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)?

IUT Conference 2018 – Holistic approaches to online collaborative learning design

Learning Confluence

Here are some essential artefacts to learn from in the meantime. When designing online learning consideration should be given to how a community can be built around subject content and objectives and how students will interact with the academic and with each other. The institutional learning management system affords a safe and reliable albeit often less than inspiring space for learning. New digital learning environments using the affordances of Web 2.0

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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. Primary/Junior Teacher, Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert.

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. And this Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert knows that she’s fortunate to work in a school where technology, and a commitment to innovation, make that possible. “My The project, which took place over several weeks, enabled the students to learn about each other, and to explore how different cultures tackle similar challenges. We learn with each other, physically or virtually.

Using Office365 for Professional Development

My Paperless Classroom

In this episode, learn about the power of collaborative learning through the power of Microsoft OneNote and Office365. The post How can we use @Office365 for Professional Development in our schools? | @Microsoft_EDU @sig225 appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. In this episode, learn about the power of collaborative learning through the power of Microsoft OneNote and Office365.

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. Welcome to the Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Spotlight Series Podcast. 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. About Microsoft Education. Professional Development can be much more than "sit and get."

5 Tips for Teaching Online

Catlin Tucker

As teachers embrace their new roles as designers, instructors, and facilitators of online learning, many are grappling the details associated with teaching remotely. Below are five lessons I learned as an online professor that helped me to adapt to and navigate the challenge of teaching online. #1 When learning moves online, teachers have to think about their Google Classroom or the Learning Management System as their virtual classroom. Learning

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4 Tips for Facilitating Powerful Student Collaboration

Digital Promise

In HP Teaching Fellow Melissa Wrenchey’s class, students collaborate to design prototypes that address real-world challenges. Below, Melissa shares advice for how teachers can facilitate these kinds of powerful collaborative learning experiences with their students. Students have opportunities to work on smaller projects to familiarize themselves with collaborative learning and integrated projects. Collaborate with teachers in your school.

How to Drive Safe Office 365 Adoption

Gaggle Speaks

Office 365 broadens the capacity for learning, offering on-demand access to documents and projects and providing new and creative outlets for students to learn inside and outside of the classroom. To help technology facilitators increase adoption of Office 365 and to help ensure that Microsoft’s productivity tools will be safe for teachers and students, w e’ve created a new ebook, “How to Safely Adopt Office 365 into Your School.”

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Chromebook takeover signals major shift in education…but not in the way you may think

eSchool News

Though the low-cost of Chromebooks, free apps offered, and marketing to teacher and admin rather than high-level district officials are all reasons why Google is in almost every classroom today, one of the most massive underlying reasons for the tremendous adoption rate is a fundamental shift in how students are learning: from test-specific memorization of facts to harnessing online tools for problem-solving, collaborative learning.

COVID-19: 10 Free Solutions for Transitioning Courses Online Quickly

Omega Notes

Omega Notes offers an online collaborative learning experience designed to extend the community of learning found within traditional classrooms. The Collaborative Learning System is an excellent social and content hub for students and professors. In response to COVID-19, Omega Notes is offering their advanced support package and collaborative platform for free offering hands on support to any institution struggling with the online transition.

4 Challenges of Hybrid Learning (and How to Overcome Them)

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Hybrid learning is helping to transform the way education is delivered, but it is important to understand some of the key challenges of hybrid learning too. Keep reading for a breakdown of four challenges associated with hybrid learning and their solutions.

#AskExcelinEd About Social and Emotional Learning amid COVID-19

ExcelinEd

The social and emotional learning resources below can help families and educators navigate the coming weeks together—and make important personal growth that will provide lifelong benefits. Use daily social-emotional learning lessons from Collaborative Learning Solutions to build emotional intelligence and resilience. Education Week identifies ways to teach social and emotional learning when students aren’t in school.

Language and Literacy: The Frayer Model

N2Y

This allows students to view one another’s work and learn from each other. As you can see, the Frayer Model is also a great tool for students to use collaboratively. We may refer to that as collaborative learning—a lifelong skill!

3 Ways OneNote Puts More Focus on Teaching and Learning

Gaggle Speaks

It’s actually easier for students to learn when you can minimize the number of products being used. Here’s how a tool like OneNote can do the job of multiple products or platforms while putting even more focus on teaching and learning. Collaboration. Learning thrives on teamwork; whether it’s between students or teachers, there’s no getting around the need for collaboration.

