Brainstorming their essay:
Students use their brainstorms to type their essays:
Friendly competition for the most detail:
Designing online floor plans of their dream houses:
3D models too...
Teacher using DYKNOW software to read and send messages to students about their writing:
"Great detail, Madison!"
Students post their "Dream House" brainstorm, essay, and collage/floor plans on ThinkQuest.org for their classmates to read: