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Engaging Staff and Students Using Web 2.0 Tools for Collaboration

Use the links provided below to access the resources for today's workshop.

collaboration.jpg
Collaboration by Shaylor, 4/15/05. Accessed 2/17/07 at http://flickr.com/photos/shaylor/9514363/

 
Welcome and Introductions
 
 
 
Workshop Overview
 
 
 
Why Collaborate?
 

 

 

 

Research Related to Student and Educator Use of Technology and Online Collaboration

 

 

Students

 

Are They Really Ready to Work? Employers’ Perspectives on the Basic Knowledge And Applied Skills of New Entrants to the 21st Century Workforce (Partnership for 21st Century Skills)

ICT Literacy Skills report (ETS, November 2006)

 

Listening to Student Voices (Education Evolving, 2004)

 

Our Voices, Our Future report (NetDay 2005)

 

Results That Matter: 21st Century Skills and High School Reform

 

The Silent Epidemic: Perspectives of High School Dropouts (Civic Enterprises, March 2006)

Visions 2020.2 report (NetDay 2004)

 

Voices and Views from Today's Tech-Savvy Students (NetDay 2003)

 

 

Educators

 

The Digital Disconnect: The widening gap between Internet-savvy students and their schools (Pew Internet & American Life Project, 2002)

The Educational Pipeline: Big Investments, Big Returns (National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, Policy Alert, 2004)

Teachers & Technology: Making the Connection [Office of Technology Assessment (OTA), 1995]

 

 

Online Collaboration

 

Collaborative Learning Center (Global SchoolNet Foundation)

 

Executive Summary: Collaboration in K-12 Schools: Anywhere, Anytime, Any Way (CoSN, 2006)

 

Getting Schools to Embrace Collaboration Tools (THE Journal, November 2006)

 

Gross Davis, B. Collaborative Learning: Group Work and Study Teams (University of California, Berkeley)

Riding the Waves of Web 2.0 (Pew Internet and American Life Project, 10-5-06)

 

Scott, S. Collaborative Learning Project

 

Theroux, P.  Collaborative Learning, Enhance Learning with Technology

 

Cooperative and Collaborative Learning (Thirteen EdOnline)

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
Web 2.0 Tools for Collaboration
 

 

Google Docs & Spreadsheets Tour

 

Google Docs & Spreadsheets

 

Zoho Office Suite

 

 

Additional Resources

 

Video Tutorials

 

10 Ways to Use the New Google Docs Productively

 

101 Fun and Relevant Ways to Use Spreadsheets in
K - 12 Classrooms
: Developed by Dr. Alice Christie, these ideas can be expanded and enhanced through use of Web-based spreadsheets.

 

Google for Educators, Google Docs & Spreadsheets: This section of Google for Educators focuses on focuses on Google Docs & Spreadsheets in the classroom.

 

Global Warming Student Speakout: Student project co-sponsored by Google and Global School Network that included use of Google Docs & Spreadsheets.

 

Web 2.0 Tools for Busy Administrators: Web-based Breeze presentation describing how a technology planning committee used Web 2.0 tools (including Google Docs) to revise the district technology plan.

 

Using Web-based Office Applications for Group Activities: A step sheet for setting up class documents. Written for college students, but appropriate for elementary and secondary classrooms as well.

 

Web Tools for Educators wiki (password is: webtools)

 

 

Discussion

 

 

      K-W-L Graffiti Boards

 

 

Wrap-Up 

 

Return to NECC 2007 page.