Project CRITICAL Workshop 6 Agenda

November 4, 2020


6:00 p.m.                    Project CRITICAL Website and Contacts

Administrative Requirements

·         Choosing 8-10 target students

·         Format for sending student information

·         SCALES database: Identification of Talent Pool Students


6:20 p.m.                    Overview of the PPA           The Steps


A “PPA WebQuest” is a WebQuest that incorporates the steps from the PPA model.

WebQuests can be created using any word processing program (i.e. Microsoft Word, Apple Pages, Google Docs).


6:30 p.m.                    Overview of the Parts of a PPA WebQuest

·         Sample WebQuest 1: Food Waste at PS 129

·         Sample WebQuest 2: Global Water Crisis

Big Product List


6:50 p.m.                    Teachers create/define a social problem from their curriculum/community, activity

·         Activity:  Developing a Social Problem for WebQuest,


1)                Think of a problem from your community/curriculum that you would like to teach over an extended period using the PPA steps. 

2)                Imagine the tasks/products you want your students to complete at the end of this lesson.


7:05 p.m.                    Title and Introduction

                                                WebQuest Template           word               docs


7:20 p.m.                    Task: Objective(s) that you want your students to produce/create

Types of Tasks

Student Products


7:55 p.m.                    Evaluation


8:00 p.m.                    Work on your WebQuest


9:00 p.m.                    Adjourn


Between now and next week, finish your Introduction and Task sections of your WebQuest and consider (for the November 11 workshop) all the online resources you want your students to use in completing your Tasks.