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Based upon the upcoming book, Collaborative Writing in the Cloud, understand the current research about collaborative writing and how to teach students to truly collaborate on wikis. With less than …

Based upon the upcoming book, Collaborative Writing in the Cloud, understand the current research about collaborative writing and how to teach students to truly collaborate on wikis. With less than 2-3% of classroom wikis truly broaching a collaborative experience, learn how to do this with your students.

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  • One drop is a drop of water. Many drops of water together make rain. Rain makes the grass grow. One person writing is one workbut multiple people make change. Change can improve our world.
  • One drop is a drop of water. Many drops of water together make rain. Rain makes the grass grow. One person writing is one workbut multiple people make change. Change can improve our world.
  • 3 challenges for the future of education
  • 3 challenges for the future of education
  • We can’t have a world class education without the world in our class.
  • I and my fellow collaborators must have the 3 habits essential to global collaboration: receive, read, respond
  • Vicki:
  • Klossner’s theory says that on social networks 90% of the people lurk, 9% contribute intermittently and 1% are heavy contributors. However, when we collaborate, klossners doesn’t cut it in the classroom. It just doesn’t work.
  • Julie: Our aim is to create projects and opportunities across all levels of education. Right now we have FCP and NetGenEd for high school, Digiteen for upper ES, MS and HS, AWL for upper ES, Eracism for MS HS and our new pilot this semester is Building Bridges to Tomorrow for K-2 level – over 40 classrooms from about more than 10 countries
  • 7 Steps to Flatten Your Classroom Vicki Davis 5010 Spotlight Connecting your classroom to other classrooms in the world need not be overwhelming. Learn the seven steps to successfully and safely connect your classroom in meaningful ways that will enhance your curriculum and excite your students.Madera Wyndham Hotel
  • We must plan out our projects so that we differentiate and reach all students.
  • Julie:
  • As teachers decide the course to take they are getting mixed signs
  • Education has been singular but students must have the skillset to operate in plural. We have to help students turn me into we at least some of the time and understand how to assess.
  • Vicki:

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  • 1. Wonderful World of Wiki Teaching Make sure You make a wikispaces wiki.Vicki Davis @coolcatteacherhttp://www.flatclassroomproject.org
  • 2. “…you can’t just drop newinnovations into a classroomand hope that the instructorwill invent effective ways touse them. To fully utilize anew teaching technology, youoften need to invent newteaching practices as well.”John Seely Brown, Visiting Scholar, University ofSouthern California Flat Classroom Conference 2011 Beijing, China “Web 2 Kung Fu” speedsharing invented
  • 3. Benefits of Collaborative Writing Fosters community (Elbow 373) Helps see problems from multiple viewpoints (Howard 10) Co-authoring impacts the writing of individual authors (Aghbar) Improves Learning Experiences (wolf 2010) “Ideal model for constructing, reorganizing and acquiring new information” (Janssen et all 2010) Global collaboration is essential in today’s workplace (Friedman) Shorten time required to solve pressing world problems (Tapscott) Hong Kong 2011 Students edit wiki with virtual partners
  • 4. The process of writing, editing, and producing with a group of people.WHAT IS COLLABORATIVE WRITING?WHAT IS “THE CLOUD?”
  • 5. The process of writing, editing, and producing with a group of people.WHAT IS COLLABORATIVE WRITING?WHAT IS “THE CLOUD?”
  • 6. The Collaborative Writing Cloud 9 Cloud Syncing Wikis Blogs Cartooning Graphic ePaper Organizers Collaborative Collaborative Social Writing Apps Notebooks Bookmarking
  • 7. Reality Check Questions to ask about Technology Tools• Can each student have a • Can you easily set up a lot of • How easy is it to monitor? distinct username? users? • How much control can you• Does the website track • Can you duplicate pages or have over profile data on the students? websites easily? editing, commenting, and• Can you set it up without an viewing? email address?User Setup Scalability Management• Does the site allow • Does the site have good help • How secure is data shared on embedding? files? the platform?• What are the capabilities of • Does the site have an active • How private is data shared simultaneous editing? community of educators that on the platform?• Can the document be edited is well supported by the • What are the intellectual on multiple platforms? company? property rights associated • What if you are mandated with what you share on the the tools you can use? platform? Privacy, Security, andInteractive features Community Intellectual Property Rights
  • 8. PlanSet UpResearch &DraftContentEditingAssessmentLegacyKaizen
  • 9. Community of Practice• “communities of practice are formed by people who engage in a process of collective learning in a shared domain of human endeavor.” (Lave and Wegner)
