQuest Design Patterns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WebQuest Taskonomy : A Taxonomy of Tasks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>As a school group, write a WebQuest task to go with the Introduction. </li></ul><ul><li>Come together in a large group to share your task ideas. Choose the one task that everyone can come to consensus on. </li></ul><ul><li>Whichever group came up with this idea must refine it and type it in Word in paragraph form. </li></ul>Next Process Back
  • 8. Process 4 Introduction Task Evaluation Credits Process &amp; Resources Conclusion Process &amp; Resources continued <ul><li>The Process and Resources section of the WebQuest is the largest and hardest to create. Divide and conquer. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Evans Elementary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Search for Internet sites (from those provided) that will be useful to the 6th grade students completing your Rainforest WebQuest . Click here . </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create an MS Word document of these sites as hyperlinks. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>During this step, you may need to communicate with Giombi Elementary. </li></ul></ul></ul>Next Process Back
  • 9. Process 5 Introduction Task Evaluation Credits Process &amp; Resources Conclusion Process &amp; Resources continued <ul><li>The Process and Resources section of the WebQuest is the largest and hardest to create. Divide and conquer. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Giombi Elementary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In an MS Word document, write the step by step process that the 6th grade students will need to follow to complete your Rainforest WebQuest . </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use this site to help you evaluate your progress: Process Checklist </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>During this step, you may need to communicate with Giombi Elementary. </li></ul></ul></ul>Next Process Back
  • 10. Process 6 Introduction Task Evaluation Credits Process &amp; Resources Conclusion Process &amp; Resources continued <ul><li>The Process and Resources section of the WebQuest is the largest and hardest to create. Divide and conquer. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vanden Heuvel Elementary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work with Ms. Lanois to begin creating the Rainforest WebQuest, itself. You will be in charge of the layout, appearance, navigation, and entering much of the information. </li></ul></ul></ul>Next Process Back
  • 11. Process 7 Introduction Task Evaluation Credits Process &amp; Resources Conclusion Process &amp; Resources continued <ul><li>Before putting it all together, share and discuss (as a large group) what your team has accomplished. Make any changes based on consensus bargaining. </li></ul><ul><li>Decide how/where the Resources will be placed into the Process so that it becomes ONE set of directions. Use consensus bargaining to accomplish this. Copy and paste the hyperlinks into the Process in the manner that you have discussed. </li></ul><ul><li>Vanden Heuvel Elementary will copy and paste the completed Process into the WebQuest pages they have worked on. </li></ul>Next Process Back
  • 12. Process 8 Introduction Task Evaluation Credits Process &amp; Resources Conclusion Process &amp; Resources continued <ul><li>As a large group, brainstorm how the product of your WebQuest will be evaluated using a rubric. Use these links to help you: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What is a Rubric? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A Rubric to Assess Rubrics </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Using one of these sites, find/create a rubric for your WebQuest’s product. Divide the task, if need be. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rubistar </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teach- nology </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rubric Maker </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Paste the completed rubric into the Evaluation section of your WebQuest or create a hyperlink to its web address. </li></ul></ul></ul>Next Process Back
  • 13. Process 10 Introduction Task Evaluation Credits Process &amp; Resources Conclusion Process &amp; Resources continued <ul><li>In school groups, write a conclusion for your WebQuest. </li></ul><ul><li>As a large group, choose the best conclusion or combine parts from each to create a new one. </li></ul><ul><li>Add the Conclusion to your WebQuest page. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a credits page for your WebQuest. </li></ul><ul><li>Individually, check over the entire WebQuest. </li></ul><ul><li>As a school group, share any problems you found and identify any things you would like to change. </li></ul><ul><li>As a large group, share problems to be fixed and changes to be made. Use consensus bargaining. </li></ul><ul><li>Make any necessary changes. </li></ul>Back
  • 14. Evaluation Introduction Task Evaluation Credits Process &amp; Resources Conclusion Evaluation <ul><li>Your WebQuest will be evaluated using the Rubric found here . </li></ul>
  • 15. Conclusion Introduction Task Evaluation Credits Process &amp; Resources Conclusion Conclusion <ul><li>You have learned what a WebQuest is, the parts of a WebQuest, and how they can be used to motivate and teach student. </li></ul><ul><li>You have learned to evaluate WebQuests to determine if they are GOOD ones. </li></ul><ul><li>You have learned how teamwork can help complete a task. </li></ul><ul><li>You have completed your Rainforest WebQuest, checked it over, and are now ready to submit it for evaluation. </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think your WebQuest is good enough to win the $15,000,000 grant and the trip to Disney World? </li></ul>
  • 16. Credits Introduction Task Evaluation Credits Process &amp; Resources Conclusion Credits <ul><li>The You are the Teacher WebQuest was created by Ms. M. Lanois for Bethesda Elementary School. It was created in January, 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Clipart courtesy of schools.clipart.com </li></ul>Next
  • 17. The End Introduction Task Evaluation Credits Process &amp; Resources Conclusion Thanks for trying this WebQuest!
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