Project 252

Dweeber

Contributed by Pip Bruce Ferguson (@DocPipNZ)
EdTech Tool Name:Dweeber
Bref Description:Tool that encourages teens to collaborate online with homework
Type of EdTech Tool:
  • Web (access through web browser)
  • Other: Probably heaps, haven't used other than web browser
Website/Weblinks:
EdTech Tool Usage Keywords:collaboration, homework, assignments, competitive
EdTech Tool Uses:I don't teach the targeted cohorts, but some useful reviews indicating how the app can be used to encourage engagement and peer support for teenagers doing homework assignments. Points can be earned which would encourage competitive types.
Education Level(s):
  • Post-Primary (Senior)
  • Other: You have to be 13 or older to sign up
Academic Subjects:Seems general; there is a 'whiteboard' that would let students collaborate with graphics or formula-related work
EdTech Tool Pricing Structure:Completely, 100% free
Further info:
Comment:Might be useful for students in second level/high school especially those for whom motivation to do homework is lacking!
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