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Websites & Electronic Portfolios


"And we can't teach kids what they need to know to participate in a hypertextual world unless we come to understand it and make use of it ourselves" (Jeff Wilhelm, 2000, p. 7).

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LOOK: What literacies are involved?

Use your search skills to locate examples of “good” elementary websites

Then check out some of these:
http://www.sdst.org/shs/library/web.html

KEEP toolkit portfolio
http://www.cfkeep.org/static/about/tour.swf


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PLAY: Why might this matter to students?

Create your own webpage with Google Sites
http://sites.google.com/

OR
Nvu
http://www.nvu.com

OR
Roxer
http://www.roxer.com/

OR
create a portfolio in Picaboo
http://www.picaboo.com/photobooks/index.html



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LEARN: How does it work?

Google Sites Tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fD-4FRTzxkI