collaboration

How Students Can Work in Teams Remotely with Rachelle Dene Poth – Easy EdTech Podcast 064

In this episode, I talk with ISTE author Rachelle Dene Poth about collaboration in remote learning environments. She shares strategies for supporting students working in teams when they aren’t side-by-side but working from home instead. You’ll also hear about her favorite technology tools and tips for remote learning. Listen to the podcast episode on your […]

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Quick Tips for Microsoft Distance Learning Tools

What does it look like to set up a distance learning program in your school or district? Educators across the world are tackling unprecedented challenges. And the concept of distance learning has come to the forefront of our conversations. If you already use Microsoft products with your students or are looking to dive in deeper, […]

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Digital Tips for Quick and Thoughtful Peer Feedback – Easy EdTech Podcast 046

In this episode, you’ll learn about tech-friendly peer feedback strategies for any classroom. You’ll also hear about EdTech resources that support student collaboration, including a few of my favorite digital tools and workflows. Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: iTunes/ Apple Podcast App Google Play Stitcher Spotify Quick and Thoughtful Peer Feedback Last […]

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Buncee’s Newest Feature: Stitching A Collaboration Tool for Students

Buckle up! Buncee has some exciting news. This powerful, yet easy-to-use, cloud-based creation and presentation tool has recently added a new feature called clip and stitch. This feature lets teachers combine their students’ slides to create a single, awesome Buncee. Not yet familiar with Buncee? Before diving into the new feature, here’s a quick introduction. Students love […]

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Drawp for School & The Four Cs: Critical Thinking, Communication, Collaboration & Creativity

Earlier this year I shared Drawp for School, an engaging tool for sharing and collaboration in tech-friendly classrooms.  It lets teachers send assignments to students and collect their finished product.  Kids can work together on interactive projects using this tool on their tablet.  This resource is iPad, Android, Windows tablet, Chromebook and Mac friendly and can be […]

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BoomWriter Free Group-Writing Platform Promotes Collaboration

BoomWriter is a free website for teachers that provides a student group-writing platform.  It also offers three group-writing tools that let teachers conduct engaging activities. These can focus on developing and enhancing their students’ skills in writing and also vocabulary across all curriculum areas.  BoomWriter’s three collaborative tools include (1) StoryWriter for creative and narrative writing, […]

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WriteLab: Strengthen Writing Skills & Provide Feedback

WriteLab is a powerful online tool built by writing teachers for students and other writing teachers. Students can upload or compose writing on any topic on WriteLab’s website and receive customized feedback. It offers immediate, neutral, non-judgmental and constructive responses to any writer’s prose. WriteLab helps students strengthen writing skills while also providing a platform for […]

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Mirroring360 by Splashtop A Fantastic BYOD Tool

I’ve mentioned Mirroring360 by Splashtop in the past as fantastic tool for classrooms. Being able to mirror not just iPads but also Android devices, Chromebooks, Macs and PCs makes it a powerful, platform agnostic solution for BYOD environments. Mirroring360 by Splashtop Mirroring360 now offers new features – one of which is called Mirroring Assist. This feature […]

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Transform Class Communication Email with TocoMail

Tocomail is a great tool for teachers and students. I first shared it last year.  It is a class communication email tool. It gives students the opportunity to message their classmates and teacher in a closed network that is tightly monitored.  With TocoMail teachers can created a “walled garden” of class communication using computers and tablets.  Students […]

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6 Apps for Helping Others

Is there such a thinks as apps for helping others? Teaching children about empathy and giving them the inspiration and know-how to support their peers is a life-skill lesson that plays an important part in the classroom. Students should understand the power of collaboration and what it means to come together for a common mission. […]

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