Sample Curriculum-Based K-12 Educational Telecomputing Project Pages,
Classified by Page Functions

Original material compiled by Dr. Judi Harris, Univ of Texas at Austin.
  1. Function: Project Overview

    Web sites can serve as succinct introductions to the goals and operational structures for educational telecomputing projects.


    Project Del Rio

    The Rope Pump Project

    Women of NASA Presents Women of the World


  2. Function: Project Announcement

    Web sites can announce curriculum-based projects, inviting participation and providing links to relevant networked resources.


    Express Yourself in Science

    Four Directions: Electronic Mentoring Project

    Global On-Line Watershed Education

    Math Pen Pals Project

    MayaQuest '98

    Oregon Trail Online

    Telementoring Young Women in Science, Engineering & Computing

    Wetlands Project

    Virtual China

    A Vision


  3. Function: Project Instructions

    Web sites can provide specific instructions to telecollaborators on how to participate in the educational project.


    Discover Virginia!

    First Landing on Mars

    FuturePlace! ("Build a Better Theme Park")

    The Great Go-Car Challenge

    I*EARN Learning Circles

    Internet Geometry Hunt

    Inventions Project

    Kids as Global Scientists: Weather Folklore

    Life in the Ocean Project

    Midi Music Relay

    Mouse Trap Powered Vehicle Challenge

    Spinning Around

  4. Function: Information Repository and Exchange

    Web sites can serve as vitual places for project participants to exchange information.


    Classroom Anatomy Online

    The Great Penny Toss

    Hands Across America

    International Home Remedies

    KIDPROJ Multi-Cultural Calendar


  5. Function: Context for Project-Related Communication

    Web pages can be co-constructed by project participants, creating an open-ended form of multimedia communication.


    Canadian National Marsville Program (All teams' Web pages)

    Math. Puzzles Tutorial (Electronic Emissary Telementoring Project)


  6. Function: Project Support

    Web sites can serve as organized collections of project-related resources.


    CoVis: Learning Through Collaborative Visualization Project

    Electronic Emissary Project

    HP Email Mentor Program

    Interactive Modeling, Simulation and Visualization Resource Home Page

    Live From Antarctica

    Yukon Quest Student Page


  7. Function: Project Chronology

    Web sites can present chronologies of past and ongoing project work.


    Benni the Bear - Around the World!

    Connecting From the Ice

    ExTerminator Mystery Project


    Hobart - Malang Electronic Mail Project

    The Magenta and School Without Racism Boat Tour

    Medieval County of Wurtz

    Telecommunications Impersonation Project


  8. Function: Showcase of Participants' Works

    Web sites can provide viewing space to share project participants' creations.


    Jefferson Online

    Kids' International Peace Museum

    MidLink Magazine

    Shocked E-Zine

    The VocalPoint Electronic Student Newspaper


  9. Function: Project Center

    Web sites can serve as multipurpose centers, combining several of the project-related functions listed above.


    Amazing Insects Project

    CU-SeeMe KidCast for Peace

    CyberTorch Project

    Earth Day Groceries Project

    Eco-Marketing Project

    EnviroNet Monitoring Projects

    Global Grocery List Project

    Heritage Gateways

    I*EARN's Holocaust/Genocide Project

    JASON Project

    Journey North


    Monarch Watch

    The Monster Exchange

    Peace in Pictures Project

    Save the Beaches

    Taking Stock


    Ultraviolet Radiation Project

    Voices of Youth

    Westward Ho!

    Women of NASA

  10. Function: Project-Spawning Service

    Web sites can offer electronic services that can help to initiate new curriculum-based telecomputing projects.


    Global SchoolNet's Internet Projects Registry

    Africa Online: Kids

    Classroom Connect's Teacher Contact Database

    Dave's ESL EMail Connection

    Electronic Sister School Program

    eMail Classroom Exchange

    Intercultural E-Mail Classroom Connections

    Virtual Handshake

Original material by:

Judi Harris
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
406 Sanchez Building
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712-1294

Webpage by Wesley A. Fryer.
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