Week One: Introduction to the Internet in Education
Focus on basic web browser
Exploration" tutorial that introduces "unique and compelling"
Advanced user tutorial for
use by those who do not need basic training.
Week Two: Use of the Internet as a Communications Tool -
set up web-based email (Lycos Mail) and learn how to use it.
Advanced users can use
online guide to learn about more complex Lycos Mail tools.
Telementoring Projects are introduced, through two new web-based Guided
Exploration tutorials, as "unique and compelling" applications.
Collaborative and Keypal
Projects are focused on in this workshop.
New web-based Guided
Exploration activity provided an overview of the 1995 Water Sampling
Teachers learn how to find
their own collaborative project.
Online bookmarking, using the Yahoo! Bookmark system, is also introduced.
Week Four: Real Time Adventures on the
Real time data is introduced
through a web-based Guided Exploration tutorial and a brief slide
Participants engaged in a
simulated classroom project by going through the Musical Plates projects.
Implementation issues are discussed in both large and small group
Week Five: Primary Sources and
This workshop will introduce
Primary Sources as the fourth and final "unique and compelling"
Participants will engaged in
a Stevens classroom project called Historical Treasure Chest which uses
primary source data.
The workshop will end with a
Guided Exploration tutorial on Multidisciplinary Connections that will focus
on demonstrating how subject-specific Internet resources can be used to
create multidisciplinary connections in "unique and compelling"
Week Six: Searching Strategies
This workshop will focus on
strategies for effective Internet search.
Previous materials have been
updated to reflect the rapid changes that have taking place in this area of
Subject guides, search
engines, meta-search tools, and directories will be discussed.
This workshop will focus on
classroom implementation by introducing the participants to the concept of
Project Management Plans (PMPs).
The first two areas of PMPs will be covered: Instructional Management and Classroom Management.
A detailed online development guide has been created to assist participants in developing a PMP.
Each participant will be
asked to select one "unique and compelling" Internet-based project
to implement in their classroom. They
will then spend a significant portion of this workshop working on their PMP
for the project they select.
The last two areas of PMPs
will be covered: Technology Management and Time Management.
Participants will be
introduced to the concept of a Implementation Web Page, which are tied
closely to the PMPs they developed, and shown several examples.
a newweb-based HTML developmental tool, will be used by the participants to
develop their implementation web pages.
Week Nine: Developing Implementation Web
Participants will complete
their work on their implementation web pages.
Administrators and other
guests will be invited for teacher presentations.