Using Technology in the Content Areas by Rob Curry
Integrate the web in your class Students and their families will be kept up to date with the assignments of the project and they will share the results through the class web page. Web pages are also printed for those students without internet access at home. http://www.everyschool.org/u/vinci/rcurry/thisweek.html
Ways to use the Internet • Web Quests to enrich the curriculum!
Use What is already there • You don’t need to reinvent the wheel. Use what others have done! Not More Work-- Just Smarter Work!
Available Resources • www.bigchalk.com • www.ajkids.com/teachers • www.wordcentral.com • www.infoplease.com
Social Studies Units • Assumed Colonial Identity www.sjteach.org/colonial2002.html • Native American Tribes http://www.everyschool.org/u/global/rdcurry/5th_nativeam1.htm • Explorers http://www.everyschool.org/u/vinci/rcurry/exploration.html • State Reports http://www.everyschool.org/u/global/rdcurry/statereportguide.html
Science Units • Matter: It’s Elemental http://www.sjteach.org/matter.html • Fast Food Nutrition http://www.sjteach.org/matter.html • Solar System http://www.everyschool.org/u/vinci/rcurry/planetproject.html
Language Arts Literature Units: • In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson http://www.everyschool.org/u/vinci/rcurry/boar1.html • Hatchet http://everyschool.org/u/vinci/hatchet/001.html • Little House on the Prairie http://www.everyschool.org/u/vinci/littlehouse/index.html