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 is a pedagogy backed by long-standing, proven learning science findings that can easily be implemented in a remote learning context. Educators know that collaborative learning is not simply saying, “Students, work together.”

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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. If at first classroom technology consisted of pens and paper and the blackboard, the most recent ed-tech now includes interactive whiteboards, classroom projectors, laptops or tablets and even VR headsets. How ed-tech enhances collaborative learning. Online collaboration tools.

Help Wanted: Write Curriculum to Support Collaborative Learning Using Technology

The Journal

If collabrified apps are truly going to make a difference in the classroom, then teachers need curriculum that shows them how to use such technology. This week’s post is an open invitation to join our team of writers in creating a new generation of curriculum that explicitly leverages collaboration technology

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. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Collaborative Learning with Hangouts on Air from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

The blossoming partnership between classroom tech and the collaborative learning experience

Neo LMS

As technology continues to sprint forward, it’s up to educational institutions to keep pace or risk falling behind. While traditional teaching methods have served us well until now, the huge opportunities presented to us by technology cannot be ignored — whether in a college or pre-K environment. 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.

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.

Upgrading Your Discussion Board To A Collaborative Learning System

Omega Notes

Often Discussion boards are the core of many modern courses, particularly those hosted online or with blended learning elements. Discussion boards offer a productive environment where students can communicate with one another 24/7 while sharing information and offering new insights that contribute to the learning process. Left unaddressed, these problems fester and completely negate the effectiveness of a collaborative student environment.

Collaborative Learning Matters

Where Learning Clicks

The result was the innovative iPod that ultimately changed the face of technology and the music industry. The post Collaborative Learning Matters appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. In early 2001, Steve Jobs, then the CEO of Apple, summoned a motley crew of employees and contractors to meet in a secret boardroom. Jobs tasked the team with an ambitious assignment: create a new MP3 player in six weeks. By all accounts, the group should have failed.

Collaborative Learning in Technology

Graphite Blog

She was telling me about some of the challenges of using technology with younger children. Even though there are so many great apps and programs for younger children, she wanted her students to learn alongside someone they could talk to and collaborate with -- and her challenge was that there weren't enough adults in the room to help students do their best learning. Recently, I was talking to Patty, my friend who teaches pre-K at the International School Bangkok.

Changing what's possible – collaborative learning at Northern Parkway Elementary

Nureva

For the students and teachers of Northern Parkway Elementary School in Uniondale, New York, learning isn’t something that only belongs inside a classroom – it can happen anywhere. When the school had the chance to turn one of their hallways into a learning space, they were intrigued. With the help of Phi Services , Northern Parkway added a Nureva™ Span™ visual collaboration system in this underused space. A new way to collaborate. undefined.

Collaborative learning that connects – the Canada 150 project

Nureva

See what happened when they joined forces in a collaborative learning activity that erased distance and revealed more than they expected. A new way to collaborate. Find out more about the technology solution these schools used to share ideas and create together. education Video collaboration customer storyundefined. A country’s 150 th birthday only comes once – it’s cause for celebration.

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. Now they’re using technology to bring it to life.

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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New Approaches to Instructional Technology Coaching

Digital Promise

When suddenly propelled into distance learning last spring, educators rose to the challenge to meet the needs of students and families. Since last March, coaches have shared with us how pandemic-driven needs have shifted their approaches to coaching teachers in the integration of technology.

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

Emerging Trends in Ed-Tech: Maker Spaces, Collaborative Learning

Marketplace K-12

Cross-posted from the Digital Education blog Over the next few years, schools will increasingly count on technology to try to spark student creativity, independent learning, and innovation, rather using digital tools in passive, rote ways, a new report predicts. Ed-tech Conferences Innovation Online Learning Social Media edtech iste2015 maker

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.

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.

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.,

Free Range Teaching and the Technology Teachers ‘Beg For’

Edsurge

When Central Coast Grammar School (CCGS) refurbished a block of classrooms recently, it installed wireless screen mirroring technology in every room. 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. Likewise, with screen mirroring technology, we teachers are no longer locked physically.” And all of a sudden we have this amazing cooperative learning group.

