Classroom collaboration: Learning together

Neo LMS

In most classrooms today, students are seen working together in small groups, perhaps in learning stations in the classroom, and taking a more active role in learning. Social learning works. Read more: Can EdTech enable Social Emotional Learning (SEL)? Hands-on learning.

Guide offers collaborative learning insight

eSchool News

Mimio’s new guide, Collaborate to the Core! A new resource aims to share tips on how to establish a collaborative environment in classrooms, and it also provides relevant and engaging lessons, organized by subject matter and grade level. Digital Learning and Tools News Top News

5 Key Factors To Consider When Looking For A Collaborative Learning System

Omega Notes

Finding a solution to foster collaboration inside and outside of the classroom has always been a challenge in higher learning. Research has proven that academic experiences that are active, social, contextual, engaging, and student-owned foster a deeper learning experience.

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Collaborative Learning with ThingLink - Wagon Wheel

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Yesterday I created an interactive image to demonstrate how easy it is to engage in collaborative leaving with ThingLink. If you explore the live image, you will discover the Padlet online board that is being used to assemble collaborator''s thoughts. collaboration multimedia thinglin

Using Google Drive Apps for Real Time Collaborative Learning

Fractus Learning

Digital tools have given us an exponential number of ways to collaborate with our students, colleagues, peers and community. Collaboration that can help us build, communicate and learn together. Access : Google account. Collaborative problem solving. Overview.

How To Elevate Case-Based Teaching Strategies

Omega Notes

Case-based learning provides several important benefits to students. Using collaborative learning systems can resolve these issues, providing students and faculty alike with a useful tool that makes using case based learning practical, efficient, and effective. .

Collaborative learning in a country without borders – Josane Batalha Sobreira da Silva, Brazil

Daily Edventures

Josane Batalha Sobreira da Silva is passionate about the benefits of collaborative learning. The school’s focus is divided into three areas: investment in software and hardware/equipment (such as electronic whiteboards and tablets); development of virtual learning environments; and, the most important, teacher training. Through collaborative learning,” she adds, “we sought to increase knowledge and expand social roles.

Using EdTech Analytics to Improve Group Work

Omega Notes

Students who participate in group-based active learning methods improve critical thinking, decision-making, and analytical skills, as well as the interpersonal skills necessary for discussion, collaboration, and consensus; all skills which are transferable outside the classroom (Bruner, 1991).

What YouTube and Hollywood Divas Can Teach You About Active Learning

Edsurge

These active learning strategies can work in any course—for any major, in any discipline. Some of the most dynamic thinkers and doers in education today are pioneers in active learning. Some of the most dynamic thinkers and doers in education today are pioneers in active learning.

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Free Range Teaching and the Technology Teachers ‘Beg For’

Edsurge

We literally threw out our teachers’ desks,” says Damon Cooper, an English teacher and the director of teaching and learning at CCGS, in New South Wales. And all of a sudden we have this amazing cooperative learning group. With Vivi, there was no learning curve,” says Sayer.

Improve Differentiated Learning Through Ed Tech

Omega Notes

Differentiated learning in a post-secondary environment can improve not just student engagement and retention of material but instructor responsiveness to student needs. What is Differentiated Learning?

This Tech Tool Can Save Teachers 10 Minutes Per Class

Edsurge

That benefits her students directly: She gets through her content more quickly, so her students are into the skill development stage of their learning faster. It’s really helpful to be able to handwrite things on OneNote, project them on the screen, and then for the students to be able to go back and re-access them—through a read-only file or screen capture—later on in their own time.”

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Five Ways Teachers Can Use—and Create—Augmented Reality Experiences

Edsurge

Many educators find that gamifying learning keeps students engaged. They can require students to take photos of objects to demonstrate their understanding of the material, or allow them to access content with an inexpensive VR viewer like Google Cardboard. Platforms like Metaverse also have hundreds of ready-to-use, free learning experiences, with thousands of teachers collaborating on creating additional content. Learn how teachers are using the app.

6 Ways Technology Can Reinvent Parent-Teacher Conferences

Edsurge

And it lacks the enthusiasm—as well as the desire to help kids own and engage in their learning—that defines us as innovative educators. With transformative digital changes happening in classrooms today, basic learning management systems now deliver the answers to most of those well worn questions on parent portals. Give parents resources that will help them support the process of learning and motivation. Understanding the school’s learning management system (LMS).

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

Edsurge

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!”

Challenges and Successes in Online Communities of Practice

EdTech Magazine

By Ann Ware CoSN offers access to collaborative learning environments for K–12 education leaders. Internet Management

Encourage collaboration.

Reading By Example

It’s a beautiful thing, the excitement of learning alongside a peer. Shared learning experiences build community and relationships. By creating opportunities for students to work collaboratively together, they will support one another as learners, help one another as friends, and respect one another in the community. There are many names for the topic of this post: Peer learning, collaborative learning, cooperative groups, shared learning, buddies, partner work.

