by Michelle Fraboni, Queens College/CUNY

Developed for the NYC Region 4/Queens College Teaching American History grant, this webquest will provide elementary teachers with a guide for developing a webquest within the social studies curriculum.

Introduction

A WebQuest is an inquiry-oriented lesson format in which most or all the information that learners work with comes from the web. A well-designed webquest uses the best of the web within a well-designed framework, motivates students, and encourages higher order, critical thinking.  This webquest will walk you through the necessary steps in creating and publishing a webquest for your students.