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  • Talk about why we are doing this process Using voicethread as an example
  • Show Vero's example of voicethread 1st
  •   encourage to take notes on the sheet 5 minutes to discuss with the people beside you   5 minute general discussion Point out that this can become the criteria to establish your rubric/evaluation There is on google docs
  • show the brainstorming sheet   we will put up the essential question after our explanation Vero talk about visual cues for younger kids (pencil, ect) Discuss picking roles for students , depending on the task, form groups depending on the abilities, one strong technology Strategies choose roles and to solve conflict, to take decisions
  • Computer technicians in our classes- assigning responisbilities and training Remi HICCUP:PROBLEM VT   THIS SLIDE WILL REMAIN ON DURING THE PRODUCTION PHASE   WE will model this process Asking for technical help-how? ****strategies for handling problems
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  • Four stage process to Develop a Collaborative Learnin

    1. 1. Four Stage Process to Develop a Collaborative Learning Environment ( Modeling Classroom Practices ) B uilding Community through Telecollaboration February 18, 2011 McGill Faculty Club
    2. 2. Stage 1: Immersion <ul><li>Grade 1 Voicethread </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    3. 3. What makes a good Voicethread? <ul><ul><li>Definition of a Voicethread </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose of a Voicethread </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Structure: How is the Voicethread built? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Features: What elements are used to build it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who is the intended audience for this Voicethread? </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Essential Question <ul><li>In what ways are ICT tools helping your learning and student learning? </li></ul>
    5. 5. Stage 2: Creation <ul><li>Your task will be to add 2 slides, including pictures and comments, to reflect on the essential question. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>To do this you will: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>get into groups of 2-3 people from your cycle group, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>determine the roles for each person in the group (photographer, commenter, computer technician) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use the brainstorming sheet called &quot;Planning a Voicethread&quot; to respond to the essential question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can also refer to the sentence starters as you plan your comments. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You have 10 to 15 minutes to complete this task. </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Stage 3: Production <ul><ul><li>Take your 2 pictures. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload them to your computers. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Log in and find the Voicethread titled Student and Teacher Learning. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on the picture to open it. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on the wheel in the top left corner and choose edit. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose Upload and browse your computer for the picture. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Comment to type or record your thoughts. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask for technical help if you need it by putting up your hand.*  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You have about 30 minutes to complete this. </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Stage 4: Reflection <ul><ul><li>Once you have completed the task, choose one or two slides in the Voicethread  to comment on. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Within your small group, log into SAKAI.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In the Discussion Forum, under Main Forums, click on discussion/ Q&A. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose the reflection comment to share your ideas on. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How can these ideas help me learn better? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In what ways can Voicethread be used in the classroom to help student learning. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Adding the Voicethread to the wiki
    9. 9. Using G oogle D ocs to share rubric <ul><li>  </li></ul>