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. W...
Let’s Write-
Memories of School Lunches
• Great ones?
• Awful ones?
• Smells?
• Sounds?
http://typewith.me/ncais
http://ti...
Small Sample of
Collaborative Writing Tools
• High Tech
o Wikis
o Google Docs
o Typewith.me (other Etherpad clones)
• Low ...
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 s...
What Benefits Do
Students Gain From
Collaborative Writing?
oBuilt in peer editing
oDifferentiation
oPreparation for teamwo...
Challenges of
Collaborative Writing
• Assessment
• Availability of digital tech
• Interpersonal issues
o Writing is hard w...
Questions?
Final Thoughts?
mstewart@caryacademy.org
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Collaborative Writing NCAIS 2010

  1. 1. Collaborative Writing Meredith Stewart Cary Academy NCAIS 2010
  2. 2. What Does Collaborative Writing Look Like?
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. Let’s Write- Memories of School Lunches • Great ones? • Awful ones? • Smells? • Sounds? http://typewith.me/ncais http://tinyurl.com/NCAISwrite
  5. 5. Small Sample of Collaborative Writing Tools • High Tech o Wikis o Google Docs o Typewith.me (other Etherpad clones) • Low Tech o Sticky notes o Whiteboard wiki o Big sheets of paper
  6. 6. Collaborative Writing in the Classroom
  7. 7. Parent and Student Perceptions
  8. 8. What Parents Say About Their Kids What Kids Say About Themselves
  9. 9. RSG Wikipedia Project
  10. 10. Collaborative Story Writing
  11. 11. 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.
  12. 12. What Benefits Do Students Gain From Collaborative Writing? oBuilt in peer editing oDifferentiation oPreparation for teamwork in the workplace oIdea sharing throughout writing process
  13. 13. Challenges of Collaborative Writing • Assessment • Availability of digital tech • Interpersonal issues o Writing is hard work. Writing together is even harder work, but it’s work worth doing.
  14. 14. Questions? Final Thoughts? mstewart@caryacademy.org

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