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Ways to "Spark" Collaboration in Your Classroom



https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-02-17-7-ways-to-spark-collaboration-and-imagination-in-your-classroom

Trying to get some ideas for encouraging higher level thinking skills in your classroom. This article offers some great advice on getting your students going.

Coding

All over the U.S., classrooms are adopting coding as part of the lessons. You do NOT have to be a computer expert to teach (or learn) coding. Coding teaches high level problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

TOOL(S): Code.org

Augmented Reality

In my experience, I believe this is one of the most underutilized tools. Augmented reality bring a whole new level of interactivity to learning and engaging multiple learning styles.

TOOL(S): Aurasma

Student Blogging

When students create, students have a richer learning experience. Think back to your schooling, and chances are you may still remember many details about a project that you created. Student blogging allows students to create meaningful work.

Check out this student blog sample

TOOL(S): Blogger/Blogspot, Wikispaces, GlogsterEdu

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