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Pakistan’s first Innovative Master Trainer shares his insights – Waqas Shafique, Pakistan

Daily Edventures

Transforming teaching and learning from the traditional methods to being technology- oriented, and helping to create 21 st century learners, is my passion,” says Shafique. A Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, Shafique is also the first Pakistani to be certified as a Microsoft Innovative Educator Master Trainer. Shafique is active on Twitter , the Microsoft Educator Community , and is a frequent blogger.

15 Collaborative Tools for Your Classroom That Are NOT Google

Shake Up Learning

The post 15 Collaborative Tools for Your Classroom That Are NOT Google appeared first on Shake Up Learning. There are hundreds of fantastic collaborative learning tools! A few weeks back, I asked the Shake Up Learning Community to share their favorite collaborative tools and this post is a summarization are their top choices. Click here to join the Shake Up Learning Community.). If not, leave a comment and share your top collaboration!

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K–12 Professional Development Is Critical, So Make It Count

EdTech Magazine

While most teachers believe district leaders view professional development as a priority, some say the instruction they’re offered could be more effective, according to a survey from Corwin, Learning Forward and the National Education Association. Numerous educators, according to the Corwin/Learning Forward/NEA survey, strongly prefer onsite collaborative learning that takes place during the workday. K–12 Professional Development Is Critical, So Make It Count.

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What is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Over the past few years the education industry has been experiencing a shift away traditional learning environments. One of these practices is known as blended learning and the term that has been garnering some attention within the education industry as of late. But, what is blended learning? This video offers a good introduction to blended learning if you've never heard the term before. What is blended learning? Tips to use for blended learning.

30 technologies ushering in the future for education

eSchool News

We already have thousands of pre-orders for our collaborative Microsoft 365-based surface hub. Though many vendors offered a diverse multitude of AV solutions that could geek out even tech-phobic luddites, including some like Elmo’s next-gen portable collaboration Huddle Space that’s not even on the market yet, two AV technologies were the most touted among vendors and attendees alike: hardware and software-agnostic touchscreens, and live, on-demand video streaming technologies.

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After School Innovation in New Zealand – Matt Richards, New Zealand

Daily Edventures

Thanks to Matt Richards curious students in New Zealand and around the world are able to explore, create and learn in a unique after-school program. Today, Richards facilitates Mineclass (here’s his Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert summary of the project ), which brings students together from around the world to collaborate on complex Minecraft challenges. Innovation and learning is how we fix the world. Global collaboration is the way forward.

“When teachers actually see a benefit in a particular [technology] and how it’s going to improve student outcomes, they’ll invest their time in being able to use that [technology] efficiently in the classroom.”– Tamara Sullivan, Australia

Daily Edventures

Sullivan, whom I had the pleasure of meeting at the recent BETT Conference in Singapore, works at one of Microsoft’s Showcase Schools , a program designed to give developing schools the guidance they need to be successful. As her school’s dean of E-Learning, Sullivan is responsible for new technology, and more important, for making teachers both comfortable and competent at implementing that technology in the classroom.

12 Practical Tips for Remote Learning During School Closures – SULS057

Shake Up Learning

The post 12 Practical Tips for Remote Learning During School Closures – SULS057 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. While the world is battling the coronavirus, teachers and schools are scrambling to figure out what this home learning thing looks like. I’ve put together 12 practical tips for remote learning during school closures. Let’s share and collaborate to make the best of this situation. You will learn things from day one.

PBL… Blended and eLearning – Part 1: Important Questions for the New School Year

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Regardless of your districts approach, now is a time to facilitate the student centered learning that Project Based Learning makes possible. I have some powerful online interactive workshops and webinars that can be used to engage learning in this new environment.

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How Nontraditional Educators Will Influence Digital Learning #DLNchat

Edsurge

What role should employers have in the design or execution of digital learning opportunities? Those were a couple of the questions debated at #DLNchat on Tuesday, October 9, when we discussed how nontraditional education providers could influence the future of digital learning. Mozilla, Microsoft, Adobe, Autodesk have all been active leaders. Several #DLNchat-ters described the importance of project-based learning opportunities through employee partnerships.

