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Caught in The Web

They're caught in a web.

Online just since November of 1996, Durand Elementary School's Room 14-A has already moved to the head of the class. Compared to most school websites, Durand certainly has a unique approach. However, beneath the most impressive design and stylistic elements you'll find what all online schools hope to offer: motivated students sharing their learning experiences with the online educational community.
For example, the fourth grade students are exploring writing, reading, geography, and technology by sending their Flat Stanley around the Internet. Stanley recently returned from a visit to Antarctica. They invite schools to host Flat Stanley for an adventure in their own cyberworld. They also have hosted several visiting Flat Stanleys.
You can meet each student on their individual profile pages, like Michelle's, who has published her very persuasive argument. You'll get an even better idea of who the students are by browsing through the student work section. The Indescribable section is beyond description. You need to see it to believe it.
The students of Room 14-A are definitely not looking at the world in just ordinary ways. Their Goo images testify that these students are investigating their world in inquisitive ways.
You'll also enjoy their logic and word games or their weekly word jumble. Like the sign hanging in their classroom says, "Exercise your mind."
As you might expect, the students in Room 14-A have a pioneering teacher guiding them in their online endeavors. Mr. Owens obviously spends a lot of time helping his students expand their classroom walls and reach out to the online educational community. Pay Durand Elementary a visit and extend a greeting.

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