This is a distance learning workshop, concentrating on uses of the Internet for teaching, learning and professional development. It also is intended to give you enough web sites and leads-in to more web sites to be a continuously useful resource for your learning and doing.
Assessment is based on work you produce in series of essays/listings for topic you "connect with," and with an annotated lists of sites supporting your views and reflecting your web work.
For instance, you might write “The site XXXX [http://www.xxx.com] gave me a different perspective on how to help students learn _____. It also cleared up for me something I was confused about, and that is what educators mean by __________.” Certainly you would want to elaborate more.
This work may be emailed to me at firstname.lastname@example.org, or snail-mailed to me at Chad C. Osborne 923 W. Mission St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101. If you email the work, you may wish to put it in a Zip file, which compresses text and makes it easier to send over the 'Net.
Home Schoolers excel in Test Scores (av. 30 pts. higher) and socialization, too. This is one of the least discussed findings in the current schooling scene. One can imagine future Charter Schools that include both homeschoolers and a portion of the curriculum in which all students are homeschooled. Just what is Homeschooling? Don't assume you know without first giving careful consideration to the text and links at Homeschooling Guide AND HOMESCHOOLING: Back to the Future?
Reprint, highlight, annotate, and comment on points that strike you for the initial
By surfing and searching through the following links, seek answers to this question, writing to articulate your answers and vision.
If you wish graduate credit for this workshop, send your Project-Journal to:
Chad C. Osborne
923 West Mission St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101