Collaborative Learning System Focuses on Math


The videos are an engaging way to review content, and the collaborative features encourage kids to strive for success. Techlearning News App of the Day

Best-in-Category Winners for 2017

Ask a Tech Teacher

was it easy to use and intuitive to learn. Here are the 2017 Best-in-Category and Honorable Mentions for the following Categories: Winners: Please grab your award from this page. Collaborative Learning. Learning Management System. Awards Web Tools 2017 lists

Changing what's possible – collaborative learning at Northern Parkway Elementary


For the students and teachers of Northern Parkway Elementary School in Uniondale, New York, learning isn’t something that only belongs inside a classroom – it can happen anywhere. When the school had the chance to turn one of their hallways into a learning space, they were intrigued. With the help of Phi Services , Northern Parkway added a Nureva™ Span™ visual collaboration system in this underused space. A new way to collaborate. undefined.

Write on the walls!


My school have painted some of the walls with ‘whiteboard paint’ The children absolutely love it and it is fantastic for collaborative learning. — BISS Puxi (@BISSPuxi) September 7, 2017.

Collaborative learning that connects – the Canada 150 project


See what happened when they joined forces in a collaborative learning activity that erased distance and revealed more than they expected. A new way to collaborate. education Video collaboration customer storyundefined. A country’s 150 th birthday only comes once – it’s cause for celebration. Schools across Canada are searching for ways to mark the occasion in a way that has a real impact on students.

Skills for Today: Advancing Critical 21st Century Skills Through Collaborative Learning: How One School District in the U.S. is Taking the Lead

Battelle for Kids

With the growing adoption of global 21st Century Learning initiatives, our administrators at Albuquerque Public Schools (APS) here in New Mexico felt it was time to implement more forward-thinking learning facilities in the district. Sanchez Collaborative Community School.

4 revealing things to know before creating collaborative learning spaces


Schools everywhere are expecting more from shared learning spaces, turning them into makerspaces or media product studios. Even hallways can become places of active learning. Your learning space tells a story (Is it the right one?). Perhaps your focus is on collaborative design

4 revealing things to know before creating collaborative learning spaces


Schools everywhere are expecting more from shared learning spaces, turning them into makerspaces or media product studios. Even hallways can become places of active learning. Are you interested in transforming your library, computer lab or other outdated area of your school into a collaborative learning space? Your learning space tells a story (Is it the right one?). Perhaps your focus is on collaborative design ? Your learning space needs its own spaces.

Collaborative learning options to meet every need - now in Span Workspace


Patricia Klafki, a second-grade teacher at Turner Valley School in Alberta, Canada, knows that collaboration can be challenging. But Patricia also knows just how important collaboration is for school and beyond.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition). " Tagged on: July 30, 2017 Tristan Harris: The Manipulative Tricks that Tech Companies Use to Capture Your Attention | TED → A handful of people working at a handful of tech companies steer the thoughts of billions of people every day, says design thinker Tristan Harris. Tagged on: July 30, 2017 Postmortem: What to Do After a Security Incident | Linux Journal → Incidents happen.

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15 hot edtech trends for 2017

eSchool News

To get a glimpse into what the next 12 months will hold for everything from professional development to digital learning, and from communication to virtual reality, 15 ed tech luminaries looked back on 2016 edtech trends to help predict what’s in store for 2017.

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Collaborative learning options to meet every need - now in Span software


Patricia Klafki, a second-grade teacher at Turner Valley School in Alberta, Canada, knows that collaboration can be challenging. But Patricia also knows just how important collaboration is for school and beyond. That’s why she’s a fan of the Nureva™ Span™ system , which combines an interactive projector with collaboration software to enable student-led learning like never before. Here’s how the new permission levels work to bolster collaborative learning.

New Research Compendium Addresses Productivity & Transformation When Applying Technology in Learning Math

Digital Promise

Recently, the 60,000-member National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) released a new “Research Compendium,” a handbook with 38 chapters , each summarizing the best research on an important aspect of teaching and learning mathematics. For the past three years, I was honored to work on the team that developed the chapter on “Technology for Mathematics Learning.” That volcano is still erupting; the geography of digital possibilities for math learning is constantly expanding.

Top 4 microtrends in e-learning


Last week I introduced three megatrends affecting e-learning. My research revealed a couple more exciting trends and emergent ideas in e-learning, so I promised another four for this week. Top 4 microtrends in e-learning. Let’s get started: Entrepreneurial learning.

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Personalizing the Curriculum with the Learning Journey Model

The CoolCatTeacher

Mark Engstrom shares a personalized model for learning that he calls the “Learning Journey Model.” After students accomplish a core competency, they personalize their learning journey much like the “game of LIFE” board game. Go to to learn more.

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Why constructivist learning can’t always work in traditional classrooms


Constructivist learning is an educational theory based on the psychological theories of Constructivist thinkers such as Jean Piaget. The progressive education movement has a number of hallmarks, these include: Learning by doing. Collaborative learning.

Beginning the School Year: It’s About the Learners Not the Content

User Generated Education

I want students to learn about one another in a personal way. I want to learn about my students so my instructional strategies can be more personalized and tailored to their needs and interests. You will be expected to engage in the learning activities during class time.

