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15 Free Online Collaboration Tools. We rarely learn in isolation.

15 Free Online Collaboration Tools

The vast majority of our learning is social, and whether we are aware of it or not, most of that social learning occurs when we are collaborating with others. Because of what the Internet makes possible, we no longer have to be in the same room with others to collaborate effectively. There are free tools for online conferencing, collaborative writing and editing, file sharing, private communication, and desktop sharing – and countless other activities. The Lunch Box Project - About. Hi everyone, I'm Jess McCulloch and I ran The Lunch Box Project successfully in 2008 with classes from China, Australia and Turkey sharing what they ate for lunch.

The Lunch Box Project - About

You can see the pages from the 2008 project by clicking here. After lots of questions about and comments on the LBP, I've decided to see if there is enough interest to run it again in 2011 - but with more schools and some more planning in place. Computer Lab: Cartoon festival! We are going to take part in the Learning with Computers Cartoon Festival and you will be the directors!!!.

Computer Lab: Cartoon festival!

Students of English from different countries will create their movies and share them with an international audience! But first let’s look at some of the movies students created last year to learn how to make a digital movie! Choose one of the movies below and write a review for one of them.What kind of film is it? Where does it take place? Who are the characters? Ayat Al-Tawel and Maria Bossa discuss their students’ collaborations between Egypt and Argentina. Learning2gether Episode 47 Audio Player Ayat Al-Tawel (from Egypt) and Maria Bossa (from Argentina) are two EFL teachers who would like to share their international collaboration project.

Ayat Al-Tawel and Maria Bossa discuss their students’ collaborations between Egypt and Argentina

They have both worked with their students so they can interact with each other, not only to practise their English, but also to go beyond the walls of the traditional classroom to meet other cultures, customs, traditions and likes. This Sunday they’ll tell us about their students’ collaborations between Egypt and Argentina; e.g.

Rita Zeinstejer. DigitaLang » Skype Calls for e-Twinning in L2. I have been using Skype to make cheap calls to friends and family abroad for ages now.

DigitaLang » Skype Calls for e-Twinning in L2

While making these free international calls, I’d often wondered whether it would work well in the language classroom for e-twinning. Well yesterday I got the chance to find out. Skype in the Classroom - Overview - Microsoft in Education. Greetingsfromtheworld - home. Not Just the Facts, Ma'am. My sixth grade daughter came home with a social studies homework assignment this weekend: Research 10 Facts About Your Country (in her case, the Bermuda Islands).

Not Just the Facts, Ma'am

Now, I want to be clear here, I'm not necessarily saying this is a bad assignment. I don't know where the teacher is going with this. I could see this being the start of a really interesting exploration of countries, we'll just have to wait and see what happens. We began by doing what the assignment asked. Innovations telecollaboration.