September 1, 1995
The Web as an Information Resource: Content-Rich Sites for Subject Specific Information, Curricular Enhancement, and Professional Development.
- other educational resources as well as the Department's Gopher server at gopher.ed.gov, where additional files and databases are available.
- WWW and Internet Guides, Manuals & Help.
- Judi Harris, a columnist with The Computing Teacher. They are available through either an activity or content classification:
- Judi Harris' Activity Structures Classification These activities are broken down into three areas: Collaborative Problem-Solving Projects, Information Collections, and Interpersonal Exchanges.
- A Content Domain Classification These include:Art, Foreign language, Language arts, Mathematics, Other (Health, Music, Physical Education), Science, and Social studies.
The Library of Congress is using the World Wide Web (WWW) to present information about and primary materials from its collections over the Internet. Perform a search, find out what's new on the Library's Web Site or access any of the following categories of information:
- General Information and Publications
- Events and Exhibits
- Research and Collections Services
- Library of Congress Online Services
- Government, Congress, and Law
- Explore the Internet
The Web as a Forum for the Discussion of Ideas:Asynchronous Forums:
- newsgroups, and a searchable database of mathematics resources. The Forum has set up an area where the questions of Union City Math teachers have been compiled.
- RoundTable. A Web-based chat site with whiteboard as well as a text-based chat area.
The Web as a Space for Building Collaborative Projects
- live, interactive video and tape
- on-line materials providing information, interaction and opportunities for collaboration
- printed Teacher's Guide and Kits suggesting hands-on discovery activities for school and home, and
- providing extensive background on the field trip
- suggestions to customize the field trip for elementary, middle and high school students
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- root page of the entire Tree is housed on the home computer in Tucson, Arizona. The project is distributed across various computers (Web sites), so that any one computer will house only a portion of the Tree's branches. Towards the tips of the tree we envisage many hundreds of sites maintaining phylogenetic and other information concerning specific groups of organisms. And throughout, there would be links to other information on the Internet for that group. The project has many contributors, with specialists on many groups working on the pages for the groups of their expertise
The Web as a Workshop for Experimenting & Playing with Ideas: Educational Activities & Games
- Biological Resources on the Internet and Geological Resources on the Internet. Both courses covered: WWW Student Project Catalog.
The Web as a Support for InformalEducation
The Web as a Publishing House: Power to the People
- winner in each category. Click on each category to get a detailed listing of the Finalists with links to their websites:
Send questions about this workshop to: Nancy Ross or Han-hua Chang.