Effective Use of the Internet for Student Research Projects
Focus on: Grades 4 - 8
Course Number: TEWS699N
Rapidly evolving technology has provided children with unprecedented access to information from all over the world. But the sheer volume, rate of change, and staggering number of sources of information have created a whole set of new challenges for students, teachers and parents. In this online course, will explore and practice using a variety of tools and strategies to support students' ability to find, think critically about, and manage information. We'll also introduce a variety of web-based tools for collaborating with other teachers and learners, and creating dynamic, high-quality multimedia presentations.
Tentative schedule: Winter of 2013-14.