Campwide Briefings

Campwide Briefing

June 16-20, 2003

Visit the NEW Camp Internet Introduction

and Tour Area

Dear Campers – for those of you wanting online or print information to share with your Principal or colleagues regarding Camp Internet plans for next school year, we have opened an all new INTRODUCTION area off our main portal. Click on ‘Introduction’ from the main portal and you will see our new Tool Kit pricing plan, summer training options, and can use the Live or Virtual Tours to showcase the program to your colleagues or funding sources. This new interface makes Camp methodologies, products, and options easier to grasp, and has our Happy Camp testimonials and the Overviews of the different thematic learning tracks. And the BEST NEWS is that the price of the full TOOL Kit – now including a GPS or digital camera – is only $299.

FIELD REPORT TIME

    It’s that time of year to pull together your student’s best work in any format to create a classroom FIELD REPORT where you will feature class activities, research on school grounds or in your community, or field trip reports – and post it online to create a gallery of your student’s work. Every teacher in Camp Internet is asked to participate in this fun activity to wrap up your year’s subscription to Camp Internet. You can scan and post art projects, GPS digital readings and reports, upload digital pictures of student’s and their work, or their science fair projects – anything you are proud they accomplished, we invite you to post it online.

    As a reminder on how to do this, type up descriptions in a word document in separate paragraphs for each student or each group project. Then, if you have scanned or digital images, go to the TEACHER’S WEB TOOL KIT and use the UPLOAD feature that is link number one in the Tool Kit. Once it is uploaded to the group directory, you can view it in the directory using the second link in Tool Kit. When you have found your image in that directory, open it and copy/paste its full url.jpg into the body of your word document where you want it to display online. It’s easy! Then copy/paste each entry from your word document into the FIELD REPORT room for your subject track (Islands, Southwest etc.). Or, you can use the short GPS field report form, to post text-only data, located at  http://www.rain.org/campinternet/gis/fieldreportform_GPS_test.html and then copy/paste that information into the FIELD REPORT room as another posting option.  And we are still accepting Nature Writings in the Campwide Field Report room.

We will have the FIELD REPORT rooms by subject track open for you M-F, 8-5 pm through June 27th. You can then showcase your student’s work to your class, their parents, your colleagues or your Principal to show them how your class

 ‘Turned Technology into Learning’ with Camp Internet !

    And for fun – go into the TEACHER TRAINING FIELD REPORT and see the new Camp teacher’s work from their wonderful trip out to Santa Rosa Island on May 13th. We had enthusiastic teachers from Native American schools in Arizona, New Mexico, South Dakota, and California participating and they had a fantastic trip !

If you need any help posting your FIELD REPORTS, you can contact us at 1.800.889.2823 or email camp@campinternet.net

Let’s ‘Turn Technology into Learning’ Together !