"It is not about the technology; it's about sharing knowledge and information, communicating effectively, building learning communities and creating a culture of professionalism." - Marion Ginapolis

Activity: Six-Step Partner Reflection Activity

In this activity, participants will find a partner six or more steps away for each question asked by the facilitators.
At the end of the activity, participants will return to their tables and share the best idea gathered from colleagues.

Collaboration in Action

Collaboration Strategies

For this activity, we would like for you to consider collaboration strategies that do not require the use of technology.

Please take time to view the presentation below. Then, work with your group to think of additional strategies. Click on the link and add a slide for each strategy you discuss. Consider putting your name, Twitter username and/or email address at the bottom of the slides you create so that we can continue our collaboration beyond this training. Enter your ideas on the slide for your group number.

Link to edit presentation: http://bit.ly/RPkAeO

Technology Tools that Support Collaboration

  • Preview the technology tools presented on the page that best represent your comfort level with technology.
  • Interact with the technologies by completing at least one activity to be displayed in the Collaborative Resource Chart listed below.

Option 1: Complete the activity for at least one of the technologies you choose to explore.
Option 2: Add an entry to the Collaborative Resource Chart to share with your district.

Though the tools listed here have been separated by level of difficulty, tools in both the beginner and intermediate levels serve similar purposes in the classroom.
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Bonus Professional Development:

Technology Tools for the Four Cs: Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, Critical Thinking

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“The resources provided during the course of this NCDPI training have been helpful to some educators across the state. However, due to the rapidly changing resources available, NCDPI does not represent nor endorse that these resources are the exclusive resources for the purposes outlined during this training.”