Abstract 8- Volume 1, Number 1, Spring 2006

Social Studies Research and Practice

Volume 1, Number 1, Spring 2006

 

 

Developing Social Studies WebQuests with Teacher Candidates

Mary E. Haas
Jessica Channell
Michael T. Linder
Holly Vandevander
Angela VanSickle

West Virginia University

Abstract

WebQuests are discussed in terms of how pre-service teachers have worked to construct useful and appropriate Internet activities for students. A set of WebQuests that meet high standards for use with students is presented.

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About the Author(s)…

Mary E. Haas is Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at West Virginia University. She holds an Ed.D. in  Social Studies K-12 from Indiana University. She has published articles in all of the major social studies  journals that focus on innovative practices for teaching K-12 students.

Jessica Channell was a student in the elementary methods classes in the Five-Year Teacher Education Program at WVU and will graduate
with a BA and an MS degrees  in May 2006.

Michael T. Linder was a student in the elementary methods classes in the Five-Year Teacher Education Program at WVU and will graduate with a BA and an MS degrees in May 2006.

Holly Vandevander was a student in the elementary methods classes in the Five-Year Teacher Education Program at WVU and will graduate with a BA and an MS degrees in May 2006.

Angela VanSickle was a student in the elementary methods classes in the Five-Year Teacher Education Program at WVU and will graduate with a BA and an MS degrees in May 2006.