Group work is about a lot more than just deepening student understanding of disciplinary content, although that is certainly one of its benefits. Groupwork offers opportunities to gain exposure to different perspectives, mindsets, cultural expectations and working styles. In essence, it helps our students gain crucial collaboration skills for a diverse workforce.
Gain Skills in Online Courses Requiring Group Work
There are many real-world skills students can gain while partaking in an online course. But what about those collaborative skills you may need in your next job or as part of a team at work? Check out this great article…
24 Google Doc Hacks to Make Your Life Easier- INFOGRAPHIC
College is hard enough without having to figure out how to navigate new tools and technology. If you didn’t grow up in a school that stressed edtech, college may be the first time you encounter Google Docs. Google Docs is…
5 Smart Ways to Use the Internet in the Classroom
One of the greatest issues in the contemporary classroom is that many teachers still refuse to embrace technology and make it a part of the education process. Click here for a great article by guest blogger Lori Wade describing 5 ways in which the internet and technology can be used to enhance teaching and learning in the classroom.
Goodbye School, Hello Creative Expression!… Or not?
Enjoying a break from school? Take a look at this great infographic from CreativeMarket.com titled “40 Little Things You Can Do To Break Your Creative Block”. Try out some of these tips and see if you can succeed in releasing your inner brilliance!
Is your Classroom “Pinterest” Piqued?
Pinterest, the web-based social networking service that allows users to collect, store, and share images and information using “Pins” and “Boards”, is known for its use in the fashion, arts, and cooking industries. However, the app is not limited to personal and at-home use. Click here for a great Infographic from WorldWideLearn.com on the role that Pinterest plays in the classroom and how Professors and Students can use this great app to enhance their learning experiences.
27 Tips for Meaningful Technology Integration
Want tips for meaningful and engaging uses of technology? Click here for suggestions on how to best integrate technology in your classroom!