Collaboration 2.0
Web 2.0 Strategies for Education


  • Beyond Social Networking: Building Toward Learning Communities

    Much has been written recently about the impact of social networking tools in teaching and learning and how educators can build on the skills of their students in using these tools. But if educators only integrate the ability of students to connect and socialize, deeper points of learning will be missed. While good teaching and learning rests on effective relationships, in an active learning community, those relationships should evolve into actual idea exchange and knowledge construction.More


  • Desire2Learn Integrates Elluminate Live! Collaboration Software

    The Desire2Learn Learning Environment is gaining new collaborative capabilities thanks to the integration of the eLearning platform with Elluminate Live!, a suite of Web-based tools designed to facilitate online learning.More
  • Kindle Support Comes to Blackboard Learn Platform

    Blackboard today announced support for's Kindle electronic book reader through a new Blackboard Building Block. It's being released as open source software.More
  • Lightspeed Serves Up Screened YouTube Videos

    Lightspeed Systems has released the Educational Video Library, a new tool that allows teachers to review YouTube content and choose files to submit to the district administrator for approval.More
  • PBS Professional Support Site Adds Collaborative Tools

    PBS TeacherLine, the professional support Web site operated by the Public Broadcasting Service, has announced upgrades to its collaborative community Peer Connection aimed at making the forum easier for educators to use and to collaborate with one another.More
  • Promethean Refreshes ActivClassroom Lineup

    Education technology developer Promethean this week introduced a range of hardware and software for the ActivClassroom, the company's lineup of classroom learning tools.More
  • IB Selects ePals To Host Online Learning Community

    The International Baccalaureate, a worldwide education program offering advanced study in academics, social skills, and 21st-century globalization skills to secondary school students in more than 130 countries, has announced it will launch an online collaborative learning community. IB also announced that Herndon, VA-based ePals will serve as the community's host. More