with teachers and students in other
schools is a great way to reach outside
your classroom. Consider developing web
pages that would allow students to share
their ideas with other students around the
globe. Your students could do book
reviews, post reports, or share
informational projects. Think about the
- Short term, long term,
- Partner schools, a few schools, many
- Similiar or different schools,
grades, ages, locations, race,
area focus - single subject,
of activities - surface mail, email,
web, video conferencing
- Explore a
1: Explore the
following websites. Search for projects at your grade
level and interest area. Discuss whether this project
would work for your class. Use the following criteria
in evaluating the project.
- Does the project
match my learning outcomes?
- Does the project fit
my grade level?
- Do we have the
hardware and software to implement the
- Does the timeline fit
the needs of my class?
- Will the students
find the project interesting and
- Is the project
- What type of data
would be collected and shared? Why? Is there a good
reason for using the Internet?
- How would you
disseminate information, share results, and discuss
the project: email, web discussion, chat, video
- Web Posting
- Other Types of
- Online Book Review
Create a plan for your own sharing project. Use
projects for examples. Consider each of the following
- Ages of
- Type/Level of
projects and discuss one that you could share with
another school. Create a plan for the
- Check out the
for lots of ideas.
Created by Annette
1/00. Updated 01/02.