LTGD21 Workshop 2 Agenda

April 24, 2023



8:00 a.m.                     FlippedTIPS LTG Website

Review of teacher products (helpful suggestions and tips)


8:15 a.m.                     Review of the 6 steps of the PPA

The PPA           The Steps


8:30 a.m.                     Overview of parts of a WebQuest

Big Product List

Sample WebQuest 1:  Endangered Honey Bees

Sample WebQuest 2: Bullying in Schools

Sample WebQuest 3: Too Much Water Pollution

Sample WebQuest 4: Waste Water in Our Community

Sample WebQuest 5: Endangered Species in the Hudson River Valley


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

WebQuests can be created using any word processing program

WebQuest Template


9:00 a.m.                     Title and Introduction


9:15 a.m.                     Task:  Objective(s) that you want your students to produce/create

Student Products


9:30 a.m.                     Process and Resources

Internet Searches

Evaluate a Website


10:00 a.m.       Evaluation and Conclusion

Rubrics, Customize a rubric

Copyright & Citation


10:15 a.m.       Break


10:25 a.m.       Standards

NYS Next Generation Learning Standards

Common Core Standards

Interdisciplinary Problem Solving (standards from at least two subjects)


10:30 p.m.                   Teachers create/define a social problem from their curriculum/community, activity

Social Problem for your 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 by the end of this lesson.


Work on your WebQuest

WebQuest Assignment video

                                    WebQuest Template

WebQuest Checklist

WebQuest Skills

·         Inserting images               video

·         Create a hyperlink            video

·         Add background color    video

·         Create/edit a rubric         video

·         Add Standards                  


11:30 a.m.                   LUNCH


12:30 p.m.                   Work on your WebQuest


2:20 p.m.                     Submission:     Please share your document with editing privileges


Additional Resources


2:25 p.m.                     Evaluation


2:30 p.m.                     ADJOURN



Next steps:                  WebQuests are due by May 21

                                    Our next workshop will be held on Monday, May 22 (8:30 am-2:30 pm)

                                    Virtual Office Hours are held every Wednesday from 4 to 4:30 pm (link) or by appointment.