School Site of the Month(21) - Tech Learning

School Site of the Month(21)

Walden School's Web site is a real team effort. Teacher pages and school newsletters are updated regularly because every staff member is a Webmaster. How is this accomplished? The school hosts its own site, making it possible for staff to modify pages by creating Word documents and using the Save as Web Page option.
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0

Walden School's Web site is a real team effort. Teacher pages and school newsletters are updated regularly because every staff member is a Webmaster. How is this accomplished? The school hosts its own site, making it possible for staff to modify pages by creating Word documents and using the Save as Web Page option. This approach facilitates consistent teacher/parent communication, a strong component of the school's program. To see for yourself, visit the faculty Web pages.

Featured

Related

School Site of the Month(8)

Just one year ago, the Web site for Our Lady of Wisdom Regional School in Port Jefferson, N.Y., consisted of a few static pages. Thanks to staff efforts, the site now boasts 40-50 pages that are regularly updated. Parents can access the latest school information and forms, newsletters, and classroom reports. The

School Site of the Month(12)

Meriwether Lewis Elementary School, in Portland, Ore., is one of a growing number of schools whose Web site is actually a Web log. Designed and maintained by the school's principal, Tim Lauer, the site's home page is updated daily. Teachers also post weekly Classroom Notes to keep parents informed. To insure that

School Site of the Month(11)

A recent recipient of the 21st Century Schools of Distinction Award, Greeneville Middle School in Greeneville, Tenn., is a place where technology isn't just about bells and whistles, but rather a tool that is used to support many facets of school life. The school's site offers links to teacher Web pages, helpful

School Site of the Month(22)

The student Web team class at Hays High School in Hays, Kansas meets daily, but their job doesn't end when the bell rings. Team members create and maintain the school's Web site, and they spend time outside of class taking photos, gathering information, and creating graphics to make the 1,000-plus-page site an

School Site of the Month(20)

The Mohonasen Central School District Web site (www.mohonasen.org) offers parents an overview of district-wide programs and a gateway to in-depth information about each of the district's four schools in Schenectady, New York. Links on the home page take visitors to every school's site, where consistency in format

School Site of the Month(16)

Maintained by PTO volunteers, Squadron Line Elementary School's Web site is oriented toward sharing the kind of information parents and extended family members want. Easy to navigate and attractively designed, the focus is on school activities and student work. Be sure to visit Classroom Web Pages: parents can

School Site of the Month(13)

The Rocky Point High School Business Education Department's web site demonstrates how an individual department can promote its courses and extracurricular activities to students. Extensive course descriptions and recommended links for each class are provided. Favorite Links and Software Downloads feature immediately

School Site of the Month(23)

Nathan Toft's Grade 5NT classroom site at A. Lorne Cassidy Elementary School in Stittsville, Ontario includes a student blog, newsletters, curricular resources, and a gallery of student work, all designed to keep parents and students at the Canadian school well informed. Two features set this site apart.

School Site of the Month(6)

The Web page for Tom McMahon's classroom in Springfield, Pa., (www.oenglish.com) is an excellent model for high school teachers. The site is simple to keep up-to-date, but dynamic enough to bring students back regularly. Each class period has its own link where students can access period-specific homework