Thursday, June 9, 2011

A New Way of Colaborating

Do you feel like meetings are frequently a waste of time? It is hard to really get work done during your PLC times? Would you like to take online classes, but really don't want to take them by yourself? Or, are you working on a planning document with a group of teachers? I read this amazing post about how to use google documents that you have to check out. I can't wait to try this with my team next year.

Here is a quote from the article:

The Solution...

Schools must stop simply meeting and start connecting and sharing, and encourage transparent learning. One way to rethink the faculty meeting is to use a Google Doc for planned or impromptu collaborations. 

Click here to read the rest of the article.


If you want to try this out with any of my online classes, you are welcome to do so. Up to 8 people can take a class, and this would be such an engaging easy way to get 3 credits while collaborating with other people. It is also a way you could collaborate with people that lived in another state or even other part of the world. (Some people have taken my classes from China, Malaysia, New Guinea and other countries!)

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