Engaging Discussion

An online classroom requires engagement and interaction to be productive and useful. This collection of resources helps facilitate student interaction with distance learning toolkits, as well as training on EDMODO.

EDMODO

Your Distance Learning Toolkit – EDMODO has put together some resources to help you get started with distance learning.

EDMODO Tutorial

An Introduction to teaching online with EDMODO – Connecting with students – tutorial.

Discussion Boards, Valuable? Over-Used? Discuss

Instructors and students alike are growing tired of the discussion board formula. Innovative approaches point to the potential for more meaningful online learning experiences by creating good discussion boards.

15 Tools for Creating Classroom Discussions

Tools for online study offer a wide range of functionality, from whiteboards, chatting, and editing collaborative documents, to full capabilities of Learning Management System, and even gaming! Many of them are free, while others may cost users a small fee. Or they offer basic capabilities for free users, then add higher functionalities through paid options.

K-12 Projects for Global Collaboration

This is an online Teachers’ Guide to Global, Collaborative Teaching and Learning. This guide is an unbranded, user-driven resource for teachers looking for projects and resources to collaborate with other classes around the world.

Writing, Journaling, and Blogging Websites for Students

It is important that students practice the skills in an authentic digital context so they can become good digital citizens who can contribute ethically, critically, and responsibly in online communities. This website provides tips for teaching these skills.

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