Web Weavers
Kids as Web Developers
 
Annette Lamb
alamb@eduscapes.com

 

Web Weaving

Business as usual for many of today's kids and teens!
...what about the students who don't have access at home?
 
http://www.humboldt1.com/~gralsto/einstein/einstein.html
 
Classroom Pages
  • Class
  • Assignments
  • Instructional Content
  • Project Sharing
  • Links
http://buckman.pps.k12.or.us/room100/room100.html
http://www.rochester.k12.mn.us/john-marshall/overton/cwproj/main/civilframe.html
 
Who does what?
  • Teacher make, student use
  • Teacher make, student add
  • Teacher starts, student finish
  • Students make, they use
  • Students make, others add
  • Students make, others use
http://www.minnetonka.k12.mn.us/groveland/insect.proj/invite.html
http://www.kidlink.org/KIDPROJ/KidDay/
http://www.oxnardsd.org/campus/frem/sci/scifi.html
http://www.owt.com/phs/classrooms/peto/studentport/ramsey/kimberly.html
http://advicom.net/~e-media/kv/poetry1.html
http://ousd.k12.ca.us/melrose/melrose.html
 
Kids Helping Kids
  • Tips for writers
  • Ideas for web developers
  • Ways to replicate a project
  • Sharing requests
  • Opportunities
  • Friendship :-)
http://www.countyconnections.org/projects/vistadlc/cruces/intro.html
http://www.inform.umd.edu/UMS+State/UMD-Projects/MCTP/Technology/School_WWW_Pages/Storytellers/HowWeDidIt.html
 
Communication Projects
  • Email Sharing
  • Surface Mail Sharing
  • Collaborative Projects
  • Peer Writing
http://www.gsn.org/project/woodsy/index.html
http://home.pacbell.net/theburns/ollie1.htm
http://web.ccsd.k12.wy.us/sunflower/dmquilt.html
http://www.greeceny.com/ls/grade4/
 
Publishing Projects
  • Writings, Artwork, Music, and Multimedia Creations
  • Information Resources
  • Experiences
  • Inquiry, Action, & Research
  • Demonstrations/Experiments
  • Virtual Field Trips
http://members.aol.com/Apples2nd/index.html
http://cmp1.ucr.edu/exhibitions/hoffer/collage/collage.html
http://web.ccsd.k12.wy.us/sunflower/Acuna/facts.html
http://www.museum.state.il.us/mic_home/newton/project/
http://www.museum.state.il.us/mic_home/newton/project/museum_visit.html
http://envirolink.org/EcoLink/chick.html
http://pen1.pen.k12.va.us/Anthology/Div/Albemarle/Schools/Crozet/ClassPages/Woodward/weather/weatherhome.html
http://www.miamisci.org/pigeons/
http://www.iu13.k12.pa.us/lampstras/hschool/physics/home.html
http://www.netlink.co.uk/users/itcentre/hilton/birdtable/
http://www.netlink.co.uk/users/itcentre/hilton/marsden/
 
School Publications
  • Projects
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Guidelines
  • Professional Look
  • Logical Layout
Publishing Guidelines
  • Text
  • Audience
  • Download Options
  • Update
  • Content
  • Student Involvement
  • Topical Focus
  • Columns
  • Special Features
  • Advertising
http://www.nando.net/links/nandonext/next.html
http://www.halcyon.com/arborhts/jrseahaw.html
http://www.pixi.com/~kailuah2/surfrider/masthead.html
http://home.interlynx.net/~opark/
http://homer.louisville.edu:80/~mfpetr01/litmag/litmag.html
http://www.yahoo.com/News_and_Media/Newspapers/K_12/
 
Project Topics
  • A Photo Essay
  • Interview with Witness
  • Sketch timeline
  • Movie Review
  • Formal essay
  • Trivia Game or Quiz
  • On-line Newspaper
  • Project Topics
  • Poetry With illustrations
  • Maps of Historical Events
  • Letter to lawmaker
  • Review of web links
  • Biographical sketch
  • Fictional short story
  • On-line Debate
http://www.fred.net/nhhs/project/civrts.htm
 
Project Design
  • Development Tools
  • Organization
  • Multimedia Elements
  • Beyond Information
  • Evaluation
  • Development Tools
  • Word Processor
Graphics Software
  • HTML Code Book
  • WYSIWYG Tool
  • Claris Home Page
  • Adobe Pagemill
  • Microsoft Front Page
Project Organization
 
Main Menu
  • titles
  • icons
  • graphics
  • tables
  • maps
http://www.greeceny.com/arm/welch/
http://www.peoples.net/~southbd/
http://cyberfair.gsn.org/dodson/japan97/japan97.htm
http://gsh.org/jeffweb/97/index.html
 
Multimedia Elements
  • Photographs
  • Line Drawings
  • Color Graphics
  • Sounds
  • Music & Speeches
  • Movies
  • Animation
http://anfi.pacit.tas.gov.au/fahan/Compute/Flores/pgone.html
http://home.revealed.net/mid/ourbutterflygarden.html
http://www.marin.k12.ca.us/~ncsweb/lch/lch1.html
http://www.hipark.austin.isd.tenet.edu/home/projects/first/cotton/cotton.html
http://cyberfair.gsn.org/woodside/mystery.htm
http://met.open.ac.uk/heronsgate/projects/hastings/hastings.html
http://met.open.ac.uk/heronsgate/projects/buggy/buggy.html
 
Beyond Information
  • Links
  • Quizzes
  • Calls for Action, Feedback, Involvement
http://www.siec.k12.in.us/~west/months.htm
http://www.burbank.k12.ca.us/~luther/aztecs/aztec.html
http://www.stg.brown.edu/projects/WWII_Women/tocCS.html
http://www.fred.net/nhhs/project/note.htm
 
Evaluation
  • Outside
  • Online
  • Teacher
  • Peer
  • Self
http://www.owt.com/phs/classrooms/peto/index97.html
 
Explore Projects
  • Individual, Classroom, School
  • One shot vs Ongoing
  • Paper, email, or web
  • Sharing, collaborate, evaluate
  • Thematic, inquiry, problem
  • Multimedia elements
  • Interactivity: links, discussion
http://www.gsn.org/
http://www.reedbooks.com.au/heinemann/global/project.html
http://www.kidlink.org/KIDPROJ/
http://www.pitsco.com/p/collab.html
http://www1.minn.net:80/~schubert/NickNacks.html
http://www.eduplace.com/hmco/school/projects/online.html
http://www.hmco.com/hmco/school/projects/index.html
 
Student Web Roles
  • Explorer
  • Learner
  • Teacher
  • Publisher
  • Contributor
  • Collaborator
  • Creator
Web Weaver Tips
  • Start small and build
  • Collaborate globally
  • Organize small groups
  • Integrate links
  • Ask for ideas
  • Update
  • Have fun!
 
Look for a new book by Annette Lamb,
Spinning the Web: Designing and Developing Web Pages with Kids
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Page developed by Annette Lamb, October 15, 1997.