8 AM - Introduction activity (Nearpod) and schedule 8:30 - How can digital collaboration be a game changer? 9:00 - Microsoft 365 and Moxtra 10:00 - Mystery Skype 10:30 - Global Collaboration 11:00 - Other fun collaborative endeavors 11:30 - Groups and homework. 12:00- Goodbye.
Things to check out
Microsoft Office 365- Great resource for collaborating within SLCSD. Google- Google Docs, Hangouts, Calendars, Blogger, Drive and Classroom are great collaborative spaces. Moodle- Awesome Open Source LMS that can be used for collaborating and creating courses for your class. Baiboard- Very cool collaborative whiteboard app/site. (app) Moxtra- This is an amazing collaboration tool. You can use this to collaborate in real time, create projects and do so much more. I love this program. It is web-based and there is an app. Slack - This is an amazing web-based collaborative platform for sharing ideas, content and more with anyone. Basecamp- A web-based collaborative platform for sharing anything with anyone. Taking It Global- This is an amazing platform/website for those educators that are looking to collaborate globally, with regard to global issues. Students and teachers can work together to create projects that are focused on global issues. The site is totally free. Padlet- This is another great collaborative platform. I love this for getting instantaneous feedback. It is much like a collaborative corkboard of sorts. Here is the app version. Seesaw-Student driven digital portfolio site and app. This works well with communicating with parents too. Scoodle Jam- Simple app that is fun for kids to collaborate over. Collaborative white board. Coggle- This is a great tool for collaborating over mind maps. It works on any platform, as it is web-based. Drawp- This is a great collaborative app with built-in sharing, cloud storage and workflow management. (app) Classkick- This is an amazing site/app that it so students work on their device and get help from teachers and peers. (app) Apollo by Atlas Learning- Deliver lessons, in real-time and digitally collaborate for more effective digital learning. (app) The Wonderment- Website for gamifying global collaboration. It is really great for younger kids. Poll Everywhere- Very cool website for assessing and collaborating. (app) Global Collaboration Day- Website that is challenging to have as many educators and students to globally collaborate. Calliope Global- Great site for getting global collaboration off the ground. Commit2Act app- This is a cool app, in which participants can track and showcase actions you are making to make the world a better place. Collaborative Learning Center- Very cool tool for the educator that wants help getting started with collaboration. Grid App- An app to build & organize creative ideas with anyone. Edmodo- Very cool LMS that is like social media. You can collaborate by sharing documents and more on this platform. (app) Corkulous- App (4.99 for pro) that is a great place to put ideas down and share them. Flip Grid- Purchased platform for students to create videos in response to questions. Storybird- Great site for creating simple stories that can be shared with the world. Flockdraw- Amazing collaborative drawing platform. This is a collaborative whiteboard on steroids. Collabrify Site- Cool site about a collaborative platform that is free for everyone. Nearpod- Amazing presentation creation tool that is as collaborative as it gets. (app) Programs for communication Bloomz- This is a great site and app that is for collaborating with anyone you would like. This is more focused on communicating than creating. Class Dojo- Great place for communicating student behaviors in class, to parents. (app) Classcraft- This is a way of gamifying classroom behavior and learning. (app) Remind- Communicate what you want and how you want with this web, or app, based program. epals- Pen pals for the 21st Century.
Live tutor collaboration platforms Yup- Homework tutor help for math, physics and chemistry. (app) MathChat- Site and app for live tutoring with math and chemistry. (app) Tutors (by Chegg)- One on one tutoring for any subject.
Awesome article on Voice Threads. Article on Mystery Skypes and Skype Etiquette Very cool site on what Quadblogging is. Four classrooms running a blog together...imagine the possibilities.