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How to Keep Kids Collaborating Remotely

Many schools already use tools designed for collaboration, like Google Docs or Slides, with which students can easily build on each other’s work in a presentation. Tools that offer virtual bulletin boards for stickies or images, such as Padlet or Nearpod Collaborate, are also ideal for collaborative projects. Or try an interactive whiteboard tool like Jamboard.  For group projects or discussions, some videoconferencing tools, like Zoom, allow breakout rooms. Or, harness students’ enthusiasm for virtual worlds by assigning them to build models together in games like Minecraft and Roblox that offer support and tools just for educators.  To support peer feedback online, ask
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