Googling With Purpose

50 Mini-Lessons For Teaching Students Research Skills For a number of years, Seth Godin has been talking about the need to “connect the dots” rather than “collect the dots”. That is, rather than memorising information, students must be able to learn how to solve new problems, see patterns, and combine multiple perspectives. Solid research skills…

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Collaboration through commenting

Question: What do Google Docs, Slides, Classroom, Flipgrid, Padlet and blogging all have in common? Answer: They allow for collaboration Although one of the biggest benefits of technology is the ease of which collaborative learning can be established, students are not innately able to collaborate effectively. We’ve all seen activities where students are commenting with…

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