Robyn Pickering
Open surf
Wed Jul 17, 2013 20:23

Students really need to have a lot of training before they start open surfing. Even my high school students are overwhelmed by the amount of material out there. I like the idea of the controlled internet workshops because it lets me focus in on websites with information I want them to have that they can understand. The reading level would be even more important in an elementary classroom. I love the idea of the kid friendly search engines. I think that would be a great tool to use in internet searching.

  • Re: Online Reading - Breanna Hooks, Wed Jul 17 18:15
    I love this idea of doing internet workshops. I have never thought about it before but after reading these articles I feel like they could be implemented in the classroom very easily. The fact that... more
    • Re: Online Reading - Natalie Kabel, Wed Jul 17 21:33
      That's what I'm thinking Breanna! Using these internet workshops have become so interesting to me because they are controlled and the students are control of their own learning and it makes them be... more
    • Open surf - Robyn Pickering, Wed Jul 17 20:23
      • Re: Open Surfing - lohrmk, Thu Jul 18 13:31
        You are right about how overwhelming it can be to search for information on the internet. Sometimes I get overwhelmed looking for information about a topic. I also sometimes feel frustrated when I... more
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