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. When I was in elementary school, we often were paired with a classmate for different activities and it was a great way to develop our social skills as well as develop new perspectives in learning. Social learning works. Read more: Can EdTech enable Social Emotional Learning (SEL)?

Collaborative Learning in the Age of Social-Distancing

Digital Promise

As schools rapidly shift instruction to a learn-from-home situation, we’re thinking about how to integrate core learning sciences principles in this new context: What do we know improves learning? Collaborative learning can also be effective across different age groups.

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How LMS groups enable student collaboration for better learning outcomes

Neo LMS

Student collaboration has become increasingly important over the past years. Teachers are encouraged to promote collaboration in the classroom to achieve better learning outcomes. However, collaborative learning is not about dividing students into groups and assigning tasks.

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Flexible Grouping and Collaborative Learning

MiddleWeb

Brown help teachers think through the challenges of grouping and offer resources to develop effective groups and differentiate as needed for specific purposes. Book Reviews Grouping assessment behavior collaboration differentiation digital resources Dina Brulles PhD Free Spirit Publishing grouping Karen L. Dina Brulles and Karen L.

How ed-tech can enhance collaborative learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

Ever since the classroom was invented educators have been using the latest technologies to enhance the learning process and support students in achieving the best academic outcomes. Today’s students truly are digital natives; not only did they learn to use technology from a young age — they were born surrounded by it. How ed-tech enhances collaborative learning. One aspect that will forever be a part of the learning process of student is collaboration.

6 tips to help teachers pull off collaborative learning

eSchool News

The gifted group. The slow group. The behavioral issues group. Grouping in schools fell out of favor partially because educators—and parents—felt like kids were getting labeled and that groupings didn’t help students improve. While not calling for a return to those rigid structures, in their edWebinar “ Flexible Grouping and Collaborative Learning: Making It Work ,” Dina Brulles, Ph.D.,

Using EdTech Analytics to Improve Group Work

Omega Notes

Ask most students and they’ll probably tell how group work may be one of the least satisfying experiences they’ve ever had in school. Yet research suggests that group work, such as case-based teaching, can provide significant benefits. Easier Collaboration.

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. at no charge, the 36-page guide includes “7 Tips to Your Collaborative Classroom Makeover,” which discusses how teachers can arrange their classroom to promote more collaborative learning.

Using EdTech Analytics to Improve Group Work

Omega Notes

Ask most students and they’ll probably tell how group work may be one of the least satisfying experiences they’ve ever had in school. Yet research suggests that group work, such as case-based teaching, can provide significant benefits. Easier Collaboration.

Using EdTech Analytics to Improve Group Work

Omega Notes

Ask most students and they’ll probably tell how group work may be one of the least satisfying experiences they’ve ever had in school. Yet research suggests that group work, such as case-based teaching, can provide significant benefits. Easier Collaboration.

Student Collaboration: Grouping That Works

MiddleWeb

In Group Work That Works, Paul Vermette and Cynthia Kline draw on research and experience to provide a thorough plan, supported by extensive resources, for implementing collaborative learning. Book Reviews Grouping challenges collaboration Cynthia L. Kline Dual Objective Model eye on education group work interdependence Linda Biondi Paul J.

Emphasize Flexibility and Adaptability When Grouping Students

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The gifted group. The slow group. The behavioral issues group. Grouping in schools fell out of favor partially because educators—and parents—felt like kids were getting labeled and that groupings didn’t help students improve. While not calling for a return to those rigid structures, in the edWebinar “ Flexible Grouping and Collaborative Learning: Making It Work,” Dina Brulles, Ph.D., before they assign group work.

A Student’s Perspective on Group Work

Omega Notes

Brenden Thomas shares his group work experience as an undergrad student at Penn State University and an intern with Omega Notes. Hearing an instructor say they are assigning a group assignment can be both relieving and terrifying as a student. Many group projects involve more total work than individual assignments. However, after the work is split between all group members, it is often less work per person. This causes a lot of stress to the remaining group members.

A Student’s Perspective on Group Work

Omega Notes

Brenden Thomas shares his group work experience as an undergrad student at Penn State University and an intern with Omega Notes. Hearing an instructor say they are assigning a group assignment can be both relieving and terrifying as a student.

A Student’s Perspective on Group Work

Omega Notes

Brenden Thomas shares his group work experience as an undergrad student at Penn State University and an intern with Omega Notes. Hearing an instructor say they are assigning a group assignment can be both relieving and terrifying as a student.

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. While learning management systems (LMS) offer collaborative features, most students and faculty find the implementation to be shallow at best. Collaborative Learning Done The Right Way.

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ClassDojo Groups

Technology Tidbits

ClassDojo the world famous behavior/positive reinforcement manage system for schools has just released their new "group" feature. This highly requested feature will allow teachers to award points to not only an individual but a group as well. This is ideal for educators who like to put their class into groups or teams to spark collaborative learning. Devices ClassDojo Groups will work and sync across any iOS/Android device and any computer.

