Instructional Technology

Tech Chat! – WebQuests

The focus of this edition of Tech Chat! was WebQuests. Our guest presenters were Dr. Bernie Dodge, Professor at San Diego State University and Michael DiPierro, Social Studies Specialist at the Florida Department of Education. Dr. Dodge is considered to be the originator of the WebQuest concept back in 1995 when the internet was still relatively new. He shared with us some of the best practices for producing WebQuests and using them in the classroom. Michael gave an overview of the basic elements of WebQuests and demonstrated how they can be used to support professional learning.


April Drennan, Instructional Technologist

Joined By

Katrina Figgett, Director of Mathematics, Science, and Instructional Technology
Michael DiPierro, Social Studies Specialist


Dr. Bernie Dodge from San Diego State University
Michael DiPierro from the Florida Department of Education