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WRITINGCOLLABORATIVELY Julie Leach 21st Century Literacy Teacher Leader email@example.com
GOALS• Develop a deeper understanding why writing will play a pivotal role in the success of our students outside of school.• Develop an understanding of how collaborative writing can be used to support all content areas.• Designa way for students to utilize collaborative writing as a way to show what they know.
“GOOD WRITING MAY BE THEQUINTESSENTIAL SKILL FOR THE 21ST CENTURY” NCTE (National Council for Teachers of English)
WHAT IS COLLABORATIVE WRITING?
ACCORDING TO WIKIPEDIA• Collaborativewriting refers to projects where written works are created by multiple people together (collaboratively) rather than individually. Some projects are overseen by an editor or editorial team, but many grow without any of this top-down oversight.
Flexibility Interchange of Ideas Freedom WHY COLLABORATE?Higher Quality of Work Foster Discussion & Debate Audience http://www.makeliterature.com/blog/what-is-collaborative-writing
WRITING AROUND THE WORLD
PICKING A GLOBAL PARTNER• What is your vision? • Experience with technology• TimeFrame - one time or • Technology limitations ongoing • Guidelines (student privacy)• Commitment