The Community School Project
Youth & Family
the Internet & In the Community
Community Technology Center & Lab
Classes are held each week. Call the Center to schedule yourself for an upcomming session.
Learn a bit about the RAIN Network, sponsor of the Community Technology Center. Go to:
http://www.rain.org/profile to read some of the Network's history
9-9:30 Introduction to the Community Technology Center and Computer Lab
Lecture: How does the Community Tech Center & Computer Lab work.
Gather information, Turn that info knowledge, Share that
knowledge in the interactive projects. (View website content and
9:30-10:00 Navigating Camp Internet and a look at the Teachers Web
Lecture: Basic left-right navigation features. A quick look at left
side nav bar (archives, student center). In-depth look at how to
use the Teachers Web: Calendar, Briefings, Roster, Lesson plan d
base, Camp email center.
10:00-10:15 Morning Break
10:15-11:30 Camp Internet Chats, Digs, and Field Reports
Lecture: What's a Trail Guide Chat? What's an Internet Dig? What's
a Field Report? What makes for a good "Academic Chat?" View chat,
dig, and field report archives. View current "Today at Camp Internet"
chat and field report activities "Campwide" and "Teacher Training."
11:30-12:00 Camp Internet Email Center
Activity: Discuss listservs. Check Camp email. Exchange a message
between your teacher and your class accounts.
1:00-1:30 Camp Internet Curricula
Lecture: Trailhead portals, bottom of Camp home page. How to get
into the Islands, BackCountry, Ancient Southwest, Global Garden,
and GIS portals; What the tracks contain - history, social studies,
art, literature and science; tour the shared GIS center and the
Activity: Practice navigating between the subjects in your track.
1:30-2:30 Field Reports
How to post a Field Report. How to create a link and post an image
to a Field Report.
Activity: Practice simple field report submission in Teacher's Web.
2:30-2:45 GIS Center
Review use of GIS/GPS in the Afterschool Program.
2:45-3:00 Closing Remarks, Questions