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Creation of Webquests

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  • 1. WebQuests
    By Tom Ricciuti
  • 2. What Is A WebQuest
    A WebQuest is an inquiry-oriented activity in which some or all of the information that students interact with comes from the internet
    Click the pictures to view the websites!
  • 3. Parts of a WebQuest
    TheIntroductionorients students and captures their interest
    The Task describes the activity’s end product
    TheProcessexplains strategies students should use to complete the task
    The Resources are the web sites students will use to complete the task and are usually located in the Process page
    The Evaluation measures the results of the activity
    The Conclusion sums up the activity and encourages students to reflect on its process and results
    The Teacher’s Page provides additional information to any teacher who might use the WebQuest
  • 4. Types of WebQuests
    A Short Term WebQuest is designed to be completed in one to three class periods
    A Long Term WebQuest is designed to take between one week and one month
    The instructional goal is knowledge acquisition and intergration
  • 5. Finding WebQuests
    Finding WebQuests for students in your class is easy.
    Enter the subject and the grade level of your class.
    Then click search to view all of the available WebQuests
    Click HERE to search for WebQuests
  • 6. Selecting the Right WebQuest
    By searching for Social Studies Grades 9-12, 148 different pages of WebQuests were found, with approximately 20 different WebQuests on each page
    Each WebQuest has a title and a brief description. By clicking on a WebQuest that is interesting, you can view it in its entirety.
    Click HERE to view the above page
  • 7. A SampleWebQuest
    CLICK ON THE TITLE OF THE EXAMPLES TO VIEW THE FULL PAGE
  • 8. The Task
  • 9. The Process
  • 10. The Evaluation
  • 11. The Conclusion
  • 12. The Credits
  • 13. Creating Your Own WebQuest
    Aside from selecting one of the thousands of existing WebQuests, you can create your own WebQuest and personalize it for your class
    You can choose from different templates and personalize them as you go along
    Hint: It is helpful to use other WebQuests as a guide when creating your own!
    Click HERE to Create Your Own WebQuest!
  • 14. A Well-Planned WebQuest
    Has guidance for students
    Is a creative end project with room for flexibility
    Has links that help answer questions and positively add to the project
    Is designed for students to work independently, allowing the teacher to be a facilitator in students’ learning rather than the sole dispenser of knowledge
  • 15. Why WebQuests
    WebQuests bring together the most effective instructional practices into one integrated student activity
    Increase student motivation and use of higher thinking skills
    Develop thinking skills
    Cooperative learning process
    Students are given real resources to work with and use a central question that needs answering
    Designed to keep kids interested in learning
  • 16. Thanks To:
    www.webquest.org
    www.questgarden.com