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. But there are few tools available that take collaboration to the amazingly natural, intuitive and effective level as Google Drive Apps (Docs, Sheets, Slides). Group projects. Collaborative problem solving. 50 Collaborative Google Apps Activities. Overview.

How Listening and Sharing Help Shape Collaborative Learning Experiences

MindShift

Excerpted from “ The ABCs of How We Learn: 26 Scientifically Proven Approaches, How They Work, and When to Use Them ,” (c) 2016 by Daniel L. ” Learning more together than alone. Listening and sharing are the cornerstones of collaborative learning. We can learn more working together than working alone. From this starting point, one reason to use cooperative learning is to help students develop better skills at cooperating (e.g.,

Collaborative learning for even the youngest students – Kaylyn Dorland, Canada

Daily Edventures

Participating in efforts like the #WHOtoYOU global experience project, she has exposed her grade 2 students to the joys of collaborating with peers in other classrooms. The realization of seeing and speaking with others just like them (across the country, or further abroad) instantly teaches them they are all part of a much bigger picture,” she explains in her Microsoft Innovative Educator learning activity.

Let’s Hang! Collaborative Learning with Hangouts!

techlearning

Amit Garg With Hangouts and Hangouts on Air you and your students can collaborate through live video learning sessions and chat. Currently, Hangouts allows up to 150 people in a group chat and 25 can video chat! Below is a slide presentation of full of tips, apps, and resources to help you get your students collaborating on Hangouts on Air. You can download my collaborative Hangout roles and note-taking document here to use with your students.

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. .

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. .

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. .

PBL Pilot: Navigating Group Work

Edutopia

Matt Weyers Collaborative Learning Fifth grade teachers use their PBL pilot program to teach the leadership and collaboration skills that future employers are likely to expect of their students

Working in a group might be the best way to help kids meet individual goals, study says

The Hechinger Report

More group work was associated with greater individual gains in a new study. I visited many elementary and middle schools where students, with bulging headphones wrapped over their heads, stared at separate computers, each learning something different at the same moment. Others were jumping ahead to concepts that were grade levels ahead of what they would traditionally be learning. It might seem that personalized or student-centered learning should be more individualized.

Top Tips for Running an Awesome Group!

GoConqr

In learning, there are few things as rewarding as working with other like-minded individuals who are eager to share their thoughts and ideas on topics that are of interest to you. So here are a few tips to help speed up the process of putting together a Group that rocks! Getting users to interact with one another and feel comfortable doing so is an important part of creating a Group that other users will want to join. You simply invite them to the Group of course.

10 Innovative Ideas To Provide Time for Professional Development and Collaborative Learning

The Innovative Educator

Finding time for teachers to meet and learn together is often very difficult, but a resourceful school team can utilize creative ideas that have worked well in other schools. Here are some ideas for providing time for educators to learn together. Invite teachers to determine how their shared preps can be used for any study group they can imagine. Organize some regular large group activities for children.

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.

Group Work: How to Make it Work For Everyone

Fractus Learning

Cooperative learning, collaborative strategies, group rotations—whatever we decide to call it, the research behind group work in the classroom makes a strong case for embracing collaborative learning. As beneficial as it is, however, group work can […].

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. She studied neuroscience to find out how to identify signs of sleepiness, took an online course to learn how to create the computer code that would recognize those signs.

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.

Circly

Technology Tidbits

*Circly's collaboration features make it an ideal tool for "remote learning" while schools are closed down due to the virus. Students can even use it to do group projects from home. brainstorming collaborative learning graphic organizer remote learning

How to use GoConqr for distance learning and tools that can help you

GoConqr

There is growing pressure on teachers to implement distance learning and online learning strategies for their students in these difficult times. Challenge your students to create their own content and engage in self-directed learning.

How I Finally Figured Out Collaborative Writing

MiddleWeb

Despite her strong commitment to 21st century collaborative learning, Amber Chandler admits she'd "always held back from allowing my students to work together on their writing." Articles Collaborative Writing 21st century skills Amber Chandler Amber Rain Chandler collaborative writing google docs grading group work teamwork working in groups

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. Instructors may then be better able to identify areas of concern with student learning, leading to a roadmap for appropriate intervention. . What is Differentiated Learning? Faculty can design better differentiated learning strategies with less guesswork and greater efficiency.

Circly

Technology Tidbits

*Circly's collaboration features make it an ideal tool for "remote learning" while schools are closed down due to the virus. Students can even use it to do group projects from home. collaborative learning graphic organizer presentations

What YouTube and Hollywood Divas Can Teach You About Active Learning

Edsurge

Guidebooks to structure group work. 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. Course Hero is an online learning platform where you can access course-specific study resources contributed by a community of students and educators.

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. 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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Free Range Teaching and the Technology Teachers ‘Beg For’

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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. As the class researches things, one student will say, ‘Oh, I found this link, and it’s a great resource,’” says Sayer, who also oversees learning technologies at Haileybury, a large, multi-campus school based in Melbourne. “I And all of a sudden we have this amazing cooperative learning group.