• Overview and Recordings (Youtube Playlist)

    Learning is fun when it is social. In this session, participants will learn how to engage students in collaborative learning in and out of the classroom using their computers and/or smart phones. The focus will be on tools that enhance student -student and teacher - student collaboration. 

    Weekly digital badges and a final certificate will be available to participants who complete the tasks.  


    • Computer/smartphone
    • Chrome browser
    • Gmail account 
    • Microphone
    • Web camera
    Collaborative Tools
    1. Google Drive
    2. Kaizena (https://www.kaizena.com
    3. Padlet (https://padlet.com)
    4. VoiceThread (https://voicethread.com)
    Learning Outcomes

    By the end of this session, participants will have learned about and practiced using audio, video, and text tools for student collaboration.

    By the end of the session, participants will be proficient at creating VoiceThreads, Google Drive (text, slides, forms, and sheets), feedback using Kaizena, and Padlet.

    By the end of the session, participants will have created collaborative learning activities for their English language learners (ELL) in and out of the classroom.