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Cultural collections By Gaye Go to the task
Stay tuned for more fun!
In pairs, find your conclusions to the following: What is a WebQuest anyway? - deep, meaningful definition…. What elements does a well-crafted WQ contain that make them different from a scavenger hunt on the web? Which Intelligences can be addressed through WQs? Which other non-academic skills/processes are learned/developed through WQs? FIND AT LEAST 2 YOU CAN USE TOMORROW!!! Go to:
What is a WebQuest anyway? -Student & Teacher sides -simulation style w/ guiding question -Tasks are inquiry oriented – cant be short answer, different answers are OK. -Group oriented = collaboration AND solo for shared responsibility -High quality Internet-based resources -Long-term or short-term versions
What elements does a well- crafted WQ contain? Evaluation – students held accountable State standards AND rubrics Intro-task-resources-process – evaluation- conclusion (Teacher page) Real life/community / world problems to solve Roles – as in a real life team Makes good use of the web – guided study
Which Intelligences can be addressed through WQs? Interpersonal Logical/math Linguistic Spatial Intrapersonal (musical) Kinesthetic Naturalistic
Which other non-academic skills/processes are learned/developed through WQs? Promotes higher level thinking – synthesis, judgment, evaluation Question-asking by students Raising awareness of social issues – empathy, community Navigating Internet/computer skills Collaboration/people skills/team building use of machines in groups