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What is ScienceQuest? Integrating Science and Technology in Classrooms Dr. Norman Shapiro, Director Center for School Development City College of New York.

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1 What is ScienceQuest? Integrating Science and Technology in Classrooms Dr. Norman Shapiro, Director Center for School Development City College of New York

2 ScienceQuest projects are: inquiry-based investigations of science topics drawn from the curriculum and teacher/student questions and interests that result in educational websites that share teacher/student work with others.

3 Skills Acquired in SQ Workshop Creating a Web Site Internet Basics Internet Communication Education & Science Portals Graphic Organizers Multimedia Tools Presentation Tools Assessment Tools Enhancing Literacy Project/Inquiry-Based Learning

4 Intended Outcomes for Teachers Added understanding of tech integration. Use Internet to prepare your instruction. Use Internet & other tech tools in teaching. Use more project/inquiry-based teaching. Use ScienceQuest web site with students. Use SQ sites created by other teachers. Lead your class in creating SQ projects.

5 Desired Outcomes for Students To improve interest in topics taught via SQ projects To improve computer & tech skills To improve inquiry and research skills To improve collaborative & group skills To improve science literacy & achievement in science To increase use of Internet for learning at home To improve writing skills To improve oral presentation skills


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