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.

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. Request a demo today. Quicker and more collaborative feedback Harris’s students all have iPads, so after they complete writing tasks, she has them film themselves reading their own writing. Students are able to connect in and showcase their own work, which is leading to more autonomy and student-driven learning.”

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Using Google Drive Forms to Power 1:1 Instruction

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

As I explore teaching and learning in a 1:1 iPad environment I''m excited about the potential of using Google Drive Forms as a teaching tool. I''ll be sharing forms, ideas and demos along with some updated highlights of a Google Docs Glog I designed in 2012.

Edji

Technology Tidbits

Edji is an innovative site for annotating texts for collaborative learning that I just found out about from Larry Ferlazzo's blog. Below is a brief demo. annotate collaborative learning differentiate instruction

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.

Using wikis with EFL students

Nik Peachey

In this feature I want to share another tutorial that you can use with your students showing how to edit your wiki and have a look at a live demo wiki that you and your students can play around with. 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.

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Utterli appropriate: tools for a new gen of citizen journalists

Connecting 2 the World

Seesmic Launches Mobile Cell Phone Video - Exclusive CEO Demo I’m impressed by the growing slew of portable device apps that make it possible for bloggers and social commentators to post their reports across platforms online or via their mobile phones. Enter Utterli (formerly Utterz) and now Seesmic for the Nokia N95.

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

Project Pals

Technology Tidbits

Project Pals is a innovative all-in-one collaborative learning platform ideal for project based learning that K-12 teachers are using for any subject or curriculum. Below is a brief demo. collaboration project based learning

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Project Pals

Technology Tidbits

Project Pals is a innovative all-in-one collaborative learning platform ideal for project based learning that K-12 teachers are using for any subject or curriculum. Below is a brief demo. collaboration project based learning

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Top 7 Innovations in K-12 Education

Kitaboo on EdTech

By incorporating technology into K-12 education model, institutes are aiming to improve the teaching and learning processes in schools and universities. With the flipped approach, teachers aim to make the learning process more engaging. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

Answerables

Technology Tidbits

Answerables is a wonderful site that is a cross between Game Based Learning meets a Learning Management System. This is an innovative place where educators can "Gamify" a lesson and have their students collaborative learn in a safe 3D dimensional environment (think Second Life for kids). Teachers can use the latest in technology for many different strategies for teaching such as: Guided/Blended Learning, Project Based Learning, and even Differentiating Instruction.

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4 Old School Teaching Practices to Retire

Gradelink

Teaching by learning styles It appears on its surface to be sound pedagogy. However, there isn’t a lot of evidence to show that stressing over learning styles makes much of a difference in terms of greater learning gains or that grouping students based on learning styles is beneficial to them.

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. Not just because it is cost effective, but also considering other factors such as space saving, anytime access to content, shareable content, collaborative learning, interactivities, etc. etextbooks allow a more engaging learning experience as the course can be embedded with videos, audio, hyperlinks, augmented reality and more.

Kitaboo College – Enabling Higher Education with Technology

Kitaboo on EdTech

Which means course creators have to create a diverse learning program. In order to make this possible, they need a learning platform that they can explore on their own. A platform that is so engaging that it will compel them to take control of their own learning.

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Educators: The lessons we learned in 2016

eSchool News

[ Editor’s note: This story is Part 3 of our 3-part series on Lessons Learned in 2016. Educators made much of their learning opportunities in 2016, whether through professional development sessions, webinars, product demos, or even conferences.

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. Not just because it is cost effective, but also considering other factors such as space saving, anytime access to content, shareable content, collaborative learning, interactivities etc. etextbooks allow a more engaging learning experience as the course can be embedded with videos, audio, hyperlinks, augmented reality and more.

Are Digital Textbooks More Effective for K-12 Curriculum

Kitaboo on EdTech

As students gradually move from K to 12, their learning needs also increase. While traditional textbooks are still a part of the educational curriculum, eBooks are rapidly becoming the preferred learning partner for students. Surely, students must have demonstrated a liking towards eBooks or there must have been statistical evidence of students scoring better grades when learning from digital textbooks. making learning an enriching experience. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

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MIT’s Scratch Program Is Evolving For Greater, More Mobile Creativity

MindShift

In additional to sharing her artwork she was also beginning to share the things she was learning about programming.” As kids work on projects, they learn core ideas in a meaningful context.”. The project reflects kids’ passions, but also what they are learning.