Collaborative Writing Tools Workshop

Hello MCA teachers, today we’ll be focusing on collaborative writing tools in our workshop this afternoon.

Today’s Agenda:

1) Blog Check-In: mcanyc.blogspot.com. Using Blogger, how to post, how to login. Responding to my invitation. What kinds of communication will be happening, follow-ups on workshops, more resources, questions answered.

2) Intro to Google Docs: How it works, what it can do, advantages over standard word processing software

3) Resources & Links

4) Hands-On: Register at Google; email me your account information: user name (______ + @gmail.com). My email/Google Account is: sscragg@gmail.com (2 s’s and 2 g’s)

5) Collaborate together on a document: add your ideas for ways to integrate Google Docs across the curriculum

6) Reflections: how can we best use this technology? Concerns? Questions?

7) Choose next topic: Podcasts, Webquests, or Video Streaming

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