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Going Digital: Student Collaboration

How can you introduce technology into the classroom without losing student collaboration?

 
How to go digital and keep students collaborating

Digital Day of Learning is coming up on February 17. Many teachers will be trying new things but going digital does not mean that students are put in front of a device where they only communicate with the device and no longer talk to other students.  Making sure students are still talking to each other, collaborating with each other, and sharing ideas and thoughts is very important especially for our language learners.  



One way you can go digital but still make sure students talk and discuss the information is by having them work in pairs and use GAFE (Google Apps for Education).  For example, if you are having them do an online investigation or watch a video, one partner could have their device open to the online investigation and the other partner could have theirs open to a Google Form.  They can work together to go through the investigation and answer the questions about it on the Google Form.  In my example, in the picture, the students are filling out an investigation handout on a Google Slide as they go through an online simulation to discover the relationship between speed, distance, and time.   This was part of my speed blended learning stations.

You can learn more about blended Learning Science Stations

Teachers are saying...

This is absolutely one of my favorite resources I have purchased through TPT and I spend more than $400 a year! It has so many interesting aspects. My students really enjoyed learning with these labs.

- Terah R.

Ionic and Covalent Compounds Science Stations
Kristi Harjo
2020-09-29T21:30:45+00:00
This is absolutely one of my favorite resources I have purchased through TPT and I spend more than $400 a year! It has so many interesting aspects. My students really enjoyed learning with these labs. - Terah R. Ionic and Covalent Compounds Science Stations

I bought this lesson with all of my students in mind, but gave special consideration to my students that have IEPs and seem to struggle with staying on task. We're currently in the process of working through the prokaryote and eukaryote cells and I'm finding this to be so convenient for my students. It's something that they'll be able to easily refer back to also. Thank you for creating such a colorful, fun and useful resource!

- Lisa M.

Cell Differences Digital Notebook
Kristi Harjo
2020-09-29T21:31:59+00:00
I bought this lesson with all of my students in mind, but gave special consideration to my students that have IEPs and seem to struggle with staying on task. We're currently in the process of working through the prokaryote and eukaryote cells and I'm finding this to be so convenient for my students. It's something that they'll be able to easily refer back to also. Thank you for creating such a colorful, fun and useful resource! - Lisa M. Cell Differences Digital Notebook

I've been looking for resources to flip my classroom. This will save me a lot of time planning.

- Tracy C.

Animal and Plant Cells Flipped Lesson
Kristi Harjo
2020-09-29T21:21:06+00:00
I've been looking for resources to flip my classroom. This will save me a lot of time planning. - Tracy C. Animal and Plant Cells Flipped Lesson

These are so fantastic! What a great way to teach and differentiate for students! Thank you, everything is so well put together.

- Chelsea B.

Newton’s First Law Flipped Lesson
Kristi Harjo
2020-09-29T21:29:27+00:00
These are so fantastic! What a great way to teach and differentiate for students! Thank you, everything is so well put together. - Chelsea B. Newton’s First Law Flipped Lesson
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