Users, please be advised: The following information was developed in the early 1990's, and many newer, research-based teaching techniques have been developed in recent years that make some of these methods obsolete. Also, many of the links that this section refers to may have been discontinued or also lead to outdated materials and methodologies. The information in this portion of the Grant Wood AEA Web site is no longer being maintained or updated.

Visions of Online Projects Dance in My Head
by Leni Donlan


Leni Donlan's Favorite "Project-Finding" Web Sites:

Blue Web'n Projects Directory
Discerning selection from a group that really knows what makes a good project.

Global Schoolhouse Ongoing Projects
An ongoing list of projects for classroom use.

Intercultural E-Mail Classroom Connections
Link with partners in other countries and cultures for e-mail pen pals and project exchanges.

KIDLINK: Global Networking 10-15
Teacher-created projects of all kinds.

Monster Exchange
Students try to communicate an original monster image into another child's mind using writing skills and technology.

NickNacks - Telecollaborate!
How-to's for using online projects and interactive applications.

Online Projects Resource Page
Projects from Loogootee Elementary West, Loogootee, Indiana.

SchoolWorld
Projects, discussion, pen pals, and links of all kinds.

Westward Ho!
Load those wagons, kiss the kin goodbye, and join us for exciting adventure and superb learning on the virtual Oregon Trail.

Youth Net
Teacher-created projects to join.


Leni Donlan's List of Nifty Online Projects:

America Dreams
Discover through the rich resources of the Library of Congress American Memory Collection what Americans, through the years, have dreamed to find in this great nation. What is YOUR dream?

GeoGame
Since 1991, this project has helped students learn geography terms, how to read and interpret maps, and increased their awareness of geographical and cultural diversity.

Journey North
A learning adventure that engages students in a global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change.

NASA Quest
Students share in the excitement of NASA's scientific and engineering pursuits like flying the shuttle, spacecraft explorations of distant planets, and space-based life sciences research.

Postcard Geography
A simple project in which classes all over the world exchange picture postcards to provide real-life geography lessons.

ThinkQuest
An exciting, collaborative Web-creation project from Oracle that challenges students ages 12-19 to use the Internet as a collaborative, interactive teaching and learning tool. Prizes!


Leni Donlan helps teachers and students use technology, creates and implements professional development opportunities for her staff, helps the Tech Team develop and maintain Town School's Web site, and conducts parent classes and computer group meetings. When she is not busy at Town, Leni enjoys developing and implementing online curricular projects and working with the Internet Catalyst to help teachers integrate all technologies, especially network resources, into curriculum. Communication to the author may be addressed to Leni Donlan, Director of Technology Development, Town School For Boys, 2570 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA 94115; 415/921-3747; donlan@town.pvt.k12.ca.us


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