Since most instructors and learners are back in session, it’s a fantastic important to focus on developing relationships and developing more real, relevant, and interesting learning opportunities for our children. It’s also critical that we create ways to encourage communication and cooperation among students in our classrooms, as well as between us and our students, and that we have alternatives that aren’t constrained by time or geography.
These tools include and are not limited to
Google Jamboard is an excellent tool for improving cooperation and communication both in and out of the classroom. It’s free to use, simple to set up, and appropriate for all students in all grades and curriculum areas. Use a Jamboard to foster teaching by asking students to reply with a picture or text. Create distinct boards for small groups to collaborate on.
You may use GoSoapBox to make a debate, poll, or quiz. As they gain confidence to communicate with and in front of others, students feel increasingly comfortable submitting comments in this place and participating in a debate through writing. It’s completely free to use and doesn’t require any registration or downloads to get began.
Mote is a flexible tool for giving students meaningful and timely feedback, as well as boosting communication and cooperation both in and out of the classroom. Mote can be used in a variety of ways by students and instructors. Voice comments may be recorded and uploaded to Google Slides, Google Docs, Gmail, and other Google products. It also provides transcribing services in over 20 languages.
Padlet has updated its strong capabilities, making it easier to organize material, interact, and cooperate all in one electronic bulletin board. For a few instances, use Padlet to organize a short treasure hunt, have learners post introductions, or communicate worldwide with classrooms. Padlet may also be used by student groups to work on a project, allowing them to integrate multimedia content, integrate links, and upload photos or documents for all team members to see and comment on in one spot.
Skilled Space is a sound platform that allows for live audio-only dialogues in the classroom, which can assist to promote a sense of belonging. Effective listening skills and interactions between students are encouraged in a skilled setting, which contributes to the development of relationships awareness.
Students and instructors may connect and work in the digital realm with the help of Spaces EDU. Spaces can be used to create a digital portfolio or to connect with others throughout the learning process. Text, photos, audio, and video may all be used to exchange knowledge, and it’s simple for participants of a group or class to collaborate.
Yoteach! has incorporated several new characteristics that make it a more adaptable collaborative area. Teachers can establish a room for students to connect to using a password. Participants could send a text message, participate in a poll, generate or join a cooperative space board, or share a photo.