Strand 2: Collaborative Writing

10:15-12:15...Overview of Collaborative Writing tools and theory.
12:15-12:45...Lunch
12:45-2:30...Using Google Docs in the classroom and more (see video clips and links below)
2:30-2:45...Break
2:45-4:15...Using iMovie collaboratively and more
4:15-4:30...Whole group de-brief



Collaboration Strand Hub of Information




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Session II 12:45-2:30


Writing Prompt:
Read the following article. Then, respond in writing. We will be using Etherpad.com to collaboratively respond to this prompt. Prompt: Besides cute, what value does this show in the story process? What can we observe as we look at her as a beginning writer/story teller? How does this relate to your own role as a writer/story teller/summarizer?
Rhode Island Article

Work with Voice Thread: Star Wars Voice Thread

We created this VoiceThread together during our session.


Other Websites to look at for examples of collaboration:

ClassroomBookTalk website discussed in the video.

High School Online Collaborative Writing
Youth Voices
Chapter 4 from our Text
Heather Lewis' Examples
http://parsons-vallesreadingblog.blogspot.com/
http://lewie73.edublogs.org/
http://tran453.wikispaces.com/
https://sites.google.com/site/mrslewisland/
http://lewie73.wikispaces.com
http://sites.google.com/site/wheelerworld1996/home/prezis
http://etherpad.com


Want to explore different ways to use VoiceThread in education?
VoiceThread in Education
NWP's take on VoiceThread
NWP
VoiceThread and ELL

Time to work on new tools.