Collaborative Writing in 3rd Grade with Carolyn Skibba
In this episode, Carolyn explains how they collaboratively produce an ebook with another class in Iceland. This is an amazing example of a unit based in inquiry, collaboration, global learners and iPads.
Who is Carolyn Skibba?
Since 1999, Carolyn Skibba has served as the technology specialist at Burley School, a public elementary school in Chicago’s Lakeview community. At Burley, she has built an innovative school-wide technology program that emphasizes creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking. She currently supports the school’s iPad initiative in grades 1-6 and presents frequently on iPad curricular integration and program implementation. Before joining Burley, she was a third grade teacher, an Upward Bound instructor, and received her master’s degree in Technology in Education from Harvard University. She is an Apple Distinguished Educator and a recipient of the 2012 Chicago Public Schools “Ones to Watch” award.
You can find Carolyn on Twitter, @skibtech.