Collaborating is the process through which learners validate and negotiate ideas and reach a deeper understanding and a global perspective. Learners are empowered through digital media and environments and through active participation in creating and sharing knowledge The role of ICT in the PYP (2011)

A. Using local learning communities; shared spaces for learning

B. Seeking support and validation in order to improve

C. Participating in digital environments to explore multiple/global perspectives

E. Citizenship in a digital world

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Year 6

1a. Collaborate using prescribed digital tools.

2a. Collaborate using  a choice of prescribed digital tools within and beyond the school community.

3a. Collaborate to create and to share learning, using a range of prescribed tools.

4a. Collaborate to plan, create and/or to share learning using prescribed and free-choice tools.  

5a. Collaborate to plan, create and to share learning using a range of tools, including advanced features.  

6a. Collaborate to plan, create and to publish learning using a wide range of tools and their advanced features.

1b. Give and/or receive feedback in digital format.

2b. Use a web presence to post work and ideas in order to receive feedback

3b. Create a personal learning environment in order to receive feedback.

4b. Use specified digital tools to provide and receive feedback.

5b. Use a range of digital tools to provide and receive feedback.

6b. Make informed choices of most appropriate digital tool to collaborate and provide/receive feedback.

1c.Interact with web based learning environments.

2c.Contribute to web based learning environments.

3c. Contribute to web based learning environments.

4c. Initiate, access and contribute learning environments outside the school community.

5c. Initiate, access and contributing to learning environments outside of the school community.

6c. Initiate, access and contribute to learning environments outside of the school community.

1e. Learn the boundaries for interacting safely on the internet. Checking with adults for permission, only communicating/collaborating with people they know or who have been approved by an adult.

2e. Only viewing websites approved by an adult; only interact with known people online.

3e. Cooperate in groups, sharing digital space respectfully.

4e. Cooperate in groups, sharing digital space and documents while realising the need to resolve conflict may occur outside of these collaborative environments.

5e. Be principled and open-minded during online collaborations.

6e. Apply all IB learning profiles and learner attitudes while working online; understanding that essential agreements are in place for the protection of students.

What it might look like

What it might look like

What it might look like

What it might look like

What it might look like

What it might look like

1a. Collaboratively creating artwork/ writing story/photo-story eg. using Haiku Deck

2a. Publish comments on a class weebly (under their own page) and read responses from family and friends.

3a. Use Twitter to share thoughts, ideas, experiences

4a. Create a weebly for a group project.

5a. Prepare files for collaborative writing (e.g. dividing space for different people/purposes)

Plan, prepare and finish a Video project.

6a. allocate permission rights (editor, owner, viewer) in collaborative environment, using different mechanisms for file sharing e.g. AirDrop, Google Docs, drop boxes, shared folders

1b. Leave feedback on IWB (eg. a group member highlights the group’s choice) (visualizer; airplay)

2b. Student post their findings on a blog.

3b. Build eLocker account and upload content to be commented on by others in the class.

4b.Using the comments option from an online document to provide feedback.

5b. Use commenting, annotating and screen sharing (eg. Skitch)

Visualiser to show work and collect feedback.

6b. Student uses ‘comment’ option to comment on a google doc

1c. Using augmented reality to access teacher supplied resources.

2c. Participating in a blog discussion.

3c. Connect classroom learning to blogs (news, education,entertainment) leaving relevant comments.

4c. Student takes action and initiates digital contact with person/group outside the school

5c. Contribute to the blog of another student outside of Hong Kong

6c. Student contributes to the blog of an expert in a particular field (ie. Chris Hadfield); Share exhibition project -and take action- online to engage with a (real) audience and/or decision makers.

3e. Students respectfully respond comments posted by a classmate.

4e. Apply the PYP social skills to problems that have arisen during a group task.

5e. Be empathic towards the views of others on a shared document.