You will begin working on collaboration and communication this semester... specifically you will try to establish classrooms where:

Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others. Students:
  • interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media.
  • communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats.
  • develop cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with learners of other cultures.
  • contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems.

Here is the first document we will discuss in person. In it, you will find several communication/collaboration scenarios from teachers across the nation:


Blog Articles:




Excellent article on COLLABORATION:
http://www.districtadministration.com/viewarticlepf.aspx?articleid=2001

Collaborative Technologies:


Rubric for Collaboration / Communication: