Collaborative Activities

Google Slides & PowerPoint

Learn how to use these tools for collaborative opportunities for your students. Click the learn more button to watch a video to inspire you!

Book Creator

Book Creator for Chrome now has real-time collaboration opportunities built into their tool with a paid plan. Read more about it here. Click the Learn More button to watch a video example of how this tool works.

Screencastify

This versatile tool integrates with Google Classroom.  Students can make their voices heard by creating screencasts. Click the Learn More button and discover how to use it in education settings.  Click here for the Chrome extension.  Click here for the "Beginners Guide for Educators. Guide."​ Watch this video to see how one school uses Screencastify with their students.

 

​Classroom Meetings

​This a great strategy for having whole class discussions and collaborations. Click here for an example of how to set up parameters for your meetings. Click the learn more button to watch a video of a great example of how regular classroom meetings can help students build communication skills.

App ideas from Common Sense Media

You'll find lots of fun apps that encourage collaboration on this site. Common Sense Media has a great review process and includes critical information about the apps so you can make more informed decisions before trying.

Microsoft Sway

Create from scratch or use a template to create interactive content.  Click here for tutorials and the Learn More button to view examples.

Cult of Pedagogy

Making Cooperative Learning Better  is an article for those of you looking to improve your teaching practice. It's loaded with tons of great resources and information!! Click the Learn More button to take you to the main site...and search for even more great resources  

Classroom Screen

Classroomscreen is a free online tool that includes numerous "widgets" for teachers to using during both online and in-person instruction. The widgets can be used to engage and encourage participation, communication, and collaboration. 

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