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1 Internet: As a learning tool

2 Let’s talk about Internet When and why do you use Internet? In your personal life? As a teacher? As a student?

3 SurfingResearchingLearning Sharing & Serving Creating ultimately (College of Education, University of Illinois) “Surfing the Internet”?  Surfing is not enough. Collaborating

4 Internet as a learning tool  Try to use a single page rather than an entire web site  Use the web to explore multiple perspectives on topics  Utilize the web to enhance critical thinking skill, interactive learning & collaborative learning

5 Let’s taste it  arney/flash_mx/sites/player.asp arney/flash_mx/sites/player.asp 

6 Informational resources  Examples: All about frog: All about tiger: Basic information about US States:  Use search engines Yahooligans, Kidsclick, Kid’s search tool:

7 Multimedia Resources  Use Search Engines (Google, Altavista, HotBot, etc.)  Special Search Engines Image  Pics 4 Learning Pics 4 Learning  Animal video, sound,, and images  Lesson plans  Your favorites?

8 Interactive Learning Resources  Examples: Art, History and Science: Art: op/index2a.html op/index2a.html Math: Music: html html Chemistry:

9 Collaborative learning (telecollaboration)  Global School House  Global grocery list  International Newsday

10 Judy Harris Virtual Architecture  architecture.wm.edu/index.html architecture.wm.edu/index.html

11 WebQuest  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, optionally supplemented with videoconferencing. (Bernie Dodge, San Diego State University) 

12 When you use the Internet for your class: Considerations  Technology, often, fails Plan alternatives  Technology takes time  Take advantages of the Web Use resources Adapt existing plans (why reinvent a wheel?)  Students have good ideas  The Internet is addictive  Planning is critical  Finding and evaluating Web resources is a necessary skill for teachers

13 Search on the Internet  /literacies/information/5locate/advic eengine.html /literacies/information/5locate/advic eengine.html  search.html search.html


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