Professional Development and Training Programs
Abstract: Learning is fun when it is social. In this session, participants will learn how to engage students in collaborative team-based learning in and out of the classroom using their computers and/or smart phones. The focus will be on Google drive (Text, Spreadsheet, Forms, Slides, Jamboards)), curation tools (Miro, Padlet, Wakelet), VoiceThread, Nearpod, Quizlet, Kahoot, Voki, Flipgrid, Vimeo, Screencast-o-matic, Canva and other tools that enhance student collaboration.
Weekly digital badges and a final certificate will be available for participants who complete the tasks.
Week 1: January 11-17
In week 1, participants will get acquainted with the each other, the moderator, the platform, and team up. They will introduce themselves by text, audio, and video using the recorders on the editor of the message areas and through Flipgrid and Voki. They
will discuss collaborative learning and teaching with technology.
Week 2: January 18 - 24
In week 2, participants will use Google word text docs and add Quizlet as an activity. They will work in teams or individually to create a Google word text doc on a topic of their choice related or unrelated to their work and comment on each others'
docs using text and audio with videos using Flipgrid, Vimeo, Screencast-o-matic.
Week 3: January 25 - 31
In week 3, participants will use Google Slides and other collaborative tools. They will work in teams or individually to create a Google presentation on a topic of their choice related or unrelated to their work and comment on each others' slides using text, audio, and videos using Flipgrid, Vimeo, Screencast-o-matic.
Week 4: February 1 - 7
In week 4, participants will use Google forms and spreadsheets for student team projects and use text, audio, and videos using Flipgrid, Vimeo, Screencast-o-matic for feedback. They will work in teams or individually.
Week 5: February 8 - 14
In week 5, participants will reflect on the session using Flipgrid, Vimeo, Screencast-o-matic, or Padlet/Wakelet/Miro using text, audio, and video using Flipgrid, Vimeo, or Screencast-o-matic.
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