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Using Online Tools for Collaboration

Video Overview

A 6th class teacher outlines how he uses online tools for group projects. Upon completion they are submitted to Google Classroom or Google Drive for approval by the teacher. The pupils then present their work to the class and are kept as an ePortfolio.


A class teacher describes how he uses technology for project work in Science. Pupils use laptops and Google Classroom to research and create slides for a presentation on their favourite scientist. Pupils then present their presentations to the whole class via the interactive whiteboard and receive peer feedback on their projects. Pupils use Google Drive to upload and save their work.

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Digital Learning Framework

This video supports the following statements of the Digital Learning Framework (DLF):

Teaching & Learning (1. Learner Outcomes)

  • 1.1 Pupils use appropriate digital technologies to foster active, creative and critical engagement in attaining challenging learning outcomes.

Teaching & Learning (3. Teachers’ Individual Practice)

  • 3.3 The teacher selects and uses teaching approaches appropriate to the learning objective and to pupils’ learning needs.

Teachers are aware of, and purposefully use, a range of digital technologies appropriate to the learning objectives and learning needs of their pupils when designing learning activities.

Visit DL Planning to explore what other areas of the DLF are supported in this video, and to help you to plan for digital learning in your class.

Teaching & Learning, Primary, Collaboration, Content Creation, Digital Portfolios, Online Resources

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