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Web 2.0 - Collaboration

New to Twitter Teacher Cheat Sheet

Are you a new to Twitter teacher? Not exactly sure how to get started? This cheat sheet will include easy-to-follow action steps to help you build, organize and manage your PLN (Personal Learning Network). For information about the benefits of being a connected educator or why you might want a PLN, check out the Benefits of Being a Connected Educator.

Four tools for personalizing your classroom | eSchool News | eSchool News

Erica Snyder, a Digital Learning Designer for the New Tech Network, shares four ed-tech tools to personalize the classroom Flipgrid For building classroom culture or doing quick checks for understanding, this tool allows for the teacher to post any question, schedule the topic on a class calendar, and receive 90-second video responses from their learners.

" Meet Student Needs with BackchannelingASCD Inservice

By Barry Saide and Chris Giordano A 5th grade teacher and a 9th grade social studies teacher from two different school districts who have never met were drawn together by several common interests. In our classrooms, our main goal is to foster a love of learning.

Managing Teacher Absences Through Collaboration

I never imagined it would happen to me. How could it? It's teacher folklore—something they tell newbie educators to scare them into organized habits. For six years, I shrugged off what every teacher needs—an emergency sub plan.
Of course, the fates eventually chose to play my hand—on the first day of state testing. When my entire family fell ill with the Norovirus, I knew I had no choice. Standardized testing or not, I would be taking a sick day.

Teachers Give Today's Digital Tools Mixed Grades, National Survey Shows

The nation's teachers are being expected to use classroom technology in myriad ways, but educators believe only about half of the digital devices their students use are effective, a new survey finds.

The results of the survey were released Tuesday in a report, "Teachers Know Best: What Educators Want from Digital Instructional Tools," which was commissioned by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Collaboration in the 21st Century classroom

Information on how students can better collaborate in classrooms, across classrooms and outside classrooms

Should We Be Giving Students a Jackknife?

I get unnerved by the lack of communication from my children's school and educators about the new technology they are placing in their hands. I'm not against giving them more responsibility as they get older, but as a loving and protective parent, I want to be ahead of the game by preparing them on the dangers and proper use of anything new.

LinkedIn Learning Webinars

LinkedIn Help Center - LinkedIn Learning Webinars - Do you offer any LinkedIn Learning Webinars?

Interview with Iwein Fuld, founder of StarterSquad on remote collaboration

Iwein Fuld, founder of StarterSquad tells the story of the unique way that StarterSquad started and how the team collaborates remotely

Free Technology for Teachers: Check Out the Education Templates in Stormboard - A New Collaborative Planning Tool

Stormboard is a slick new service designed for hosting collaborative online brainstorming activities. Stormboard allows you to create an unlimited amount of "idea boards" or Stormboards with up to five collaborators on each one. Each of your Stormboards can include sticky notes, images, videos, drawings, and word documents.


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5 Ways Video Conferencing Is Bringing Exciting Collaborative Interaction To Teaching and Learning

Open up Your Classroom to the World With Video Conferencing Many of us are familiar with the use of computers, iPads, Smart Boards, and other technological tools in today's classrooms. One relatively untapped tool for our classrooms is video conferencing.

The Power of Connection: How a Request for Collaborating Classrooms BLEW UP thanks to my Blog, Twitter & Facebook

Online collaborative projects can be tough logistically for lots of reasons. Distance, schedules, time zones ... the list goes on. As a K-4 technology teacher, I face the additional challenge of needing to coordinate up to FIVE collaborating classes for each of the grade levels I teach.




Voxer supporter and Elementary Principal, Adam Welcome has been using Voxer to communicate and collaborate with other educators from all over the country as part of the School Admin Virtual Mentor Program (#SAVMP).

Whatsapp as an Excellent Learning Tool!

Whatsapp is an excellent messaging tool which has captivated one and all. Connecting with friends, near and distant, has become easy with Whatsapp. You have groups connecting you to school, college, society etc. friends who you don't meet anymore. There are office groups too.