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How Classroom Furniture Has Evolved in the Last Decade

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Since 2007, flexible and collaborative learning spaces have been on the rise. Classroom Collaboration Personalized Learning

How to prepare students for 2017’s Hour of Code next week

eSchool News

Through coding, kids can increase their computational and innovative thinking, expand their creativity and collaboration, learn how to think outside the box, and have more confidence in themselves.

PD for Writing Teachers: STEM Workshops, Rockstar Camps, Twitter and More!


However, my husband would argue that I am indeed addicted to learning experiences each summer when I should probably be helping to organize the garage. I LOVE to learn. Most teachers know that we learn from our students, and the highly interactive, practical model of CUE Rock Star camps exemplifies the best in collaborative learning. Engaging problem-solving and collaboration for students and staff with BreakoutEDU. “Must be nice to have summers off!”

Celebrating Diversity and Peace This Thanksgiving

Teacher Reboot Camp

was built on various cultures coming together to collaborate, learn, and help each other. Lives are lost when we close our minds and think we don’t have anything to learn from people who are different from us. Students can learn the story by participating in a play.

Efficacy in Digital Learning

A Principal's Reflections

As a supporter of the purposeful use of technology and innovative practices, I had to illustrate how effective these strategies were at improving learning. Once an overall vision for digital learning is firmly in place you can begin to work on the structures and supports to ensure success.

Edtech Needs More Infrastructure, Educator Support in 2017


2017 is shaping up to be a big year of what-if’s. Additionally, educators and school leaders need further support in identifying the best technology solutions, effectively integrating edtech in the classroom, and ensuring edtech helps, not hinders, the development of social, collaboration and teamwork skills. In an era where kids are often glued to devices outside of the classroom, the classroom should provide opportunities for social and emotional learning and collaboration.

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School district invents custom charging solution for all schools

eSchool News

When we looked to roll out new technology for our schools, we wanted to create collaborative learning environments,” said Dwight Goodwin, director of instructional technology at Denton ISD. To learn more, please visit: [link]. ###.

Blended Learning – How to Make it Work in the Classroom.


A teacher has to teach over 20 students with different learning styles, skills and priorities, which is a challenging task, especially when the classroom time is limited. As you see, the blending learning has a bunch of benefits, but only when it is applied wisely.

Here Is A great App to Help You Plan, Assess and Analyze Learning

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

September 10, 2017 Kiddom is a free iPad app that is similar to Google Classroom. It provides a collaborative learning space where teachers can plan, assess and analyze learning. iPad collaboration appsIt is ideal more.

Web Filtering: equally beneficial for your 5-year-old & 15-year-old


Blocking sites like social media and gaming (especially for younger children) keeps students focused on learning. Teachers can use these insights to create engaging lesson plans and foster a collaborative learning environment, while best-integrating technology into their classroom.

Isolation vs Collaboration

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

improve incrementally, while educators who collaborate. The #PLearnChat (the Personalize Learning Chat) topic was Summer Book Study – Ch 1 & 2 , for Barbara Bray and Kathleen McClaskey’s book How to Personalize Learning: A Practical Guide for Getting Started and Going Deeper.

4 Educational Websites to Transform Your Class into Interactive Learning Space

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

August 26, 2017 Spiral is a great website where you can create a class for your students and get them engaged in a wide variety of collaborative learning activities. It offers a number of key more. Repost

Top 5 Things I’ve Learned About Creativity – From Michael Cohen


So in the spirit of creativity, here is a bite-size top 5 list of what educators can learn about creativity from creativity professionals. As a designer, you learn quickly that your first go at anything is NEVER your best. Are the learning in the best interest of our students?

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eXSpace exploration

Learning with 'e's

In this follow-on from one of my previous posts entitled Going to the wall , I'm going to highlight some of the features we plan to incorporate into our new experimental learning space (eXSpace) at Plymouth Institute of Education. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Innovators Worth Watching: StraighterLine

The Christensen Institute

There is no live professor or in-house discussion group for collaborative learning. Welcome to our “Innovators Worth Watching” series, spotlighting interesting and potentially disruptive players in higher education. Every year, American students and taxpayers spend roughly $7 billion trying to bridge the gap between finishing high school and actually being ready for college. In two-year colleges, 52% of students are funnelled into remedial coursework.

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Why Is Tech So Slow To Go?

My Island View

The big question that educators often ponder seems to be: In this age of technology and innovation does technology improve student learning? It is impossible to get “out-of-the-box” teaching and learning when teachers are restrained by “in-the-box” management.

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Google Form: Peer Collaboration Evaluation Template

Teacher Tech

I have my students work in Collaborative Learning Groups (CLG’s). I learned this from the amazing Jackie Gerstein. I intentionally design collaboration activities that they will do with their CLG. Writing COLLABORATION super huge at the top of your lesson plans is one of the things I suggest. The post Google Form: Peer Collaboration Evaluation Template appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Personalizing the Station Rotation recipe

The Christensen Institute

Prior to participating in a blended-learning pilot, Angela Jones, a teacher at Bella Romero Academy in Greeley, Colorado, had already started putting a great deal of effort into personalizing learning for her students, despite limited access to learning software and devices at the time. For a few students in each class who show clear gaps in their learning, however, teachers supplement and customize the playlists to include assignments with below-grade-level content.