Powerful Collaboration: Library and Art

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In honor of Georgia O’Keeffe’s birthday, let’s talk about the many ways school librarians and art teachers can collaborate. Librarian and teacher collaboration is a must for school librarians! Collaboration provides teachers, librarians, and students with new opportunities, resources, and ideas. It’s a win-win for everyone involved. Start small! Collaborate by helping the art teacher … read more »


Connecting Distance Learners Through Collaboration

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Teaching and learning are complex, and remote learning provides another layer of challenge. Many teachers across the country have recently faced the task of delivering dynamic, collaborative remote learning activities that encourage students to get involved with the content and their classmates. The physical separation of the students in remote learning experiences limits the ability … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: NowComment Part 1

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NowComment is a collaborative tool that allows students (and teachers) to have online conversations about a Microsoft Word or Excel document, PDF, image, website, or a text created within the NowComment site. Become a member for free and access features including sorting comments, creating assignments, hiding comments, replying privately, and unlimited collaboration between the teacher … read more »


What’s the Buzz: The 6C’s

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You may have taken part in any number of professional learning opportunities while school was out of session to hone your craft. As you think about getting this school year off the ground, take a moment to reflect and sift through your notes.  Sometimes you can find themes that can help organize the great ideas … read more »


Let’s Continue the Conversation: Virtual Collaboration in the Classroom

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If you caught last Thursday’s bi-weekly OK2Ask Twitter Chat (see the archive here), you know we chatted all things virtual collaboration.  Let’s delve a little deeper into this topic and continue the conversation. Regardless if you’re a new or seasoned educator, you’ve surely been bombarded with the importance of a collaborative learning space.  Collaboration is … read more »