4 revealing things to know before creating collaborative learning spaces

Nureva

In the wake of 1:1 computing and BYOD initiatives, many traditional computer labs are now obsolete. 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 Are you interested in transforming your library, computer lab or other outdated area of your school into a collaborative learning space? Perhaps your focus is on collaborative design ?

4 revealing things to know before creating collaborative learning spaces

Nureva

In the wake of 1:1 computing and BYOD initiatives, many traditional computer labs are now obsolete. 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 Are you interested in transforming your library, computer lab or other outdated area of your school into a collaborative learning space? Perhaps your focus is on collaborative design ?

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Collaboration for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

This post was written in collaboration with Douglas Konopelko. It is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning. Although it may seem unusual to connect collaboration to the practice of personalized learning, it is important to remember that students don’t learn within a vacuum. Employers in the digital age are not looking at test scores; they want candidates with effective collaboration and teamwork skills.

Collaboration for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

This post was written in collaboration with Doug Konopelko. It is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning. Although it may seem unusual to connect collaboration to the practice of personalized learning, it is important to remember that students don’t learn within a vacuum. Employers in the digital age are not looking at test scores; they want candidates with effective collaboration and teamwork skills.

Impero Education Pro, SMART partner on classroom management

eSchool News

Students are learning on iPads, Chromebooks, SMART Boards, smartphones – whatever device is available and fits the activity,” said Greg Estell, president, Education Solutions, SMART Technologies. “As As a result, classroom management software must keep pace with this evolution and Impero is the company doing that by ensuring its solution manages any device on the network with scalability for 1:1 and BYOD environments in any size school district.”.

Are You Prepared For The Future Of Social Learning?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Are You Prepared For The Future Of Social Learning? In fact we now know that 50 percent of formal learning is forgotten within the first hour. With this statistic in mind, it is surprising that our formal education system –our schools, colleges and universities— has primarily relied on conventional learning methods to deliver information. The social learning model has been reinvented and has emerged as the single most powerful factor revolutionizing modern education.

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