Collaboration HOME

Getting Signed-in to the Workshop Wiki
STEP 1: Check your email associated with the Ning site, for an
invitation to our workshop wiki. 
STEP 2: Click on the link & follow the sign-in instructions.
STEP A: Go to the Google Sites homepage to sign in. 
Sign up for a Google Account!
This does not mean that you will have a new email account!  It simply means that you have an account that gives you access to the various Google Applications (such as Google Docs, sites, calendar, and gmail).
Today's Agenda
8:30 - 9:00         Welcome/Getting Setup
9:00 - 9:45     Introduction to Collaborative Communities
                                - Defining collaboration
                                        - Convergent vs. Divergent Thinking Quiz
9:45 - 10:00      BREAK (hand in lunch requests)
10:00 - 11:30   Developing a Collaborative Culture
                                - Assembling a leadership team
                                        - Understanding your school's current reality
                                        - gathering data/creating surveys
                                - Creating synergy of thought & action
                                - Setting the stage/creating a platform
                                    for collaborative communities
11:30 - 12:30      LUNCH (lunch on your own)
12:30 - 1:00     Creating on-line collaborative communities
                                working with wikis, Ning & Edublogs
1:00 - 2:30        Adding meaningful content
                                - developing meaningful resources
                                - creating original works
                                        - creating podcasts
                                        - creating videos
                                        - creating interactive presentations
2:30 - 3:00       Collaborating outside the school walls
                                - participating in a community of best practice
                                - creating opportunities for learning
                                        - using Skype & Elluminate
3:00-3:30            WRAP-UP
Post Assessment Quiz