4 Ideas for Student-Led Learning During Emergency Remote Teaching

The Principal of Change

What I have learned to default to in my mind to when thinking about teaching and learning is an essential question from AJ Juliani and John Spencer which I shared in “ Innovate Inside the Box “: “What are you doing for students that they can be doing themselves?”. Is it possible to take this opportunity to not only help our students learn strategies for effective and thoughtful feedback, while also creating ways for students to connect?

“We are sitting at the cusp of a collaborative individualized learning experience like no other.” – Daren Mallett, Australia

Daily Edventures

A happy student in primary school, his love of learning faded when he reached high school, where his teachers were over-extended, not invested in his success and short on ideas for motivating their classes. Mallett, who attended the recent Microsoft E2 Global Educator Exchange in Budapest, was determined to be a different kind of teacher. “I But for Mallett, it all comes down to his students, especially ones that tend to be labeled for their learning challenges.

T&L’S ISTE 2018 BEST OF SHOW AWARDS WINNERS

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For the fifth year, Tech & Learning presents its awards program that honors great products at ISTE 2018. For the fifth year, Tech & Learning presents its awards program that honors great products at ISTE 2018. ACER CHROMEBOOK TAB 10 ( WWW.ACER.COM/AC/EN/US/CONTENT/HOME ) The Acer Chromebook Tab 10 will be used in classrooms to expand and enhance student learning. Students rebel by learning the powerful ways authors convey meaning and affect their audience.

Critical Thinking in Academia and Calling a Spade a Spade

RafranzDavis.com

Prior to getting there though, I may or may not have kissed a ton of “edu-frogs” in terms of buying into books and models that helped me “structure learning” in the garden that I came to believe that learning needed to be. My moment of “Is this all there is” came through the lens of seeing students collaboratively learning in a non-traditional environment…playing active roles in their learning.

Reflecting On My Visit to Saint Stephen’s College in Australia: The Learning Spaces #flipclass #edtech

techieMusings

They are well into their journey to bring blended and flipped learning to all classrooms. In this post, I wanted to share some of what I learned from the school. Touring their learning spaces was eye-opening and insightful. They have won a variety of awards for their innovative practices, including being a Microsoft Associate Showcase School and last year received a D2L Asia Pacific Excellence Award along with Victoria University and Singapore Management University.

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Events Newsletter - I Witness Testimonies & Holocaust - HackEd 15 - TechEducator Podcast - ISTEunplugged

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

March 20th - March 30th, 2015 Two Week Calendar | Learning Revolution Events | Partner Spotlight To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at LearningRevolution.com. Sunday, March 22nd at 7pm TechEducator Podcast: Microsoft OneNote featuring Ari Schorr and Mike Tholfsen , More information here. Learn how to find reliable information about the homeschooling laws in your state and how to read and use them. Interested in becoming a Learning Revolution Partner?

Collaboration Coaching

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As we wrap up our second year of Collaboration Coaching , we celebrate the success we''ve had with collaboration, learning with colleagues, and creating 21st century, student-centered classrooms. What is a Collaboration Coach? Our Collaboration Coaching is based on the Microsoft Peer Coach Training developed the Peer-Ed Team. During the first two years, it was through invitation only to become a collaboration coach. It''s a learning process.

Learning technology teacher development blog: Online Video: For Language Development

Nik Peachey

Learning technology teacher development blog. To find out more read: Subtitling your video clips LangoLab LangoLab is a video sharing website designed for anyone who want to learn or teach any language. To learn more about this site go to: Language Learning through Communal Video Yappr Yappr is another community site that allows users to upload and transcribe videos. Microsoft's free Learning Content Development Syst. Top tools for e-learning.

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Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. Karen is passionate about building community and creating opportunities for people to collaborate and communicate. Design Thinking is a context-driven, human centered problem solving process that emphasizes ideation, learning from failure, prototyping and designing for real-world use.

Reflecting On My Visit to Saint Stephen’s College in Australia: The Learning Spaces #flipclass #edtech

techieMusings

They are well into their journey to bring blended and flipped learning to all classrooms. In this post, I wanted to share some of what I learned from the school. Touring their learning spaces was eye-opening and insightful. They have won a variety of awards for their innovative practices, including being a Microsoft Associate Showcase School and last year received a D2L Asia Pacific Excellence Award along with Victoria University and Singapore Management University.