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WebQuests
By Tom Ricciuti
What Is AWebQuest
• A WebQuest is an
inquiry-oriented activity
in which some or all of
the information that
students inter...
Parts of a WebQuest
• The Introduction orients students and
captures their interest
• The Task describes the activity’s en...
Types ofWebQuests
• A Short TermWebQuest is
designed to be
completed in one to
three class periods
• A Long TermWebQuest i...
Finding WebQuests
• Finding WebQuests for students in your class is easy.
• Enter the subject and the grade level of your ...
Selectingthe Right WebQuest
• By searching for Social
Studies Grades 9-12, 148
different pages of
WebQuests were found,
wi...
ASampleWebQuest
CLICK ON THE TITLE OF THE EXAMPLES TO VIEW THE FULL PAGE
The Task
The Process
The Evaluation
The Conclusion
The Credits
Creating YourOwn WebQuest
• Aside from selecting one of
the thousands of existing
WebQuests, you can create
your own WebQu...
A Well-PlannedWebQuest
• Has guidance for students
• Is a creative end project
with room for flexibility
• Has links that ...
Why WebQuests
• WebQuests bring together the
most effective instructional
practices into one integrated
student activity
•...
Thanks To:
• www.webquest.org
• www.questgarden.com
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  1. 1. WebQuests By Tom Ricciuti
  2. 2. What Is AWebQuest • 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. 3. Parts of a WebQuest • The Introduction orients students and captures their interest • The Task describes the activity’s end product • The Process explains 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 Pageprovides additional information to any teacher who might use the WebQuest
  4. 4. Types ofWebQuests • A Short TermWebQuest is designed to be completed in one to three class periods • A Long TermWebQuest is designed to take between one week and one month • The instructional goal is knowledge acquisition and intergration
  5. 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. 6. Selectingthe 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. 7. ASampleWebQuest CLICK ON THE TITLE OF THE EXAMPLES TO VIEW THE FULL PAGE
  8. 8. The Task
  9. 9. The Process
  10. 10. The Evaluation
  11. 11. The Conclusion
  12. 12. The Credits
  13. 13. Creating YourOwn 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. 14. A Well-PlannedWebQuest • 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. 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. 16. Thanks To: • www.webquest.org • www.questgarden.com

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