ThinkQuest is a free protected online environment that enables students and teachers to integrate learning projects into curriculum utilizing 21st century skills.

Benefits to Florida Schools

Florida Digital Educators (FDE) partnership with ThinkQuest ensures that teachers and students seamlessly use technology as a tool to accomplish tasks through higher-order thinking skills within a disciplined study so students will succeed in the global community. The program provides access to:

Role of the Florida Digital Educator program:

ThinkQuest in Florida

The Center for Technology in Learning published a white paper entitled: “The Power of Project Learning with ThinkQuest.” The paper highlights the work and project of educator and MDE Mijana Lockard and her students. Their project “Forget Me Not: Students Making a Difference in Their Community” showcases how students are engaged in their learning when curriculum is focused on project learning.

The Oracle Education Foundation (OEF) provides ThinkQuest as a free service to K-12 schools globally. No advertising or spam is allowed (learn more about OEF).

For more information on ThinkQuest in Florida, contact Michael Sweeney

FCIT (the Florida Center for Instructional Technology) and ETC (the Educational Technology Clearinghouse) provide digital content, professional development, and technical services supporting the appropriate integration of technology into K-12 and preservice education. ©2019 Florida Center for Instructional Technology, College of Education, University of South Florida