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Tools for Student Collaboration (T4SC)

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Tools for Student Collaboration (T4SC)

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.  

Target audience:


  • English language teachers of every age group
  • Faculty and teacher training staff 

Session objectives:


  • By the end of this session, participants will have learned about and practiced using audio, video, images, and text tools for student collaboration.
  • By the end of the session, participants will have used video recorders such as Vimeo, Screencast-o-matic, Voicthread, and Flipgrid, Google Drive (text, slides, forms, and sheets), Wakelet, Miro, and Padlet, and other tools such as Nearpod, Voki, Kahoot and Quizlet.
  • 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. 

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, Voicethread, 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. 




  • Moodle (asynchronous)
  • Zoom (synchronous)



  • Computer/smartphone
  • Chrome browser
  • Gmail account 
  • Microphone
  • Web camera
Collaborative Tools 
  1. Flipgrid https://flipgrid.com/d312bb5f
  2. Vimeo https://vimeo.com
  3. Screencast-o-matic https://screencast-o-matic.com
  4. Voki https://www.voki.com
  5. Canva  https://www.canva.com
  6. Wakelet https://wakelet.com
  7. Miro https://miro.com
  8. Padlet https://padlet.com
  9. Quizlet https://quizlet.com
  10. Nearpod https://nearpod.com/ 
  11. Google (docs, slides, forms) https://drive.google.com
  12. Google Classroom https://classroom.google.com
  13. Google Jamboards https://jamboard.google.com/
  14. Google Meet https://meet.google.com/
  15. Jitsi (on and off Moodle) https://jitsi.org/jitsi-meet/ 
  16. ZOOM https://zoom.us



Join this session


Registration starts on Jan 3, 2021. 


To join this EVO session:


From January 3 - 10.


  1. Go to: http://moodle4teachers.org/course/view.php?id=259
  2. Log in the first and each time by clicking on one of the following social icons: Facebook, Microsoft, or Gmail on the login page: Login in with Gmail, Facebook, LinkedIn, Microsoft 
  3. Enrol in https://moodle4teachers.org/course/view.php?id=259



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Nellie Deutsch, Ed.D. is a Canadian long distance teacher, runner, and healer. She has been teaching EFL in the public school system and at universities for over 40 years. Her teaching expertise include junior high school (ages 12-15) team leadership and adult teacher development. She also practices mindfulness, the Alexander Technique, the Paula Method, and Reiki in and out of the classroom. 


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