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- Prince Rupert, BC, Canada
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Middle schoolers explore world history by participating in a web design activity. In this aboriginal history lesson, students discuss the different jobs associated with designing a web site and identify the types of media that are often shown on the web. Middle schoolers create a web site design based on aboriginal culture.
Fifth graders examine how to respond to bullying in a proactive manner and to identify how to descrease incidents of bullying at their own school. They participate in a discussion and brainstorming activity, watch a PowerPoint presentation, and create a Kidspiration web design on bullying.
Students create a website based on a history unit they have just completed. In this web design lesson, student analyze qualities of an effective website and create an architectural design for the home page and connecting pages. Students research, create and design content for their page in small groups.
Ninth graders participate in an activity as a web designer. For this technology lesson, 9th graders explore how the choices made by web designers affect how people use a site. Students analyze effective and ineffective Web design, usability and visual appeal for the target audience.
Study heroes and have your learners define who a hero is to them. Having identified a personal hero, pupils conduct research and write an essay or narrative, using illustrations and images from the Internet. They upload their stories, images, and links into the MY HERO program to create their own web page.
Fifth graders create a class virtual travel brochure. Roles include: researchers who find information using Web sites chosen by the teacher, a recorder who sets down the information found by the researchers, illustrators who locate online photos, or create illustrations researched by the group, reporters who share the information with the class in oral and written reports, and web designers who place the textual information and graphics onto a site for the virtual brochure.
Each student or student team creates a web page. Students research and make decisions for content of the page. Each web page should contain at least six images and six links, as well as any necessary commentary. Students indicate on the web page its purpose and school's email address.