Zunal is a free online resource for creating webquests with a template but better yet it is a repository of thousands of webquests created by teachers and shared with the general public ready for use. Webquests are designed as projects for small groups of students to work together in completing the assigned task. Click the image below for a chart categorizing webquests by subject matter and grade level. The examples listed are for grades 9-12.
Looking for a brainstorming or decision making platform where participants can vote and comment using a visual polling type tool?
Dotstorming is a web-based real-time group brainstorming and decision making app that takes the process of dot voting online to allow groups of people to collaborate on a topic.
For example, post pictures of artwork and have students cast their vote for which picture is the work of Michelangelo, then ask students to comment by explaining why they made their choice. Solid circles at the bottom left of the image represents votes and comments made are tallied at the bottom right.
PenPal Schools is a web-based platform connection students through online curriculum to practice skills and explore the world.
Connect with over 100,000 students in 170 countries to learn together. PenPals ages 8 and up collaborate through high-quality online courses to learn about cultures and global challenges while practicing language and technology skills. Weekly lessons can be completed at any time from any device to easily fit into busy class schedules.
POINT is a collaborative web tool for students and teachers that engages discussion by easily sharing ones thoughts and ideas from websites or specific articles on the Internet. POINT is a Chrome extension add-on you install to the browser. It’s free. Give it a try!