Collaborative Writing Meredith Stewart Cary Academy NCAIS 2010
What Does Collaborative Writing Look Like?
Three Types of Collaborative Writing Serial Writing Compiled Writing Coauthored Writing Haring-Smith, Tori.1994. Writing Together: Collaborative Learning in the Writing Classroom. New York: HarperCollins College.
Let’s Write-Memories of School Lunches Great ones? Awful ones? Smells? Sounds? http://typewith.me/ncais http://tinyurl.com/NCAISwrite
Small Sample of Collaborative Writing Tools High Tech Wikis Google Docs Typewith.me (other Etherpad clones) Low Tech Sticky notes Whiteboard wiki Big sheets of paper
Collaborative Writing in the Classroom
Parent and Student Perceptions
What Parents Say About Their Kids What Kids Say About Themselves
RSG Wikipedia Project
Collaborative Story Writing
Writing Historical Events from Multiple Perspectives Colonists- The Battle of Lexington and Concord was the triumphant start of the American Revolution. British- Noble British soldiers, in an attempt to keep peace, quietly marched to Lexington to take some arms. Collaborative- British soldiers were ordered to seize arms that were being stored by the colonists outside of Lexington.
What Benefits Do Students Gain From Collaborative Writing?
Built in peer editing
Preparation for teamwork in the workplace
Idea sharing throughout writing process
Challenges of Collaborative Writing Assessment Availability of digital tech Interpersonal issues Writing is hard work. Writing together is even harder work, but it’s work worth doing.
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