Video conferencing can be a powerful tool for education. You can use these tools to connect distant classrooms, integrate guest speakers, and correspond with students and parents. Google Hangouts is a great addition to the vast world of video conferencing … Continued
Creating specialized video clips is a great way to present and share content but can be complicated if you are working from multiple computers or trying to create a video as a collaborative project. WeVideo is a cloud-based, collaborative video … Continued
ZooBurst lets you build virtual pop-up books online. Through a simple WYSIWYG interface, you can upload images and enter text to tell a story.
Raw Scripts is a browser-based platform that allows aspiring playwrights and screenwriters to to write a perfectly formatted script via a simple interface.
Many schools have moved away from one-time workshops and toward the more sustained approach of professional learning communities. But finding the time for all PLC members to collaborate can be difficult. This article offers suggestions for using online tools to make PLCs run more smoothly and effectively.
Skype in the Classroom is a free and simple database of educators who want to collaborate with other teachers, using Skype. You add your name and your connections to other teachers grows.
Mikogo is a free-to-use, downloadable application for sharing your screen between up to ten people.
Projects by Jen is a resource for preschool through 6th grade teachers to engage in inquiry projects with other classrooms.
This article discusses the benefits of participating in international collaborative projects, in which two geographically distant classrooms connect via the internet. Includes resources for developing projects, advice and tips for novices, and suggestions for curriculum connections.
A project known as “One Day on Earth” seeks to document the ways in which people live and work and play on the day our calendar points to the 10th day of the 10th month of the 10th year in the millennium. Almost 450,000 students at more than 500 locations around the globe have signed up to participate