The blossoming partnership between classroom tech and the collaborative learning experience

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In today’s article, we’re looking at classroom tech and how it can create a more engaging, interactive and collaborative learning experience for students. Since the days of blackboards and chalk, classrooms have incorporated a range of tech tools to enhance students’ learning.

Let’s Hang! Collaborative Learning with Hangouts!

Teacher Reboot Camp

With Hangouts and Hangouts on Air you and your students can collaborate through live video learning sessions and chat. Below is a slide presentation of full of tips, apps, and resources to help you get your students collaborating on Hangouts on Air.

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Reasons and Research – Why Schools Need Collaborative Learning Spaces

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Creative Commons license image source There are Many Reasons Why Flexible, Active Learning Classrooms Should be Widely Adopted We’ve converted a few classrooms to more collaborative spaces over the. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Creating Collaborative Learning Spaces

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Techlearning ResourcesThe US Department of Education and the Illinois State Board of Education had already recognized our schools in Kildeer Countryside (IL) School District 96 for academic excellence.

Guide offers collaborative learning insight

eSchool News

Mimio’s new guide, Collaborate to the Core! 2, is a follow-up to its 2013 instructional resource. Equally important is the development of social and interpersonal skills that blossom with cooperative learning. Digital Learning and Tools News Top News

Two Promote Collaborative Learning Tools I Used To Motivate Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

Two Promote Collaborative Learning Tools I Used To Motivate Students by Derek von Waldner As many educators know, students often come into a classroom ranging below or above a certain. Learning Elementary School Experienced Teacher Tools resources

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.

Collaborative Learning with ThingLink - Wagon Wheel

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Yesterday I created an interactive image to demonstrate how easy it is to engage in collaborative leaving with ThingLink. If you explore the live image, you will discover the Padlet online board that is being used to assemble collaborator''s thoughts. collaboration multimedia thinglin

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. Collaborative problem solving. Staff resource collection. Overview.

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

Let’s Hang! Collaborative Learning with Hangouts!

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Amit Garg With Hangouts and Hangouts on Air you and your students can collaborate through live video learning sessions and chat. Below is a slide presentation of full of tips, apps, and resources to help you get your students collaborating on Hangouts on Air.

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.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.

Tech Ed Resources–Mentoring and Online Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.

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.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.

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.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.

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.

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. Open Source Resources. The maker movement: A learning revolution ). Open Source Resources.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.

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.

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. .

Live from UB Tech 2015, Where Student Success is the Emphasis

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Free Tools & Resources Making the case for Education Technologies Professional Development Workshops & Conferences conference adds focus on student success flexible collaborative learning space design resources models of student success retention excellence ub tech conference review

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.

What YouTube and Hollywood Divas Can Teach You About Active Learning

Edsurge

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.

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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. And all of a sudden we have this amazing cooperative learning group. With Vivi, there was no learning curve,” says Sayer.

New Posted Resources 06/22/2010

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This Tech Tool Can Save Teachers 10 Minutes Per Class

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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. Multitasking made easy Amanda Pfeffer and Sarah Gunn's favorite classroom resources: Vivi. 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.

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Emphasize Flexibility and Adaptability When Grouping Students

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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., both education consultants, advocated for using groups to assist student learning. The gifted group. The slow group.

How to Help Students Land the STEM Jobs of the Future

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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. Can they learn from other people? I try to find people who can actually learn. Check out the National Instruments FIRST Robotics Competition Resource Hub.

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New Posted Resources 12/05/2009

The Web20Classroom

is highly interactive, accessible and collaborative. Learn how to utilize it in your classroom with free videos, activities and more from CDW-G and Discovery Education. tags : web2.0 , resources , favorite Posted from Diigo. Prestwick Cafe: Building Something New: There’s Always Demolition Required tags : change , favorite Web 2.0 The rest of my favorite links are here

Here Are Three Types of Administrators Who Drive Achievement—and Two Who Don't

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We’ve learned so much from these passionate educators about what makes a school leader successful in driving achievement, and which qualities act as barriers to school success. With the goal of helping school leaders reflect and refine their practices, we’ve distilled our learning into three model administrator profiles—and two not-so-great ones. We share these learnings not to pass judgement, but in the hope of supporting the needs of teachers and students everywhere.

6 Ways Technology Can Reinvent Parent-Teacher Conferences

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And it lacks the enthusiasm—as well as the desire to help kids own and engage in their learning—that defines us as innovative educators. With transformative digital changes happening in classrooms today, basic learning management systems now deliver the answers to most of those well worn questions on parent portals. Give parents resources that will help them support the process of learning and motivation. Offer training or resource sessions.