Westwood's Elementary Curriculum Connections

WebQuests

A WebQuest is "an inquiry-oriented activity in which some or all of the information that learners interact with comes from resources on the Internet." (Bernie Dodge, San Diego State University) Select the following links to learn more about webquests, how to create a webquest and view examples of webquests.

The WebQuest Page- The quintessesntial resource on webquests developed by Bernie Dodge at San Diego State University. This site includes many articles on webquests, a template to follow to create a webquest and collections of webquests.

A Webquest About Webquests- Take this webquest to learn more about webquests, how they should be used and who should use them.

WebQuests in Our Future- Kathy Schrock's slideshow on webquests in which she defines and describes the attributes of both short and long term webquests.

Filamentality- Filamentality is a fill-in-the-blank interactive Web site that guides you through picking a topic, searching the Web, gathering good Internet sites, and turning Web resources into activities appropriate for learners. A great site to create and post webquests without using a web editor or learning html.


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