Greetings Educators Guild Members!
Though it might be freezing where you are, summer is right around the corner and registration deadlines for camps and programs are quickly approaching! Below are several options across the country for interested students. Please keep in mind if these camps are not located near you, you are more than welcome to write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’d be happy to assist in finding one!
A WebQuest is an inquiry-orientated activity in which all or most of the information used by learners is drawn from the Internet. They are designed to utilize the learner’s time well, to focus on using information rather than looking for it, and to support the learner’s thinking at levels of analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.
A Rubric for Evaluating WebQuests, San Diego State University
Here you'll find a ready-made template for scoring or evaluating student WebQuest projects, complete with scoring categories. Checklists with additional scoring criteria to evaluate project fine points are also provided.
Was Part of the Movement (Language Arts: grades 9-12)
The Civil Rights Struggle (Social Studies: grades 9-12)
Black History Tour of Three Illinois Towns
(Multidisciplinary: grades 3-5)
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Davidson Institute Updates
A free, public school for profoundly gifted pupils on the University of Nevada, Reno campus, The Davidson Academy of Nevada is seeking qualified students to apply for the 2008-2009 school year. The Academy is specifically designed to meet the needs of profoundly gifted middle and high school students, starting at the sixth grade level and beyond. For admission details, please visit www.DavidsonAcademy.UNR.edu/Admissions.
2008 Davidson Fellows Scholarship Applications Available
Applications due March 26th, 2008
A scholarship program for any student under the age of 18 who has completed a significant piece of work in mathematics, science, technology, music, literature, or philosophy that has the potential to benefit society. For more information on the Davidson Fellows, or to download an application, please visit www.davidsongifted.org/fellows.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. --William Arthur Ward