Active learning spaces

Learning with 'e's

Recently I wrote about collaborative learning spaces , and argued that we are entering unfamiliar territory. It appears that it no longer matters where learning occurs, as long as it is meaningful. Some might argue that learning that is situated is the most powerful.

Come for the computers, stay for the books

The Hechinger Report

In fact, the busier it is, the better—whether it’s kids experimenting with the Makey Makey circuitry or uploading designs to a 3D printer, or a class learning media literacy or a student seeking advice on a video she’s editing at one of the computer workstations.

Student Engagement and Closing the Opportunity Gap: An Action Plan, Part 2

Reading By Example

My previous two posts have described how schools can improve access for students of color and students living in poverty to follow their passions and have more voice in choice in their learning. Mistakes were and still are seen as part of the teaching and learning process.

Student Engagement and Closing the Opportunity Gap: An Action Plan, Part 2

Reading By Example

My previous two posts have described how schools can improve access for students of color and students living in poverty to follow their passions and have more voice in choice in their learning. Mistakes were and still are seen as part of the teaching and learning process.

How to build your global classroom in 4 steps

Neo LMS

We live in an age where global issues that affect us all are pushing us to collaborate and to understand different perspectives. A major advantage is building cross-cultural collaboration skills, which some argue is an essential 21st century skill. E-learning

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Organizational learning theories

Connecting 2 the World

My dissertation not only looks at distributed group collaboration, but also how that effects organizational learning. The following is my discussion on organizational learning, including how I differentiate knowledge management from organizational learning. Organizational Learning Theories There are two prevailing schools of learning theory at the organizational level. Organizational learning is distinguishable from knowledge management.

Creating a Wiki

Nik Peachey

A wiki is a collection of web pages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to contribute or modify content [.]. Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites." which can help you share out the work on the wiki and co-ordinate dispersed teams or group of distance learning students. This option often gives you access to extra features too. collaborative learning knowledge sharing wiki writing skills

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How to Start a School Design Project

Digital Promise

Schools and teachers often use summer as a time to rethink classrooms and learning spaces. Learning goals should guide the design process, not follow, says Daniel Wilson , director and principal investigator at Project Zero. Does it involve collaboration?

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Using wikis with EFL students

Nik Peachey

You can upload student work for collaborative editing, though you should make sure they are comfortable with this first. Get students to create a story collaboratively. You could use a wiki as a sort of learning record which all the students could contribute to. They are also great if you want to be able to share students' work with parents or the rest of the world, or just limit access to your class. collaborative learning tutorial wiki writing skills

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Using wikis for teacher development

Nik Peachey

You could then see how well they were assimilating the information they were learning on the course and this would give you the opportunity to revise anything they were getting wrong or misunderstanding You could create a teaching jargon wiki. I think the possibilities for collaborative projects for teacher development are almost limitless. collaborative learning teacher development wiki writing skills

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Overcoming 3 challenges of introducing blended learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

Introducing blended learning experiences in core subjects presents many opportunities over traditional print-heavy classrooms. But introducing blended learning in the classroom is not the easiest thing to do. Overcoming 3 challenges of introducing blended learning in the classroom.

Celebrating a School-Wide Commitment to Powerful Learning

Digital Promise

In collaboration with HP and Microsoft’s Reinvent the Classroom Initiative, Digital Promise Global is launching two new programs that celebrate teachers and schools who demonstrate powerful teaching and learning with technology. HP Spotlight Schools Exemplify Powerful Learning.

Digital Tools for Inclusivity

Reading By Example

Here are three categories of tools the authors suggest teachers consider: Tools for collaborative learning (to learn from and with each other): Google Docs : Students work on the same document and comment on each other’s work.

What is the role of the teacher in the online classroom? Connectivism might provide an answer

Neo LMS

Enabling interaction, collaboration and social learning online is perhaps the most difficult, and yet most important, part of teaching online. He is the founding President of the Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR).

Time Frame: a 3 day virtual art show on Seesmic

Connecting 2 the World

Should be a lively affair with the potential not only to spawn further virtual exhibitions, but also to extend the art-talk to perception and accessibility, privilege etc. Now here’s something to lok out for this coming weekend. LA-based artist Christi Nielsen has organised a virtual art-show on the video platform Seesmic.

Vote for Digital Promise in the 2019 SXSW EDU PanelPicker!

Digital Promise

With that in mind, we invite you to help us tell our stories at SXSW EDU 2019 to spread the word on topics like learner variability, educator micro-credentials, immersive storytelling with 360° technology, maker learning, edtech pilots, data interoperability, and more.

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SCALE-UP Classroom Technology: Supporting The Learning Environment

ViewSonic Education

Learning environments are becoming more flexible, teaching methods are changing to accommodate different learning styles, and student collaboration is playing an increasingly important role in the classroom. The SCALE-UP classroom places heavy emphasis on student collaboration.

How to Drive Safe Office 365 Adoption

Gaggle Speaks

Office 365 broadens the capacity for learning, offering on-demand access to documents and projects and providing new and creative outlets for students to learn inside and outside of the classroom. Promoting collaborative learning.

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