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Session Title: 

Tools for Student Collaboration







Participants will learn how to engage students in collaborative team-based activities. They will choose debate topics for the content and create tasks using collaborative tools for text, audio, video, images, curation walls, and screen recorders. 


Target audience:

  • Teachers of different age groups with diverse backgrounds and streams 
  • Faculty, teacher trainees and teacher training staff/teacher educators 


Session objectives: 

  • By the end of this session, participants will have learned about and practiced using audio, video, images, and text tools for student collaboration. 
  • By the end of the session, participants will have used Screen recorders (Flipgrid, Vimeo, Screencast-o-matic, LOOM, Edpuzzle), Google Drive and Audio (Kaizena and Otto-o-matic) Add-Ons (text, slides, forms, and sheets), curation tools (Wakelet, Miro, Ideaboardz, Mural, Conceptboard, and Padlet),  and other tools such as Nearpod, Voki, Kahoot, Canva, Book Creator, Video Ant, Amanote, Annoto and Quizlet.
  • By the end of the session, participants will have created collaborative learning activities for their English language learners (ELL) in and out of the classroom. 





Week 1: (January 9 - 15)

In week 1, participants will get acquainted with the each other, the moderator, the platform, get accounts for the tools, and team up. Teaming up will be optional. Participants could also work alone but share their work with the participants of the session. They will introduce themselves by text, audio, and video using the recorders on the editor of the message areas and through Voki. They will discuss collaborative learning and teaching with technology and start the process of teaming up. Each member of the team will choose a curation wall create a video tutorial outlining how they create the wall and how they intend to use it, publish the video (MP4) to YouTube or Vimeo and share the link with the members of the session. 


Week 2: (January 16 - 22)

In week 2, participants will use Google word text docs by copying team policy and lesson plan templates, Voicethread, Kahoot, and add Quizlet as they collaborate and create pre-lesson activities for their class chosen debate topic. They will work in teams or individually as they create a team policy and prepare 1 debate topic with 5 for and 5 against points using the comments on the doc and adding audio Add-on for text for team collaboration.  Each member of the team will add the final Google doc to the team and individual curation walls and share the links of the curation walls with the other participants. 


Week 3: (January 23 - 29)

In week 3, participants will use Google Slides and other collaborative tools. They will work in teams or individually to create a Google presentation with only images on a topic of their team choice. They will learn about and follow copyrights and giving credit to images and how to find images that can be modified on Google search. They will record their voice and add the audio to each slide using OTT-O-MATIC Add-on or Nearpod. They will record the whole presentation using Flipgrid, Vimeo, LOOM, Edpuzzle, or Screencast-o-matic, publish the MP4 on Youtube or Vimeo and share the link. They will add interactive activities (questions) using Edpuzzle, Nearpod, Video Ant, or Annoto. They will add the final interactive video work to their team and individual curation walls and share the links. 


Week 4: (January 30 - February 5)

In week 4, participants will create Google forms for research and for quiz purposes in team by adding each other as collaborators for student team projects and record the form using one of the following screen recorders: LOOM, Flipgrid, Vimeo, Screencast-o-matic, or Edpuzzle. They will publish the form to get results and share the results of the research and quiz on their team and individual walls. They will work as a team to add the quiz to Quizlet and share their quizzes on  the session Quizlet classroom https://quizlet.com/join/NUMVGvPtA


Week 5: (February 6 - 12)

In week 5, participants will reflect as a team or individually by creating a collaborative or individual book using Book Creator. They will create a Canva account and add each team member so they can create images, presentation, cover for the book and so on.  They will add the link to the collaborative book (individually) on their individual Padlet/Wakelet/Miro/Mural wall. 



  • Moodle (asynchronous)
  • Zoom (synchronous)
  • Jitsi (on Moodle)


Other technology tools: 

GoBrunch: https://gobrunch.com



  • Computer/smartphone
  • Chrome browser
  • Gmail account 
  • Microphone
  • Web camera
Collaborative Tools 


  1. Vimeo https://vimeo.com
  2. Screencast-o-matic https://screencast-o-matic.com
  3. LOOM https://loom.com 
  4. Awesome Screenshot https://awesomescreenshot.com
  5. Techsmith Capture https://www.techsmith.com/jing-tool.html 
  6. Voki https://www.voki.com
  7. Voicethread https://voicethread.com/share/19095082/ 
  8. Canva  https://www.canva.com
  9. Wakelet https://wakelet.com
  10. Mural https://www.mural.co
  11. Miro https://miro.com
  12. Notion https://notion.so 
  13. Padlet https://padlet.com
  14. IdeaBoardz https://ideaboardz.com
  15. Edpuzzle https://edupuzzle.com 
  16. Conceptboard https://app.conceptboard.com
  17. Popplet https://app.popplet.com 
  18. Google Jamboards https://jamboard.google.com/
  19. Quizlet https://quizlet.com/join/NUMVGvPtA
  20. Kahoot https://kahoot.com
  21. Nearpod  https://nearpod.com/
  22. Google (docs, slides, forms) https://drive.google.com
  23. Add-Ons such as OTT (Google Slides) https://ott-o-matic.com 
  24. Google Meet https://meet.google.com/
  25. Jitsi (on and off Moodle) https://jitsi.org/jitsi-meet/ 
  26. ZOOM https://zoom.us
  27. Answergarden  https://answergarden.ch/ 
  28. Notion https://www.notion.so
  29. Book Creator https://bookcreator.com
  30. Video Ant https://ant.umn.edu/welcome 
  31. Annoto in the Moodle course 
  32. Amanote on Moodle for collaborative reading and annotations 


Join this session: 
Registration Jan. 1-8, 2023
For participants to join this session:  

  1. Go to http://integrating-technology.org
  2. Log in the first and each time by clicking on one of the following social icons: Login in with Gmail, Facebook, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Microsoft 
  3. Enrol in https://integrating-technology.org/course/view.php?id=259


If you need further help on how to log in, please watch the following video:

How to Sign Up and Login (video)






Suggested sponsor(s): 

Sponsoring organizations

Name / date of approval

 Jane Chien, Chair / December 1, 2022




Nellie Deutsch nelliemuller@email.phoenix.edu
Canada  Immersive Technologies (IMT) MSc program of the Department of Computer Science of the 

International Hellenic University





NellieDeutsch (Ed.D) has taught EFL in K-12 and higher education and has applied CALL since 1992.  She offers free online professional development programs on Moodle for Teachers. She combines learner autonomy team peer-based learning with technology and mindfulness. She’s the co-chair elect of TESOL CALL-IS & leads EVO23 coordination team. 


Maria Flouraki



University of Athens 



Maria Flouraki is an ESL teacher residing in Greece, where she teaches English and runs a Foreign Languages Centre. She holds a bachelor's degree from the National Kapodistrian University of Athens in English Studies. She has 26 years experience with young learners, teenagers, and adults.




Primary Contact 

Nellie Deutsch




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