Communication and Collaboration

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 othersCC.W.6   Students:


  1. interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts or others employing a variety of digital environments and media.
  2. communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats.
  3. develop cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with learners of other cultures.
  4. contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems.

What does this look like? I can use digital tools to collaborate and communicate with others locally and globally. Tools could include wikis, blogs, email, online surveys, and video conferencing.



Skills Nets p/K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Know how to use tools like Sakai, Google, or other Web 2.0 software to discuss, share and engage with course content. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 I I I D D D A A A
Collaborate from local to global communities between classrooms, between locations
2, 5, 6 I I I D D D A A A
Develop cultural understandings and an enlarged view of the world through work with others online (experts, classrooms, parents)
2, 5 I I I D D A A A A
Consult experts (Knowing how and when) 2, 3, 5 I/D D D D D A A A A
Share work.Use peer review/feedback to improve final product 2, 5 I/D D D D D D A A A

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