“In-class participation has increased across the board. I’m not getting the blank stares I used to. My students are excited to voice their opinions.”
If I were teaching 8th grade right now (I did it for 15 years!) I’d choose Collaborize.
I’ve had my eye on this platform for years. They have brilliant teacher support materials and a number of different types of forums that teachers from k-12 through graduate school will find useful.
Check out their Topic Library!