It probably looks like many different things. Here is how it looks today with my 5th grade students as they collaborate on a podcast script that they are writing for their "USM Virtual Tour" projects.
I like having students work in teams on projects involving technology...here you will see them clustered around a mac, sharing and teaming up on their script in google docs. It gets pretty loud in the room, but that is what happens in an environment where all of the kids are teaming up in small little clusters.
Below is an audio clip of what collaborative learning sounded like with this class today...it is a pretty long clip, but I find it to be a great exchange of dialogue between the three girls who were working on a collaborative writing piece:
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