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Internet Sites:

• Electronic Collaboration:  A Practical Guide for Educators
This publication f eatures an 11-step process for making online collaborative projects successful. The new guide also offers:  explanations of various kinds of online collaborations — discussion groups, data collection & organization,  document sharing, synchronous communication, & online workshops & courses;  tools & websites that can be resources for creating each  of these forms of collaborative environments;  tips for moderating online collaborations.

• Loogootee Elementary On-Line Projects
Internet projects and activities developed by the staff and students at Loogootee Elementary West.

• NickNacks Telecollaborate!
A structured guide to forming and executing collaborative Internet projects.

• Global SchoolNet’s Internet Projects Registry
“This is the original clearinghouse for collaborative projects from across the globe – projects hosted by the Global SchoolNet Foundation, other reputable organizations, and outstanding partner projects conducted by teachers worldwide.

• Pitsco’s Launch to On-Line Collaborative Projects
An annotated bibliography of online projects.

• Journey North: A Global Study of Wildlife Migration
The Journey North program extends for four months each year, with live inter-active programming from approximately February 2 until June 1. You can help collect data about a dozen different migrations and signs of spring beginning each February.

• JASON Project Homepage
The JASON Project is a multi-disciplinary program that sparks the imagination of students and enhances the classroom experience.

• The “Quest” Series
Information is provided on Classroom Connect’s “Quest” series.

• NASA Quest
NASA Quest is dedicated to bringing NASA people and science to classrooms through the Internet.

• WhaleNet
Sponsored by Wheelock College, this site is an interactive educational web site which focuses on whales and marine research.

• Odyssey in Egypt
Odyssey in Egypt allows middle schoolers to participate in an actual Egyptian archaeological excavation and receive a full multi-disciplinary curriculum on Egypt.

Online Communities

• Project Switchboard Chatboard at Teachers.net
“a project development and teacher networking center for teachers around the globe. Join our on-going discussion with teachers around the world developing Internet and inter-cultural projects.”