Showing posts from May, 2015

Better Student Engagement Through Media Rich Collaboration with SMART amp

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog post is a guest article from +Boris Berlijn, one of our speakers for Netherlands GIESummit held last May 2-3, 2015 at The International School of Amsterdam. In this blog post, he shares his experience working with a new cloud collaboration tool and how it has helped him really engage his students.

"There are no learning styles, but learning preferences” is what Heather Lamb pointed out during my first SMART amp Camp in Calgary, Canada and it puts this whole learning thing in a new perspective and is certainly applicable to the way SMART amp works, especially since technology is more the way students learn today, than the latest gadget.

This new ‘revolutionary’ cloud-solution by SMART Technologies contains the best of many worlds. The workspace looks like a endless Prezi or SMART Ideas desktop with SMART Notebook features, where students can collaborate together with or without teachers in all kinds of groups and share and add content as easy as in - f…