How collaborative learning prepares students for life after high school

Nureva

It is an opportunity to develop key skills like collaboration, creativity and problem solving that will help them be successful in their careers or future studies. The high school also builds strong community relationships, invests in classroom technology that supports hands-on learning and offers career academies with specialized courses to help students hone in on what they want to do after they graduate. Span system collaboration customer story college and career readiness

4 revealing things to know before creating collaborative learning spaces

Nureva

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

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4 revealing things to know before creating collaborative learning spaces

Nureva

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 Are you interested in transforming your library, computer lab or other outdated area of your school into a collaborative learning space?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.

Huntington Beach City School District Uses Boxlight’s MimioSpace to Transform Classrooms into Forward-Thinking, Collaborative Learning Environments

techlearning

California’s Huntington Beach City School District (HBCSD) will be adding 60 MimioSpace collaborative systems from Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL) (“Boxlight”) to its classrooms in order to support its expanding technology initiative.

Write on the walls!

EdTech4Beginners

My school have painted some of the walls with ‘whiteboard paint’ The children absolutely love it and it is fantastic for collaborative learning. If you want to try this in your school, here are 2 companies that make the paint: Idea Paint.

The Perfect Storm for Maker Education

User Generated Education

Makers tap into an American admiration for self-reliance and combine that with open-source learning, contemporary design and powerful personal technology like 3-D printers. For example, younger makers can turn to DIY , a safe online community for kids to discover and learn new skills.

Edtech Company Learning.com Named Oregon Top Workplace for Third Consecutive Year

techlearning

We believe that a healthy, happy work culture promotes engaged, motivated employees and we strive to provide a culture that fosters collaboration, learning and excellence.

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.

How to Help Students Land the STEM Jobs of the Future

Edsurge

It all happens thanks to a network of corporate partnerships that let students peer into the real world of STEM careers while giving companies a chance to engage with ambitious and energetic students. But these days, I’m not looking for particular experience as much as whether people can work collaboratively as part of a team. But these days, I’m not looking for particular experience as much as whether people can work collaboratively as part of a team.

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This Tech Tool Can Save Teachers 10 Minutes Per Class

Edsurge

Using wireless presentation tools by Vivi , an education-focused company founded in Australia, Gunn was able to mirror her tablet screen on the classroom screen and play YouTube clips directly through a hardwired receiver without slowing down the school’s wifi—or her students’ work. 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.

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Peer editing in digital and mobile environments

Nik Peachey

For years now I have been happily using EtherPad based services like [link] and [link] to get participants on the training courses I deliver to work collaboratively to create and peer edit texts. apps collaborative learning mobile learning process writing web 2.0

Think It Up: New Site to Fund Student Passion Projects, Receives $10 million pledge from Staples

The CoolCatTeacher

Through this collaborative learning process, student-powered, teacher-led projects will be crowdfunded on Thinkitup.org. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to edit and post it.

Understanding The Deep Fake: A Troubling Trend

The CoolCatTeacher

With respect to school change, he describes himself as a “catalyst for creative engagement and collaborative learning.” He is the author of several books on effectively using digital technologies to communicate and assess learning.

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Mysimpleshow Keeps Getting Better

Ask a Tech Teacher

mysimpleshow “Classroom” offers the full variety of design functions with a focus on collaborative learning: Up to 50 students can create joint video projects that promote their creativity and teamwork. Must-have Resources for Blended Learning.

Create your own social network 7 steps

Nik Peachey

With the opportunities social networks offer for collaboration and communication, this is certainly something we as educators should be thinking about being involved in. Increased reach You can increase the reach of your F2F activities and get more people involved in the collaborative / collective development of your project. Good for your personal / career development You can learn a lot through being an administrator and develop some useful skills and knowledge.

Creating a Wiki

Nik Peachey

Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites." So, what really differentiates a wiki from a normal website is the fact that anyone who has access to the site can modify its contents (this is often, though not always, restricted to people who create a login or register to use this feature), unlike a normal website, on which the content is usually edited only by the company or person who owns the website.

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Developing Academic Language Supports Equity

Digital Promise

Multimodal learning is a catalyst for this process. By implementing proven multimodal learning strategies, students can overcome the academic language barrier. Game-based learning is one key strategy.

