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Writing has been reinvented. Instead of paper-based writing, we now have simple online equivalents we should be using in every classroom. Based upon Vicki Davis' Fall 2013 book, Reinventing Writing

Writing has been reinvented. Instead of paper-based writing, we now have simple online equivalents we should be using in every classroom. Based upon Vicki Davis' Fall 2013 book, Reinventing Writing

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Reinventing Writing

  1. 1. Reinventing Writing Writing Vicki A. Davis Teacher, IT Director @coolcatteacher Co-founder, Flat Classroom™ Projects Author, Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds The Essential Collaborative Writing GuideBook Eye on Education December 2012
  2. 2. John Seely Brown,Visiting Scholar, University of Southern California “…you can’t just drop new innovations into a classroom and hope that the instructor will invent effective ways to use them.To fully utilize a new teaching technology, you often need to invent new teaching practices as well.” Flat Classroom Conference 2011 Beijing, China “Web 2 Kung Fu” speedsharing invented
  3. 3.  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) Benefits of Collaborative Writing Hong Kong 2011 Students edit wiki with virtual partners
  4. 4. WHAT IS “THE CLOUD?” A location on the Internet where common files are stored.
  5. 5. http://tinyurl.com/kindle-notecard
  6. 6. The Collaborative Writing Cloud 9 Wikis Collaborative Writing Apps Blogs Social Bookmarking Graphic Organizers Collaborative Notebooks ePaper Cartooning Cloud Syncing
  7. 7. Common Core in the Cloud Writing Vicki A. Davis Teacher, IT Director @coolcatteacher Co-founder, Flat Classroom™ Projects Author, Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds The Essential Collaborative Writing GuideBook Eye on Education December 2012

Editor's Notes

  • 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.
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