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CBEA State Conference 2009

Engaging Staff and Students Using Web 2.0 Tools for Collaboration

Collaboration by Shaylor, 4/15/05. Accessed 2/17/07 at http://flickr.com/photos/shaylor/9514363/


Welcome and Overview



What Do We Know Already?


  • Skills employers want

Intel’s Visual Ranking Tool (Teacher ID: sjbrooksyoung)

Intel Teaching Tools


Brainstorming using Skrbl or Imagination Cubed






Research Related to Student and Educator Use of Technology and Online Collaboration




ICT Literacy Skills preliminary findings (ETS, November 2006)

Digital Work-Readiness (ETS, 2009)

Learning in the 21st Century: 2009 Trends Update (Speak Up, 2008)

Results That Matter: 21st Century Skills and High School Reform

The Silent Epidemic: Perspectives of High School Dropouts (Civic Enterprises, March 2006)

Learning in the 21st Century: A Trends Update (Speak Up, 2007)

Are They Really Ready to Work? Report (Partnership for 21st Century Skills, 2006)

Partnership for 21st Century Skills


Writing, Technology, and Teens (Pew, 2008)

The Educational Pipeline: Big Investments, Big Returns (National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, Policy Alert, 2004)

Selected National Findings (Speak Up, 2008)

Leadership in the 21st Century: The New Visionary Administrator (Speak Up, 2007)

Online Collaboration

Executive Summary: Collaboration in K-12 Schools: Anywhere, Anytime, Any Way (CoSN, 2006)

Getting Schools to Embrace Collaboration Tools (THE Journal, November 2006)

Riding the Waves of Web 2.0 (Pew Internet and American Life Project, 10-5-06)



 Web 2.0 Office Applications


Google Docs Tour


Google Docs


Zoho Office Suite




Additional Resources


Google Docs for Educators: Resources for educators, examples of student work.


Quick Takes: TICAL Project


Google Docs


Google Forms

Web 2.0 Tools for Busy Administrators: Web-based presentation describing how a technology planning committee used Web 2.0 tools (including Google Docs) to revise the district technology plan.


Using Web-based Office Applications for Group Activities: A step sheet for setting up class documents. Written for college students, but appropriate for secondary classrooms as well.


Google Docs Reading List: Links to articles about use of Google Docs in education.


Other things we talked about




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