  • 10. Common Core Writing Standards Summarized • W.x.1 Write arguments Text types and • W.x.2 Write informative/ explanatory texts. purposes • W.x.3 Write narratives Production and • W.x.4 Production and distribution Distribution of • W.x.5 Develop and strengthen writing Writing • W.x.6 Use technology Research to • W.x.7 Conduct research projects build and • W.x.8 Gather relevant information present knowledge • W.x.9 Draw evidence • W.x.10 Write over varied time frames for a varietyRange of Writing of tasks, purposes and audiences http://www.corestandards.org/the-standards/english-language-arts-standards
  • 11. Relationship to Common Core Decide your text type & purpose,Plan determine timeframe, production & distribution methodSet Up Reality check to select tool and set up. W.x.7 Conduct research projectsResearch & W.x.8 Gather relevant informationDraft W.x.9 Draw evidenceContentEditing See content editing cycle.Assessment Summative & formative throughout.Legacy W.x.10 Write over varied time frames for a variety ofKaizen tasks, purposes and audiences
  • 12. W.x.7 Conduct research projects Revision W.x.8 Gather relevant information W.x.9 Draw evidence Citation and Discussions & Permission Feedback Content Editing Cycle W.x.4 Production and distribution W.x.5 Develop and strengthen writing W.x.6 Use technology Monitoring & Troubleshooting Engagement
  • 13. W.x.7 Conduct research projects Revision W.x.8 Gather relevant information W.x.9 Draw evidence Citation and Discussions & Permission Feedback Content Editing Cycle W.x.4 Production and distribution W.x.5 Develop and strengthen writing W.x.6 Use technology Monitoring & Troubleshooting Engagement
  • 14. Planning a sample Project W.x.2 Write informative/ explanatoryPlan texts with other classrooms.Set Up Wiki.Research & Diigo GroupDraft Standard TagsContentEditing See content editing cycle.Assessment Summative & formative throughout.Legacy Wiki included in student efolio. Feedback surveyKaizen Celebrations
  • 15. Reality Check Wiki Google Docs BlogsCan each student have a distinct Yes, if set up Yes. Typically but there are exceptions.username? properly. Mandatory.Does the website track profile data on Depends on Yes. Typically but there are exceptions.the student? the websiteCan you set up without an email Yes, on some No. No but there are exceptions.address? sites.Can you easily set up a lot of users? Depends. Not typically. Depends.Can you duplicate pages or websites Yes. Yes. Typically.easily?Are changes tracked and viewable? Yes. Yes, but No, blogger must use strike sometimes throughs and disclose edits on her cumbersome. own volition.How much control can you have over Control by Control for One level of control for the wholeediting, commenting, and viewing? individual each site in most cases. page. document.
  • 16. Reality Check Wiki Google Docs BlogsDoes the site allow embedding? Yes. Only pictures. Yes, in most cases>Is simultaneous editing possible. Still glitchy. Yes. N/aCan the document be edited on Yes, using web Yes, using Yes, depending on the bloggingmultiple platforms. browser, no browser and platform some apps are available. apps. some apps.Can you message users privately? Yes. Via email Maybe.Community of practice Depends on Somewhat Depends on website websiteCan you compare revisions. Yes. Yes. No. Cumbersome sometimes.Are you able to discuss content on a Yes, via Yes via Instant Depends on the blog.page? discussion messaging and tabs. comments.Intellectual Property rights, privacy, Most let you Google TOS See TOS and check other points.security. select a copyright. Check other points.
  • 17. Wiki Permission Planning Template Flat Classroom® ProjectTask Non Members Members AdministratorsDiscussionsEditing (the default)Editing Exceptions Calendar / Instructions Home PageViewingViewing Exceptions Teacher meetings
  • 18. You boost pre-writingcapabilities if you select a site that allows The embed embedding button
  • 19. Planning a sample Project W.x.2 Write informative/ explanatoryPlan texts with other classrooms.Set Up Wiki.Research & Diigo GroupDraft Standard TagsContentEditing See content editing cycle.Assessment Summative & formative throughout.Legacy Wiki included in student efolio. Feedback surveyKaizen Celebrations
  • 20. W.x.7 Conduct research projects Revision W.x.8 Gather relevant information W.x.9 Draw evidence Citation and Discussions & Permission Feedback Content Editing Cycle W.x.4 Production and distribution W.x.5 Develop and strengthen writing W.x.6 Use technology Monitoring & Troubleshooting Engagement
  • 21. Be transparent with your students Suzie Nestico @nesticos
  • 22. Look for scalability
  • 23. Templates will save you time
  • 24. Harness the power of peers
  • 25. Remember!Keep what worksImprove what doesn’t.
  • 26. Go ahead, Make My Wiki! Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher1. Survey Audience2. Features for Managing • A Quick Look at Some Wikis Advanced Features.• Quick Teacher Basics: Templates, Backlinks, Creating an account and Wanted Pages, Member a wiki, our K-12 upgrade, Statistics, Includes, creating student Schedule Events, accounts, privacy, locking Templates, Comments, pages, contacting us for Google Apps Integration help • Widgets• Advanced Permissions • Projects and Pre-• Strategies for Setting Up assigning teams (new Large Numbers of Users feature)
  • 27. Go ahead Make My Wiki!• Sign up at www.wikispaces.com• Make a “space” – You will be working on your own wiki during this session.
