Presentation on theme: "Teacher Resources on the Web By Margie Genereux. Where do we start??? Educators are somewhat baffled by the wealth of useful and sometimes USELESS or."— Presentation transcript:
Where do we start??? Educators are somewhat baffled by the wealth of useful and sometimes USELESS or incorrect information on the web. What are some great places to start looking for the best information out there?
Webquests! According to Bernie Dodge, the webquest guru, “A WebQuest is an inquiry-oriented activity in which some or all of the information that learners interact with comes from resources on the internet…” For a lot more from Bernie Dodge, and all kinds of information on Webquests, visit: http://webquest.sdsu.edu/webquest.html http://webquest.sdsu.edu/webquest.html
PortaPortal! “Portaportal is a web based bookmarking utility that lets you store links to your favorite websites online. Now your bookmarks are no longer limited to any one machine.” Visit www.portaportal.com to view others or to make your own.www.portaportal.com Once there, visit guest names “greenstone”, “loomer” and “lblanchette” to see just a few.
TeacherWeb! TeacherWeb is a wonderful place for educators to create an easy and inexpensive website that can be easily updated and accessed by parents and students. It’s also a great place for educators to “borrow” information from other educators! Visit www.teacherweb.com and start poking around!www.teacherweb.com Visit my site at http://teacherweb.com/ME/SanfordCommunityAdultEduc ation/MargieGenereux/ http://teacherweb.com/ME/SanfordCommunityAdultEduc ation/MargieGenereux/
4teachers.org… Here is a site you don’t want to miss. Just a few of the tools found here are rubric makers, Quizstar to make online quizzes and Notestar, which helps students prepare for research projects http://4teachers.org/http://4teachers.org/
Best of the Best – Jim Moulton Jim has a wonderful site (see handout) with tons and tons of links to wonderful sites for educators. Visit www.jimmoulton.org – he updates it frequently! www.jimmoulton.org
Contact Margie It’s been a pleasure sharing information with you. Please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or at Sanford Community Adult Education at 207-490- 5145. email@example.com