Tools for Starting Discussions
Great discussion toolsCrocodoc lets you transform a pdf document into a forum for discussion. Simply upload a pdf document - an article, online textbook, or other piece of text - and click “Share.” Embed the URL that Crocodoc provides you in your collection. Now your students can annotate this text, adding comments, highlighting important sections, and responding to classmates.
Learn more about using Crocodoc in Gooru with this collection.
Padlet let’s you build a discussion wall. Start by going to www.padlet.com and creating a new wall. Select “Modify Wall” to title your wall and start the discussion. Copy your wall’s URL and embed it in your collection. Now your students can post their own thoughts to your wall.
Learn more about using Padlet in Gooru with this collection.
Any tool that allows your students to submit feedback has the potential to be abused. Make sure that you monitor your collection for cyber bullying and other forms of abuse.
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