Real-World Project Management

Annette Lamb

Real-World Project Management

  • Length of Project
  • Design Web Structure
  • Plan the Site Elements
  • Manage the Project
  • Length of Project

Short-term: Virtual Field Trip

http://www.netlink.co.uk/users/itcentre/hilton/marsden

Long-term: History Project

http://oakview.fcps.edu:80/~harris/96-97/agespages/

Ongoing: Book Reviews

http://www.wizvax.net/nisk_hs/va/favorite_books.html

Overall Look & Feel

  • Site Layout
  • Involvement/Interaction
  • Focus/Theme

World Exploration

http://www.supersurf.com/

Storyline

http://www.lewis.edu/literacy/storyline.htm

Giraffe Country

http://www.giraffe.org/giraffe/

Design Web Structure

  • Organization
  • Titles
  • Headings
  • Chunk Info
  • Footers
  • Disclaimers
  • Credits
  • Contact Info

Web Structure Examples

(See Spinnin' the Web by Lamb for illustrations)

  • Rocks Rock!
  • First Aid
  • World History
  • Real-World Math

Plan the Site Elements

  • Titles
  • Core Page
  • Links
  • Navigation
  • Interaction
  • Text
  • Graphics
  • Multimedia

Designing Titles

  • Theme
  • Graphic
    • Make
    • Choose
  • Font

Wildflowers

http://www.hipark.austin.isd.tenet.edu/home/projects/first/wildflowers/wildflowers.html

Alphabet

http://www.hipark.austin.isd.tenet.edu/home/projects/first/aisfor/index.html

Patterns

http://www.hipark.austin.isd.tenet.edu/home/projects/kinder/patterns/patterns.html

Castles

http://www.hipark.austin.isd.tenet.edu/home/projects/third/castles/castles.html

Designing Core Page

  • Title
  • Index
  • Downloads
  • Feedback
  • Credits
  • Sponsors

American School in Japan

http://www.asij.ac.ap/

Example of Partners Page

http://scnc.lesa.k12.mi.us/%7Elta/partners.html

Examples of Partners Page

http://www.lighthouse.chtr.k12.ma.us/comm/comm.htm

Plan Links

  • Within a page
  • Different page, same site
  • Different page, different site
  • Other action, email, ftp, sound, movie

America Dreams

http://town.pvt.k12.ca.us/Collaborations/amproject/student.html

Links

http://nsn.bbn.com/motet/CurriculumIndex.html

Library

http://www.caledonia.k12.mi.us/CHSlibpage/CHSlibpage.html

Plan Navigation

  • List
  • Table
  • Diagram
  • Image Map
  • Web

Haiku

http://mikan.cc.matsuyama-u.ac.jp:80/~shiki/

History

http://www.rbs.edu/history/rbs/rbspage.html

Native American Stamps

http://www.inform.umd.edu/UMS+State/UMD-Projects/MCTP/Technology/School_WWW_Pages/BookReportIndex.html

Book Reviews

http://www.hipark.austin.isd.tenet.edu/home/projects/fourth/bluebonnet/review.html

School

http://www.lighthouse.chtr.k12.ma.us

Plan Interaction

  • Polls & Surveys
  • Questions & Answers
  • Quizzes
  • Adventures/Quests
  • Opportunities to Write/Draw

Crystals

http://www.ika.com/stories/menu.html

Quiz

http://tqd.advanced.org/3426/cgi-bin/Multiple_choice/multiple_choice_questions.cgi

Study Groups

http://tqd.advanced.org/10335/

Amigos

http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/amigos/

Plan Text

  • Font type
  • Font size
  • Justification
  • Indentation
  • Headings/Subheadings

Global Learn

http://www.globalearn.org/

Plan Graphics

  • Backgrounds
  • Lines, Bars & Icons
  • Photos & Drawings
  • Diagrams & Maps
  • Timelines
  • Scans

Ellis Island

http://www.i-channel.com/ellis/index.html

Media Builder Graphics

http://www.mediabuilder.com/

Just Jane Clip Art

http://members.tripod.com/~jane2bob/justjane.html

Global Temperature Project

http://k12science.ati.stevens-tech.edu/curriculum/temp1/

School in Australia

http://www.ozemail.com.au/~bhs56/ausvicmp.htm

Timeline

http://library.advanced.org/12663/timeline

Class Page

http://www.frii.com/~jreed/

Art Page

http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/

International Project

http://www.best.com/~swanson/gm_stories/gm_storymenu.html

Student Art: Fifth Grade

http://www.blueridge.net/rcs/ellenboro/fifth.HTM

Student Art: Virginia

http://oakview.fcps.edu/~cassella/virginia/

Plan Multimedia

  • Animation
  • Sound
  • Movies
  • Java Applets
  • Data Collection

Animation

http://www.blueridge.net/rcs/ellenboro/fourth.HTM

Survey

http://library.advanced.org/10120/core.html

Manage the Project

  • Project Organization
  • Classroom Management
  • Motivation
  • Formative Evaluation
  • Advertising Your Site

Getting Organized

  • Timelines
  • Site Layout
  • World or US Map
  • Screen Dumps
  • Background Info
  • Responsibility Chart

Responsibility Chart

(See Spinnin the Web by Lamb for charts)

World Peace

Trees Across America

Class Management

  • Ability Levels
  • Speed
  • Grouping
  • Internet Access
  • Email Use
  • Computer Schedule
  • File Management

Learning: The Next Generation

http://home.on.rogers.wave.ca/eliza/learn/toc.htm

Motivate

  • Show model sites
  • Print sample projects

Great Kids Site

http://www.greatkids.com

Formative Evaluation

  • Layout
  • Information Organization
  • Technical Aspects
  • Content Quality and Accuracy
  • Typography & Graphics
  • Navigation & Interaction
  • Links within site, outside site
  • Contact info

Cyberbee Evaluation Form

http://www.cyberbee.com/master.html

Submit It

http://www.submit-it.com

Need More Ideas?

  • Explore the Internet
  • Email a friend
  • Read a book: Spinnin' the Web

Explore the Experiences of Teachers

http://www.wested.org/tales/

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