The tools that correspond to this type of use are those that may support a student or a team of students to engage in building and expanding their network that relates to their school life and learning activities. This type of tools has been widely used to facilitate collaboration between students from different schools, often from different countries. Based on observations in schools, this type of tools has been used, during the COVID-19 pandemic, for student networks even within the same school.

  • Use of eTwinning by students to present the project they work on with schools from different EU countries
  • Use of the open channels of the collaboration platforms (e.g., slack, Teams, etc.) by students to discuss and exchange ideas on which plants should be planted in the school garden, a tasks assigned to them as part of their biology class