Teamwork Makes the Dream Work with These 23 Collaboration Tools

October 06, 2015
Kira DeVaul Education Content Assistant


The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Many hands make light work. There's power in numbers.

No matter how you say it, collaboration is an essential part of learning and accomplishment. This week, we're highlighting the apps, games, and websites that up the ante on group work. These tools boost productivity and creativity, all while strengthening communication skills along the way. Students will learn how to successfully work together on projects, give and take feedback, annotate, brainstorm, make media, or, sometimes, just hang out. Plus, they'll gain a better understanding of the value of collaboration -- how it makes learning easier, more interesting, and, at the end of the day, more fun. Here's our full list:

Best Student Collaboration Tools


How do you use digital tools in your classroom to encourage collaboration?