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    Objectives:

     
    1. Participants will explore various methods for communicating with students, parents, and the outside world to increase student motivation, encourage parental involvement, and publish student work.

    2. Participants will compare and contrast different collaboration techniques for teachers and students.

     
      

    What's it all about?

     
    Two key 21st Century Skills that can be easily integrated into your instruction are Communication and Collaboration.  Effectively communicating with students and even parents is integral to being successful in the classroom.  Collaboration is tightly wound with communication and can be enhanced within instruction using a variety of digital tools.
     
    The ISTE Standards for Students include Communication and Collaboration as skills #2.
    Communication & Collaboration
    Image source: http://www.iste.org/docs/pdfs/20-14_ISTE_Standards-S_PDF.pdf
     
    Before We Begin