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Working Together to Expand Research Use in Education and Ed-Tech

Digital Promise

The market is beginning to change, and long-term, as soon as people start to understand the efficacy of learning environments, they won’t go back,” he said. At the same time, researchers learned from educators about the importance of crafting relevant research questions.

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How can we use Office 365 for Professional Development in our schools?

TeacherCast

In this episode, learn about the power of collaborative learning with the power of Office 365. In this episode, Jeff sits down with Cal Armstrong to discuss how his school district is using Office 365 to provide dynamic and collaborative professional development.

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

EdTech4Beginners

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.

New resource: Personalized Learning Playbook

The Christensen Institute

Education Elements, an education consulting company, is one of the pioneers in blended learning. Through its experience working with K–12 schools to create blended-learning programs, it has been at the forefront of developing some of the tools, models, and expertise for making blended learning work. Given the company’s vast experience and impressive results , it was exciting to read CEO and Founder Anthony Kim’s new book, Personalized Learning Playbook.

How can Teachers Increase Social Learning While Teaching Online?

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s becoming more common to take online classes or blend traditional with online learning. The main point of this theory is that social learning attributes human behavior to be an outcome of cognitive, behavioral and environmental influences (Bandura, 1977 ).

No Kidding: This Pre-Revenue Edtech Startup Just Raised $15M in Series B Funding

Edsurge

Kiddom , the developer behind a K-12 content management and collaborative learning platform, has raised $15 million in a Series B round led by Owl Ventures. But the company has kept mum on specifics to everyone else, only sharing that it’s seen “viral growth across hundreds of thousands” of U.S. Available on Chromebooks, web browsers and iOS devices, Kiddom’s platform shares many features typically associated with learning management systems.

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Mimio unveils MimioMobile for browsers

eSchool News

Company also gives educators first public demos of the touch-enabled MimioProjector 280T. The MimioProjector 280T is a full-featured solution that includes MimioStudio classroom software for lesson creation, assessment, and collaboration. “At

Making a Global Impact in Education: An Interview with Karl Mehta, CEO of EdCast

EdNews Daily

EdCast is a social knowledge network built in an effort to enhance our ability to collaborate and learn. The open source network provides learners with the opportunity to garner knowledge in both formal and informal learning settings. Robyn Shulman.

Education and the Big Data Revolution

Omega Notes

As development of comprehensive data analytics, machine learning, and AI continues to move forward, people’s standards of life improve as it allows us to make better decisions by observing past results. There are several ways analytics systems can be utilized to improve the learning process.

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Epson BrightLink interactive projectors will be bundled with Smart software

eSchool News

Epson and Smart aim to bring collaborative learning solution to classrooms. Epson and Smart Technologies are now bundling Smart collaborative learning software with Epson BrightLink interactive projectors. “We’re Digital Learning and Tools News Top News

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Innovators Worth Watching: StraighterLine

The Christensen Institute

StraighterLine, an ambitious Baltimore edtech company, has been making its mark on the remedial education space for eight years. The company is also exploring more integrated partnerships with colleges that will allow students to use federal aid instead of paying out of pocket. There is no live professor or in-house discussion group for collaborative learning. In disruption theory, “technology” includes the processes that companies use to create value.

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Boxlight’s MimioSpace Collaborative System Wins Tech & Learning “Best of Show” at ISTE 2018

techlearning

The MimioSpace collaborative system, consisting of a laser projector, touch board, and Mini-PC, create an expansive 32-touch area with Touch 360° interactivity. tall, making collaborative learning at the front of the classroom a reality.

Why We Still Need to Know Things in the Age of Google

The CoolCatTeacher

We hope that kids will learn critical thinking skills in one class and then apply it to another. Today we discuss current research that is shaking up how people think about learning. Shift #1 is that Students are collaborators. Interest-driven learning can be really valuable.

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

Doug Levin

" 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. Harris shares how these companies prey on our psychology for their own profit and calls for a design renaissance in which our tech instead encourages us to live out the timeline we want.

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Riverview High School integrates the Nureva Span system

eSchool News

Expansive, digital workspace deepens collaborative learning. a collaboration-solutions company, announced the integration of its Span system into Riverview High School’s innovative, high-tech science lab in Riverview, New Brunswick, Canada.

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 Partnership brings added functionality and platform support to SMART Sync customers.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

Almost all of those companies went out of business. Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment.

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

EdTechTeacher

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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