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6 Free easy online collaboration tools

6 Free easy online collaboration tools
Here at all collaboration happens online. We started the blog while living in 3 different countries, and all this time we have managed to work together perfectly, even without seeing each other for a long time. Since the initial launch of we had to get used to working together remotely, using only free online collaboration tools. Nowadays, more and more teams/companies are forced to work together remotely. Have you ever struggled to successfully collaborate online with your clients or suppliers? Which Collaboration Tools Should You Use? During the last 3+ years we have successfully managed to work on several projects using only free online collaboration software (we switched to some paid plans though over time). 1. Dropbox is probably one tool that we use most for collaboration. As we are all tech junkies, we own quite a few pieces of technology, including multiple laptops, tablets and smartphones. Dropbox, of course, also offers an enterprise solution. 2. 3.

CoP: Best Practices by Etienne Wenger [Published in the "Systems Thinker," June 1998] You are a claims processor working for a large insurance company. You are an engineer working on two projects within your business unit. You are a CEO and, of course, you are responsible for the company as a whole. We now recognize knowledge as a key source of competitive advantage in the business world, but we still have little understanding of how to create and leverage it in practice. We frequently say that people are an organization's most important resource. However, they are a company's most versatile and dynamic knowledge resource and form the basis of an organization's ability to know and learn. Defining Communities of Practice Communities of practice are everywhere. Members of a community are informally bound by what they do together–from engaging in lunchtime discussions to solving difficult problems–and by what they have learned through their mutual engagement in these activities. Legitimizing participation. Dr.

How to Edit PowerPoint Documents on an iPad Whether you are a new iPad user or have been using it for quite a while now, sometimes you just have to view or edit computer files like Word Documents, Excel Spreadsheets or PowerPoint Presentations. There are a lot of iPad Apps available on the App store that let you edit MS Word or Excel documents. However, editing a PowerPoint presentation is a whole different scenario. Now every app is able to handle all the formatting, fonts, slideshows, transitions or Builds. You can use a number of iPad apps to view PowerPoint presentations (.pptx or .ppt) but most of them lack the editing feature. When you need to create a PowerPoint document from scratch, or even edit one substantially – the apps listed above just don’t cut it. Using Keynote Keynote is Apple’s stand-alone app used for creating and editing presentations. Using an Office Suite Office2 HD Apple iWork Smart Office 2 Polaris Office QuickOffice Pro HD Using Virtual PowerPoint For Windows Cloud On OnLive AlwaysOnPC Personal Cloud Desktop Nivio

Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013 An Excellent Collection of Educational Web and Mobile Apps I just came across this amazing graphic and thought you might be interested to have a peek as well. Tony Vincint did a great job and I must say that this is one of the best educational infographics out there. As you know Educational Technology and Mobile Learning always features only the best infographics and I am so proud to say this because the selections I share here are also posted in several other academic settings. Show What you Know Using Web and Mobile Apps will provide you with some handy tools and apps to use to foster students learning. Click here to enlarge and access the PDF version where the apps are clickable, below is just a snapshot. Click here if you want to print it

My 24 Most-Used Education Apps (What Are Yours?) 16 Technology Leaders I Follow On Twitter 5.11K Views 0 Likes I often get asked to list off my favorite people I follow on Twitter. That's a big question with no real specific answer. 6 Ways Students Can Collaborate With iPads The following post is written by Greg Kulowiec of EdTechTeacher . Join EdTechTeacher at the iPad Summit in Atlanta on April 10-12. The app store is loaded with options that allow students to create content on their iPads. From comic strip creators to mind maps, video editing and publishing, screencasting & digital books, the options for individual student creation are expanding. However, collaboration between students is often a critical component of any classroom activity or project and increasingly there are options available that allow for collaborative efforts across iPads. Below are six ways to support collaboration between student iPads that cover the spectrum of creation options that range from text to digital storytelling to video creation. Explain Everything ($2.99) A flexible and powerful screen casting option, students and teachers can collaborate on screencasts by exporting Explain Everything project files from an iPad. Google Drive (Free) BookCreator ($4.99) Subtext (free) Diigo

24 Multimedia Tools That Support The Common Core How Students Benefit From Using Social Media 12.68K Views 0 Likes A lot of criticism has been leveled at social media and the effect it has on the way students process and retain information, as well as how distracting it can be. However, social media offers plenty of opportunities for learning and interactivity, and if you take a moment to think about it, it's not too hard to see how students benefit from using social media. 10 African-American History Month Teaching Resources 1.25K Views 0 Likes This week’s Featured Ten Learnist boards are dedicated to African-American history month. 3 Tech Tips Your Grandma Could Teach You 2.02K Views 0 Likes Those who have been using technology, in some form, have a few tech tips you should know about.

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