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1 Chapter 6 Teaching With Educational Websites and Other Online Resources

2 Key Points of Chapter 6 Managing Information Electronically Building Your Own Standards Connector WebQuests and Virtual Field Trips Educational Websites as Teaching Resources Using Educational Websites Interactively

3 Managing Information Electronically Bookmarking for Teachers –Bookmarks (Favorites) Using Social Bookmarking –Social Bookmarking Information Alerts and RSS Feeds –Information Alerts –RSS Feeds (Really Simple Syndication) Sites updated frequently (Blogs, News Sites) Basically a shortcut for getting to a website Expands the concept of individual bookmarking from one user/one computer to a community of users on many computers. Information alerts are just that, alerts about information. RSS Feeds are sites that are updated frequently like blogs and news sites.

4 Building Your Own Standards Connector Organizing Web Resources –Standard Connector Involving Your Students in Learning the Standards A Standards Connector is a collection of Web resources that facilitate teaching required topics. It is an easy way to manage info and store materials you need for topics in your classroom. Involving students in reviewing and selecting resources for a standards connector supports academic learning in three ways.. (You can find them on the top of page 153 in your book)

5 WebQuests and Virtual Field Trips WebQuests Taking Virtual Field Trips Interactive Videoconferencing WebQuests are inquires by students that are designed and guided by teachers. Kind of like an electronic treasure hunt. Virtual field trips take students to places all over the world without ever leaving their school’s classroom. Interactive videoconferencing allows students from anywhere to be present in classrooms via webcam or cameras.

6 Educational Websites as Teaching Resources Lesson Plan Websites Student-To-Expert Communication Websites Real-Time and Recorded Data Websites Archival and Primary Source Websites Skills/Practice Websites Exploration and Discovery Websites These are all examples of the different types of Educational Websites. (There is a list of specific websites in the book on pages )

7 Using Educational Websites Interactively Mysteries of Catalhoyuk! An Archaeological InvestigationMysteries of Catalhoyuk! An Archaeological Investigation –http://smm.org/catalhttp://smm.org/catal The Goody Parsons Educational Website –http://ccbit.cs.umass.edu/parsons/goodyparsons/h ome.htmlhttp://ccbit.cs.umass.edu/parsons/goodyparsons/h ome.html Eyes on the Sky, Feet on the Ground –http://hea- Check out at least one of these websites and play around with it and tell me what you think in a blog comment. Feel free to look at more than one!!!


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