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K-12 education is moving away from the traditional classroom model where teachers lecture and students diligently take notes. Rather than sit in rows, today’s students are more likely to sit in groups of three or four. This set up lends itself to collaboration and project-based learning, an approach to teaching in which students solve real-world problems using skills they will need for the future. These skills include things such as critical thinking, problem solving and communication.
In many instances, classroom technology drives this type of collaborative learning. A videoconferencing system might allow students to connect with other children around the world, exposing them to new cultures and new experiences without the cost of travel. An interactive display could allow multiple students to work on solving the same problem at once. Collaborative software and wireless presentations systems, like Apple TV, even allow teachers and students to share content from their mobile devices and display their screen for the class to see.
This article takes an inside look at five collaborative classrooms and the technology that drives them. Click on the images below or the "next" button.
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