How to Plan and Organize a Collaborative Project
Planning a project that integrates the Internet or Web is similar to
planning "low-tech" projects. This guide provides some basic concepts to help
you begin the process of organizing a networked project.
As you begin any project, your primary job as teacher is to help
students to develop workable plans and maintain the structure around which
students can successfully work. Once their plans are in place, you will then mentor
and coach your students as you work and learn side-by-side with your
The "Six A's of Designing Projects"
can serve as a general yardstick to help you remember some of the important qualities of
effective projects described in PBL & Ed Reform.