Webquest!• This is a helpful video that will introduce what a webquest is and how to use it. http://youtu.be/o4rel5qOPvU• How to make a webquest. http://youtu.be/Cyht-ehlAWY
What is this webquest that you speak of?• Where did it come from? Webquest has been around since 1995 and was created by the San Diego State University. (Questgarden, n.pag.)
Continued…• What is it exactly? Webquest is a tool to help students use the internet to the best of their ability and to acquire higher order thinking skills for the technology they are using. (Questgarden n.pag.)
How do you use this so-called webquest?• As a teacher you want students to develop their own questions about your content knowledge. A webquest be the gateway for them to access the answers.• As a teacher you want to provide resources to their questions.
How do you use this so-called webquest?• A webquest is typically • 3 things that should also be divided up into these parts. on your webquest is:• Introduction • Resources• Task • Evaluation- so the students• Process to complete the can see exactly what is task. expected of them • Conclusion- So you can give your students feed-back during the process. • Final Project • (Webquest 101, video)
More Resources!!!Another video to help you understand webquest and how this teacher integrates it in the classroom.This video will give you the seven steps in detail by actual students and the students talk about how they like and benefit of webquest.• http://youtu.be/P6e46g_QcnY
What can you do with the webquest in the classroom?• Have students make • Have students perform books. higher order thinking• Have students make a skills and answer museum exhibit. questions.• Hold a debate
Why is webquest beneficial in the classroom?• A webquest is a great alternative to a worksheet.• Even young students can use them.• A webquest gets students to think about real world problems and help the student use higher order thinking.• The resources are already posted so it saves time for the students so they do not have to look up resources but can give a head start to the webquest process. Very easy for kids.
How much money are you talking?• A free 30-day trial of the lesson creation tools is available and a 2-year subscription that offers additional features costs only $20. (Webquest, n.pag.)• You can make your own and they are free.
Resources• Questgarden. (2011). Questgarden.QuestGarden, Inc. A Fortune 5,000,000,000 Company Retrieved 2 Febuary 2013. From http://questgarden.com/• Webquest.Org. (2007). Webquest.Org. Bernie Dodge, PhD, Department of Educational Technology, San Diego State University. Retrieved 2 Febuary 2013. From http://webquest.org/search/index.php• Youtube. Whats A Webquest? Retrieved 2 February 2013. From – http://youtu.be/P6e46g_QcnY• Youtube. WebQuest 101 Part 1 -- What is a WebQuest? Retrieved 2 February 2013. From – http://youtu.be/o4rel5qOPvU• Youtube. WebQuest 101Part 2 -- How to make a WebQuest. Retrieved 2 February. From