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Real-Time Collaboration Guide

Elementari’s real-time collaboration feature allows students to work together on projects seamlessly. This guide will help you set up and manage real-time collaboration in your classroom.

Setting Up Permissions

Before students can collaborate, you need to set up the appropriate permissions:

  1. Navigate to Classroom Settings: Go to your classroom and click on the settings button.
  2. Enable Collaboration: Under the lesson settings, toggle the collaboration feature on. You can choose to allow collaboration within the classroom or with anyone who has the link.
  3. Adjust Chat Settings: Enable or disable in-project chat as needed.

For detailed steps, refer to Setting Up Permissions.

Using Group Chat

Group chat enables students to communicate in real-time while working on their projects:

  1. Access the Chat: Within the collaborative project, students can open the chat window.
  2. Send Messages: Students can type and send messages, ask questions, and provide feedback.
  3. Monitor Chat: Teachers can monitor the chat to ensure appropriate use and provide guidance.

Learn more about Using Group Chat.

Viewing Other Users' Contributions

You can view what each student is contributing in real-time:

  1. Open the Collaborative Project: Click on the project to view.
  2. View Contributions: See who is currently working on the project and their contributions.
  3. Track Changes: Monitor changes made by each user to ensure collaborative efforts are on track.

For more details, check out Viewing Other Users.

Tips for Effective Collaboration

  • Encourage Communication: Remind students to use the group chat for questions and feedback.
  • Monitor Progress: Regularly check the project to ensure students are contributing effectively.
  • Provide Feedback: Offer guidance and feedback to keep students on track and motivated.

Real-time collaboration enhances learning by allowing students to work together, share ideas, and support each other. By setting up permissions correctly and encouraging effective communication, you can make the most of this feature in your classroom.

For further assistance, contact Elementari Support.