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Teachers:
b. collaborate with students, peers, parents, and community members using digital tools and resources to support student success and innovation.
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STUDENT 23 COLLABORATION IDEAS (*)

a. Virtual field trips: Have your students research far away places they would like to go on a field trip, and get them to share images and information about the location.
b. Create presentations: Instead of using traditional presentation software, put presentations on a wiki.
c. Share notes: Let your students share their collective information so that everyone gets a better understanding of the subject.
d. Study guides: Ask students to create study guides for a specific part of the unit you’re studying.
e. Readers’ guides: Have your students create readers’ guides to share their favorite and most important parts of books you’ve read in class.
d. Problem-Solving: Students can create alternate ways of solving a problem.
e. Glossary: Get your class to create a glossary of terms they use and learn about in new units, adding definitions and images.
f. Exam review: Encourage students to share review notes and other helpful pieces of information on your classroom’s wiki.
g. Peer review: Allow students to draft their papers in a wiki, then ask other students to comment it.
h. Student portfolios: Assign portfolio pages to each of your students, and allow them to display and discuss their work.
i. Peer editing: Ask students to edit each others’ work for spelling, grammar, and facts based on a style guide or rules you’ve defined.
j. Vocabulary lists: Encourage students to submit words that they had trouble with, along with a dictionary entry.
k. Get feedback: Ask students to post comments on wiki pages.
l. Organize ideas: Allow group members to post their ideas in a wiki, and you’ll cut down on duplicate ideas, while at the same time allowing them to build upon the ideas.
m. Fan clubs: Start fan clubs for your students’ favorite figures from history and ask them to contribute their favorite quotes, photos, and other tidbits together.
n. Multi-author story: Start a creative writing unit, and get your students to write a short story together, each writing a small amount of the story.
o. Choose your own adventure story: A twist on the multi-author story could be a choose your own adventure story, where each student branches out into a different path.
p. Literature circles: Host a book club on your wiki where students are required to read the same book, then discuss it on the wiki.
q. Classroom scrapbook: Share news, photos, and current achievements in your classroom on a wiki page.
r. Classroom newspaper: Create your own news outlet on a wiki.
s. Hall of fame: Highlight students’ exceptional achievements on the wiki.
t. Recipe book: Ask students to bring in their favorite recipes from home, then share them with parents and the rest of the community.
u. International sharing: Collaborate with a class from another country and share information about your culture, or even a day in the life of a typical student.

TEACHER COLLABORATION
1. Teachers meet in teams to learn what is necessary to support students' success.
2.  Teachers examine and discuss student work with each other regularly.
3. Teachers observe each other in the classroom and provide feedback to each other.