Student Collaboration Using Digital Tools

“Encouraging students to reach out to one another to solve problems and share knowledge not only builds collaboration skills but leads to deeper learning and understanding” Matt Davis, Edutopia

Other benefits of student collaboration include:
(Global Development Research Center)

  • Develops higher level thinking skills
  • Increased student satisfaction with the learning experience
  • Builds self-esteem in students
  • Promotes a positive attitude toward the subject matter
  • Develops oral communication skills
  • Develops social interaction skills
  • Creates an environment of active, involved, exploratory learning
  • Uses a team approach to problem-solving while maintaining individual accountability
  • Encourages diversity understanding
  • Encourages student responsibility for learning
Christine Schein

Christine Schein

Digital Literacy Instructional Specialist at Colorado Department of Education
Christine Schein is a Digital Literacy Instructional Specialist with the Colorado Department of Education. She has a Masters degree in Education with an emphasis in Information Technology and School Library Media. Although her undergraduate degree is in Sociology/Criminal Justice and her work experience spans various business fields, her real passion is students and their future as responsible citizens in the world. She has presented at numerous conferences including ISTE, AASL, CoSN, CASE, and InnEdCo. Christine also has CoSN’s CETL certification.
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