To better manage active learning group work, a team of college-teachers, headed by Nathaniel Lasry from John Abbott College, has developed an app called GoGRASP (Group Response and Ambient Student Participation System).
Imagine trying to attend to six or ten groups of students at one time. A near impossible task, right! But that is what most teachers who try out active learning pedagogies are asked to do on a regular basis. GoGRASP is an app intended to support the implementation of active learning by keeping track of each group’s progress and providing instructors with a way to prioritize who she/he should attend to next. Read more about it in an article written for la Vitrine Technologie Éducation by Gabriel Flacks.
GoGRASP is in beta testing and looking for more instructors to give it a try! If you’d like to be one of those individuals please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.