Curriculum Connections “ The competencies are addressed through all areas of study and through school and classroom routines, relationships, and environments. Such inclusive, culturally diverse, resource-rich environments include increasingly networked, technology-rich classrooms." Renewed Curricula: Understanding Outcomes Fall 2010 http://www.education.gov.sk.ca/Default.aspx?DN=009f8df1-406a-47d8-a44b-cfc25544852b
col·lab·o·ra·tion –noun A cooperative agreement where two or more parties work jointly towards a common goal. An effective method of transferring “know how” among individuals, therefore critical to creating and sustaining life long learning. a competitive advantage.
1. Creativity and Innovation 2. Communication and Collaboration 3. Research and Information Fluency 4. Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making 5. Digital Citizenship 6. Technology Operations and Concepts National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) Standards http://www.iste.org/standards/nets-for-students/nets-student-standards-2007.aspx
Collaboration and sharing knowledge are highly prized skills. Alan November in “Empowering Students with Technology” (Corwin Press 2009) http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomasguest/3706195033/sizes/o/in/photostream/