Presentation on theme: "What is ScienceQuest? Integrating Science and Technology in Classrooms Dr. Norman Shapiro, Director Center for School Development City College of New York."— Presentation transcript:
What is ScienceQuest? Integrating Science and Technology in Classrooms Dr. Norman Shapiro, Director Center for School Development City College of New York
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.
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
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.
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