Google Classroom (website) Google classroom provides a digital platform for students to discuss ideas, keep track of assignments and readings, and manage learning. It is also a good tool for facilitating digital collaboration by assigning students to groups online.
Skype (website) Skype allows students to collaborate through video, phone, message, or file share. It is a great way for students to collaborate outside of school when their schedules conflict or they do not have a ride to meet in person.
Google Hangouts (website) Google Hangouts is a communication platform that allows users to collaborate using instant message, video chat, or SMS. It is a great tool for students to quickly touch base with one another or keep record of their action plan for a given task or project.
Kanbanchi (website) Kanbanchi is a project management website that helps students manage projects, visually monitor progress, and communicate and share ideas with one another. It is a great tool for teachers to monitor student progress to intervene and provide supports when needed and give feedback on the collaboration in action.
ELI Peer Review (website) The ELI Review website allows students to focus on developing their writing skills through digital peer review and feedback. It also allows teachers to not only teach students how to give quality feedback, but also use the data from these sessions to inform their instruction.