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

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 Are you interested in transforming your library, computer lab or other outdated area of your school into a collaborative learning space?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

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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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 ).

Global Leadership Week 2018 | Participate March 19 - 23

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

GLW is an opportunity for education leaders to learn from one another and share effective principles in leadership, particularly within the context of an interconnected, global age. Come find out about tools, services, projects and programs related to globally connected teaching and learning!

ISTE Librarians’ Takeaways (Crowdsourced)

NeverEndingSearch

For instance, Kasey Bell generously shared her own resource-packed presentations on her Shake Up Learning Blog prior to the conference. We learned at ALA that next year, the two lists will be combined as digital tools.). And I need to learn to code.

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

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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.

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 coolcatteacher.com/samsungsolve to learn more.

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Summer Learning Series-It's All About The Hashtag

The Web20Classroom

This is the second in my Summer Learning Series, where I share "make-it, take-it" resources, ideas, tips and tricks for the summer and for the classroom. The first in the series was Collaborative Learning With Edmodo. Twitter Summer Learning Series

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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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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Are etextbooks More Affordable Than Textbooks

Kitaboo on EdTech

And students, who are already on a limited education budget, find it extremely difficult to buy their yearly learning materials. In this model, the company sells a product/service on a monthly or yearly basis, and in the process, they retain the customer as they pay for prolonged access to the content. etextbooks allow a more engaging learning experience as the course can be embedded with videos, audio, hyperlinks, augmented reality and more.

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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McMinn County School System Makes Boxlight’sProColor Interactive Flat Panels the New Classroom Standard

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The displays’ Touch 360° interactivity features up to 10 single-touch points or five dual-touch for gestures — users can work simultaneously, driving collaborative learning. Those companies really became our partners.” McMinn County School System in Athens, Tenn.,

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.

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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Boxlight Recognized by The Edvocate as a Finalist in the 2018 Tech Edvocate Awards

techlearning

The, making it an efficient tool for instant full-classroom interactive audio-visual learning. MimioSpace full collaborative system has also been recognized as a finalist in the category for Best Collaboration App or Tool.

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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3D Virtual Learning a New Reality

A Principal's Reflections

We have continued to sustain numerous innovative initiatives while looking for other opportunities to improve the learning experience for the school community. This year alone Laura Fleming , our stellar media specialist, has successfully created a Makerspace for our students as well as a digital badge platform to acknowledge the informal learning of teachers. At NMHS we focus on empowering students to take ownership of their learning.

Epson Receives Two Gold Recognitions in the 13th Annual 2018 IT World Awards

techlearning

Offering 4,000 lumens of equal color and white brightness for crisp images even in well-lit rooms, built-in pen/touch interactivity, and multi-platform connectivity options, this is the ultimate interactive display for the modern, collaborative classroom. LONG BEACH, Calif. –

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South Carolina School District Converts To Boxlight Interactive Teaching Technologies

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The selection committee based its decisions on Boxlight’s tremendous value coupled with its ability to foster next generation teaching and learning spaces that not only support engaging whole-class and small-group instruction but also are designed to drive improved student academic outcomes.