This field-tested guidebook helps teachers develop skills for integrating best teaching practices with technology and includes case studies, examples of student work, and Web links.

Longer Term Projects, Communicating and Problem Solving

Longer term projects, communicating and problem solving

About this chapter

Themes that you will encounter in this chapter:

  • collaboration and cooperation over great distances, including from country to country
  • problem solving and longer term projects
  • the setting of an appropriate context for learning, including “starting with the child”
  • the use of “ready made” pre-existing internet activities.

Questions to keep in mind when reading this chapter

  • What is the value of communicating between countries?
  • It what ways can internet-mediated activities provide contexts familiar to children?
  • What is the value of using “ready made” internet activities?
  • Were the planned learning outcomes achieved in an effective way, and could they have been achieved better by some other means?

The internet is host to a great many sites that provide what are sometimes referred ...

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