Karie Steelman
Re: Internet workshop
Thu Jul 18, 2013 01:15

I'm going to use them more this year too! My kids loved it because it made them feel like a grown up, searching for information on the internet! All of my kids were engaged too, from the very top to the very bottom. It made them feel in charge. I think that's important for their own learning!

  • Internet workshop - Ashley Dezern, Wed Jul 17 21:54
    I did an internet workshop with my students last year and they loved it. I modeled it for them first and we made a class book together and researched together. So, when I let them start on their own... more
    • Internet Workshops - Hannah Andrews, Thu Jul 18 07:09
      I couldn't agree with you more. We used Internet workshops for animal research projects. After I had modeled this for my class and we created a class book, they flew when it was their turn. They... more
    • Re: Internet workshop - Karie Steelman, Thu Jul 18 01:15
    • Re: Internet Workshops - lohrmk, Thu Jul 18 00:11
      I'm going to be honest, I had never heard of an internet workshop (except I had seen it mentioned on the boards) before reading the article about it today. I thought it was such a great idea. I do a... more
    • IW - hobsonkd 127, Wed Jul 17 22:04
      I also did an internet workshop last year while completing our informational texts. With kinders I chose to complete our class book WHILE they were completing their individual books. For example,... more
      • good suggestion - rebecca bond, Wed Jul 17 23:36
        This is a direct and clear way to model doing their workshop. While you are modeling, you and the class are produce a whole book! Good way to handle it for K-2.
      • Re: IW - Ashley Dezern, Wed Jul 17 22:11
        Kassy I thought about doing it that way and I may try it like that this year. The way I did it was to do our class book together and model for them how to reseach and write the book together. Then... more
        • IW - hobsonkd 127, Wed Jul 17 22:17
          That is wonderful!!! It's amazing how independent they can be if we just LET them be and trust them! They are capable of so much more than we'd expect! I am so excited to teach informational writing... more
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