Thursday, April 16, 2009

Teamwork 2.0

An incredible resource for the latest on "web technology trends, social networking and social media, Read Write Web once again hits the mark with The Online Collaboration Tools Guide.

Collaboration is a cited as a core skill by businesses, and education is working to provide opportunities for students in this area. The challenges for busy teens are time and logistics.

Online apps like Google Docs and Zoho are perfect for this kind of collaborative work, and also reflect the current work environment. Students can move forward on projects as well as sharpen their skills in working together and managing a project. Plus, they are FREE!

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Working Together Teamwork Puzzle Concept by lumaxart

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Blogger Susan Erickson said...

I totally agree that collaboration is such an important skill that we need to be incorporating in our classrooms at an early age

April 23, 2009 at 8:29 PM  

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