WebQuest News

News and views about the WebQuest model, a constructivist lesson format used widely around the world.

Monday, July 21, 2003

Center Grove Indiana Workshop Makes the Newspaper

From the Daily Journal (Indiana):

A student who likes worms or Cinderella should be in seventh heaven. Next fall, Center Grove youngsters will try new computer methods that teachers say will make them more fluent readers and writers. An Internet tool called Webquests or Cyberhunts offers computerized scavenger hunts that take students on an independent search. Whether by mapping out the parts of an earthworm or constructing a financial plan to get Cinderella to the ball, students of all ability levels have the chance to learn in a way that makes sense to them, said Judy Apple-VanAlstine, Center Grove Community School Corp.’s curriculum director.

Nice to see coverage at the local level for a teacher inservice. Too bad, though, that the reporter couldn't help equating WebQuests with scavenger hunts!


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