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Wiki-Style Communication Tool Supports Critical Thinking

Encourage collaborative, student-centered learning with this useful platform
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Site of the Week picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best edtech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

Title:Piazza
Summary: Advanced Q&A tool compels collaboration, higher-order thinking

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Pros: Students are on the hook to not only understand, but explain what they know to others.
Cons: The site's design, some of its features, and the collaborative expectations may limit use to older or advanced students.
Bottom Line: Encourage collaborative, student-centered learning with this useful platform, but make sure it's the right fit for your students.

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