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. Favorite Microsoft product, tool, technology: Tie – Sway and OneNote.

February’s Selected Innovative Learning and Education Technology Videos

EmergingEdTech

Remake Your Class: Planning for a Collaborative Learning Environment Edutopia follows a determined teacher at Roosevelt. Collaboration & Brainstorming Professional Development active learning video best education technology videos best instructional technology videos collaborative learning videos excellent education technology video content Informative Videos From and About Excellent and Innovative Educators!

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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. 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. Challenge: Try one of these ideas to get your students collaborating on Hangouts!

New Research Compendium Addresses Productivity & Transformation When Applying Technology in Learning Math

Digital Promise

Recently, the 60,000-member National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) released a new “Research Compendium,” a handbook with 38 chapters , each summarizing the best research on an important aspect of teaching and learning mathematics. For the past three years, I was honored to work on the team that developed the chapter on “Technology for Mathematics Learning.” Drijvers identified three main purposes for technology in mathematics learning: Doing Mathematics.

Huntington Beach City School District Uses Boxlight’s MimioSpace to Transform Classrooms into Forward-Thinking, Collaborative Learning Environments

techlearning

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. The district partnered with Boxlight and premiere reseller partner OnPoint to bring collaborative technology to classrooms in nine schools throughout the district.

6 Ways Technology Can Reinvent Parent-Teacher Conferences

Edsurge

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. In fact, we should use this technology to our advantage and add more ways that teachers and parents can work together face-to-face in helping every student succeed.

The Benefits Of Using Technology In Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Benefits Of Using Technology In Learning. While technology opens new horizons for education at home, adapting to this is more challenging. What are the pros and cons of remote teaching technology? However, thanks to technology, teachers are still able to continue teaching and students don’t lag behind. And while this is good news, many educators face new challenges due to this switch to remote learning, and for some, it takes time to accustom.

SCALE-UP Classroom Technology: Supporting The Learning Environment

ViewSonic Education

Despite the dramatic impact technology has had on education, many classroom structures and teaching methods haven’t changed much over the years. 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. SCALE-UP is turning many aspects of the traditional classroom upside-down, including how technology is used.

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 My school believes that technology can be a great ally of educators and, due to that, keeps a dedicated team to educational technology,” Sobreira da Silva explains. In this context, we have the technology.

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. Affordable Maker Technologies. What this means for young people is that they are growing up in DIY cultures, where they have role models who engage in DIY and where they have 24-7 access to information and technological resources. Affordable Maker Technologies. Originally published at [link].

Implementing education technology by pursuing technology education: Professional Development ideas for educators

Neo LMS

Technology plays a prominent role in the modern classroom. Education technology tools and solutions are becoming commonplace and widespread. As a result, educators must stay on top of trends and pursue ongoing learning in technology. How to learn more about edtech options. When it comes to professional development for educators, it’s vital to learn about the edtech options available. What areas of edtech learning should teachers focus on.

Stop pitting technology against quality, in-person time

The Christensen Institute

In a New York Times op-ed a couple weeks ago, Susan Pinker, the author of The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter , showcased the evidence that too much technology can be a bad thing, particularly for the most vulnerable students in our society. Districts tempted to start with technology for its own sake should pay heed. The point is that technology need not mean bad outcomes, but can unleash some stellar ones.

Vernier Software & Technology Takes Science to the Next Level

eSchool News

To further support collaborative STEM learning, Vernier Software & Technology recently launched LabQuest 3. Students can connect LabQuest 3 to any of the Go Direct sensors using Bluetooth ® wireless technology or, if needed, easily connect to wired Vernier sensors.

How to Help Students Land the STEM Jobs of the Future

Edsurge

For nearly 30 years, the global non-profit FIRST has been getting kids hooked on science and technology through hands-on robotics competitions featuring come-from-behind victories and breathless spectators clamoring for TV coverage. 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.

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