Collaborize is a free collaborative education platform for teachers and students.
- Easy-to-use online learning platform. Launch a free site in less than 5 minutes!
- Safe and password-protected learning community for you and your students
- Keep the learning process fresh and interesting for students
- Streamline conversations and drive to specific learning outcomes with structured topic types
- Take a poll, hold a debate, post a practice test or let your students support their arguments
- Launch student-driven projects and challenge-based learning
- Let your students be heard and support each other in dynamic conversations
- Bring the best resources from the Internet into your online classroom by attaching pictures, videos, PDF or Microsoft Office® Documents
- Make conversations more fun and interactive by accommodating different learning styles
- Connect lessons and assignments to real-world issues, in real time
- Show tangible outcomes of your students’ online participation to drive deeper discussions and activities in class
- Easily gauge student understanding
- Use student-driven results to create new lessons and assignments
- Support customized learning and differentiation by allowing teachers to post two versions of the same topic or task to accommodate different learning styles
- Provide extra credit opportunities to challenge a group of students based on their capabilities
- Incorporate more images and videos for visual learners, and attach audio (lectures, speeches, etc.) for auditory learners
- Create groups based on class period, learning abilities, special assignments, practice test groups, language proficiency, etc.
- Save time and make grading easier
- Track activity across your site, entire class or by each individual student’s participation
- Automatically build and share online portfolios of student work
- Facilitate more meaningful communications with administrators, counselors and parents
- Instant access to a vast and growing collection of teacher-designed lessons
- Create topics, lessons and assignments that you can share with other educators worldwide
- Download peer-reviewed topic-based lessons with just one click
|Collaborize Classroom Online||Free||Create a free social network for your classroom.|
|Collaborize Classroom Pro||$0.99||Compatible with iPad.|
I am playing around with this at the moment, it definitely has potential, I will review when I have used it in a classroom setting.