  • 28. Dr. Justin Reich @bjfr• “Only 11% of wikis have any form of student collaboration and only 2-3% of wikis could be called ‘highly collaborative.’”• “Giving students access to collaborative platoforms doesn’t mean they will collaborate.”http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/edtechresearcher
  • 29. Types of writing via Dr. Justin Reich1. Concatenation – discrete content – Students don’t touch each other’s work2. Copy Editing – Edit grammar, punctuation, syntax or spelling3. Co construction – Substantively edit text of another student through addition, deletion replacement As quoted in Chapter 1: Collaborative Writing in the Cloud By Vicki Davis @eyeoneducation Winter 2013
  • 30. Types of writing via Dr. Justin Reich4. Commenting – Conversational move – Doesn’t contribute to wiki content5. Discussion – Comment back and forth on a topic with at least four conversational turns. As quoted in Chapter 1: Collaborative Writing in the Cloud By Vicki Davis @eyeoneducation Winter 2013
  • 31. Wikis in the Classroom Vicki Davistodaysmeet.com/wikiiste @coolcatteacher II. Pedagogical Uses of Large-Scale Wikis in the Classroom with Examples- Collaborative Writing in Vicki Davis -15 minutes III. Becoming Scalable the Cloud bit.ly/LZEdQ6 * A note about the discussion A. Assignments & Templates tab B. Tags * Starting and ending class C. Wiki Collaboration & What A. Elementary Wiki Samples to do about Wiki Wars - What (including a week in the life it means to collaborate - right project with 1,000+ and wrong way to elementary students using a collaborate. wiki simultaneously.) D. Building a CMP B. Middle School Wiki (Classroom Monitoring Samples (including Digiteen) Portal) C. High School Wiki Samples E. Handling private issues - (NetgenEd, Flat Classroom) G. Project Groups
  • 32. “We can’t have a world class education without the world.” @coolcatteacher Flat Classroom Conference Bejing, China 2011
  • 33. Discussion TabWhy is the discussion tab so important tohave effective collaboration on the wiki? http://tinyurl.com/iste2012wiki
  • 34. 3 R’s of Global Collaboration•Receive•Read•Respond P 128-130
  • 35. Communications in the 21stCentury p 64-67
  • 36. Klossner’s doesn’t cut it in the classroom! Klossner’s (2010) 90-9-1 principle P 128Step 4: Contribute &Collaborate
  • 37. READ AND RESPOND(FIRST 5)1. Review PLN – Respond to Meaningful discussions, wall posts, or “cries for help” • If using igoogle just check there – if not then: • Ning • Wiki Discussion Tab2. Do this EVERY DAY!!3. Your engagement level determines the engagement level of others.
  • 38. READ, RESEARCH &WRITE (MOST OF TIME)• Research • Google News Search http://news.google.com (get RSS) • Diigo Group (standard tags) • Newsmap (google it!) • Teacher information
  • 39. READRead what others have written and see are there any:•Errors (Fix it.)•Repetition (consolidate.)•Missing Links (Add them.)•Copyright issues • Let them know. • Reword • Cite SourcesTAKE OWNERSHIP – this is OURS not yours, not theirs, notmine or yours but OURS!
  • 40. READWhat is missing? (Add it)What is confusing? (Make it simple.)Is it summarized at the top? Does the summary at the top reflect what you’ve putin there?Included in the current news?
  • 41. WRITE: HYPERLINKIn context. CONTEXTUALEmphasize IMPORTANT words.Eliminate DISTRACTING hyperlinks.Proper Nouns (first time they occur in a SECTION.)Concise.Cite Sources if you quote directly AND hyperlink.
  • 42. WRITE: EDITLess is more.If you see it fix it.Put things where they belong.Look at the big picture
  • 43. RECAP AND WRITE(LAST 5 MINUTES)Recap what you did – Wiki discussion tab. Ask questions.A good recap includes:•What you did today.•Other things you think need to be done.•Where you plan to pick up next time.•Issues you think there are with the wiki.•Let others know if you will be offline for a while or are done.
  • 44. Wiki Touring• http://tinyurl.com/iste2012wiki
  • 45. Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher Flat Classroom® Project P10-11* @flatclassroom Digiteen™ Project P11-12 @digiteen ‘A Week in the Life…’ Project Gr3-5 P13-14 @flatclassroom NetGenEd™ Project P12-13 @netgened Eracism™ Project P13 @eracismproject Incubator Program NEW! @flatclassroom K-2 Project Building Bridges to Tomorrow NEW! @flatclasskids*See the frameworks for each model on referenced page numbers.
  • 46. Join the Global Book Club – March 2012www.flatclassroombook.com
  • 47. Intentionally Differentiate Projects to reach all learners PLACES: Creating a physical environment conducive for learning p 171-173 Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - SPACES: Designing Electronic Spaces for Choice p 173- 18610/17/2012 http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com 47
  • 48. Create projects requiring original research & creation P 162-163 Revised 2001 by Lorin Anderson
  • 49. Problem #3:We aren’t collaborating and co-creating.The Evolution of Global Collaboration inEducation
  • 50. Step 2: Communicate Communications in the 21st Century p 64-67