Collaborative knowledge building is used to get students to construct both their own and shared knowledge and to utilize different tools, media and sources of content in the process. A crucial aim of this kind of working is also practicing team skills and facilitating active teamwork.
To change and transform the way she teaches, Dr. Loff decided to use Padlet.
“If you do a discussion in a class of 60 students”, she explains, “not everyone is going to speak. But if you use Padlet and you have a little board and everyone can write on it, everyone can participate. And even if not, they can still check it on Moodle and I can scan over the comments and see which one we should go over.”