Coolcatteacher's Favorite Links on collaborative writing from Diigo
  • Welcome to hackpad - smart collaborative documents - hackpad.com Feb 24, 2013
    Hackpad is an interesting tool. It claims to be a wiki but is more google doc-ish. They call them "smart" collaborative documents. You'll still need emails to invite people. It would be interesting to try out because you can link to other pads usi...
  • Flat Classroom Project 13-1 - Rubrics Feb 24, 2013
    Collaborative Writing Rubrics - this is the rubric used for the video artifact and wikis on the Flat Classroom project.  Tags: wiki rubric teaching ...
  • Free Technology for Teachers: 26 Ways to Use Comics in the Classroom and 5 Free Tools for Creating Comics Jan 12, 2013
    Cartooning is a great method to use in the classroom and here are 26 ways to use it. Nice job, Richard Byrne. Tags: wiki_book cartooning collaborative ...
  • Engagement Theory: Jan 5, 2013
    A document that I've referenced about creating collaborative, engaging teams.  "Engagement theory is based upon the idea of creating successful collaborative teams that work on ambitious projects that are meaningful to someone outside the cl...
  • Post Reflection Post - Flat Classroom Project Jan 2, 2013
    This is an excellent post-reflective post from a fantastic student. You can see that she drafted in a word processor and pasted it in and then embedded the videos. Knowing how to use features of various programs in tandem is part of being fluent i...
  • Flat Classroom Project 12-2 - M&U Current News B - History Jan 2, 2013
    If you look at this editing tab, you can see that GrantG did a great job in his comments of documenting what he did. If we can get more students documenting their work as they edit, it makes the process of collaborative writing more powerful and f...
  • Dictionary, Thesaurus | term.ly Jan 2, 2013
    term.ly is the companion website for the terminology app for the ipad/ iphone. You can also shorten and share definitions. The main problem I had is if you use a diigo box, the search box tries to take over the words. Nice clean dictionary. ...
  • Judgepedia Jan 2, 2013
    An interactive encyclopedia of courts and judges editing in a wikipedia-like format but with a commitment to be  unbiased - it will be interesting to see how this works, but the traffic is very respectable and the aim is a great one, if they ...
  • Ballotpedia:About - Ballotpedia Jan 2, 2013
    "Ballotpedia is a nonprofit and nonpartisan collaborative encyclopedia designed to connect people to politics. Topics include: elections, congress, state executive officials, state legislatures, recall elections and ballot measures. You can find a...
  • The Middle School Mouth: Interactive Notebooks - Yet Again May 13, 2012
    A middle school teacher known only as "Seldy" shares his interactive language arts notebook in this blog post. The notebook is truly something special but even more astounding, he acknowledges that many of the pages he found on Pinterest. Pinteres...
  • Citation Management Tools Research Guide Apr 7, 2012
    This is an excellent comparison and research guide for citation generators from librarian Melissa Bowles-Terry at the University of Wyoming. All library websites should have similar information. Tags: education ...
  • Jean Lave, Etienne Wenger and communities of practice Feb 20, 2012
    Excellent overview of the term community of practice. The origin of the term and the use of it in education is important as many of us are working through the social aspects of learning. I have seen that when established community habits and expec...