Synopses & Reviews
This book includes clear guidance on the practicalities of the Internet as a resource and classroom tool, as well as a range of practical activities grouped by theme and level. The accompanying website extends the content of the book and offers a huge collection of up-to-date links to useful sites and resources.
This new edition offers clear guidance on the practicalities of the Internet as a resource and classroom tool and a range of practical activities grouped by themes and levels.
The fully updated edition of this popular book offers a wealth of ideas for using the Internet as a teaching tool.
Table of Contents
1 Guidelines 1.0 The World Wide Web 1.1 Website FAQs 1.2 Email 1.3 Email FAQs 1.4 Searching the Internet 1.5 Search FAQs 1.6 The Internet as resource bank 1.7 The Net as a classroom tool 2 Activities 2.0 Activities by level 2.1 Introduction to the Net (I) 2.2 Introduction to the Net (II) 2.3 Giving advice 2.4 I've always wondered ... 2.5 A song class 2.6 20th century news 2.7 Heroes hall of fame 2.8 Celebrity dinner party 2.9 The weather 2.10 Strange news 2.11 Making the news 2.12 Film reviews 2.13 Square eyes 2.14 Eco-tourism 2.15 A little Je ne sais quoi 2.16 The same language? 2.17 A good book 2.18 Ladies and gentlemen ... The Beatles 2.19 Mystery postcards 2.20 A terrible holiday 2.21 A new logo 2.22 Written in the stars 2.23 People watching 2.24 Get a job 2.25 Cooking with kids 2.26 Playing it safe 2.27 Olympic Games 2.28 The London sightseeing tour 2.29 What's the time? 2.30 Dream holiday 2.31 A night at the movies 2.32 Classified ads 2.33 Finding a flat 2.34 Suits you 2.35 A fine day out 2.36 But is it art? 2.37 Puzzlemaker 2.38 Holiday posters 2.39 Nice day today 2.40 Disaster area 2.41 Kids and the news 2.42 It's a mystery 2.43 Australian wildlife 2.44 Theme park 2.45 Computer detectives 2.46 Who said that ... ? 2.47 Waving the flag 2.48 Dream house 2.49 Net research 2.50 Surveys 'R'us 2.51 Survival 2.52 Teen spirit 2.53 What's in a name? 2.54 Inventions and discoveries 2.55 Reviewing a website 3 Tools for online work 3.0 Email projects and discussion lists 3.1 Webquests 3.2 Blogs and wikis 3.3 Online groups 3.4 Chat 3.5 Writing projects 4 Teacher development 4.0 Professional development online 4.1 Listserv FAQs 4.2 Teaching online 4.3 Teacher development resources 5 Websites Glossary Appendix A Appendix B Bibliography Index