Thoughts for March 7th Presentation to Faculty
THEME: Modeling Effective Collaboration with our Teaching Colleagues
Working together, we develop stronger ideas to serve students more effectively.
1. Intro: (10 minutes)
a) Shirky TEDTalk- edited
b) Why collaborate? (aka the sales pitch)
2. Roundtable Topics: (20 minutes) (Group leaders record comments here.)
a) Comments and reactions to Shirky video (optional)
b) Examples of ways we collaborate effectively at Parish
c) Potential ways that we could collaborate more effectively at Parish
d) Potential obstacles to collaboration at Parish
a) Twitter for Collaboration (DO - 5 minutes)4. Conclusion: Godin - "More vs Better"... (5 minutes)
b) Blogging to Collaborate (AC - 5 minutes) BLOG: “Teachers Collaborative”
Blog post: Dave O. on "Developing a PLN with Twitter"
Blog post: Seth Godin on "More vs Better"
Sharing: The Moral Imperative K12 Online Conference Keynote by Dean Shareski
This keynote looks at the new obligation of sharing for educators. With stories from the a variety of sources, the fact that we now have the ability to teach and share beyond our classrooms is moving from “nice to do” to “necessary to do”. See if you agree.
15 Awesome quotes on collaboration: http://www.ideachampions.com/weblogs/archives/2011/03/35_awesome_quot.shtml