Trello is a web-based, kanban-style, list-making application. It is a visual collaboration tool used by educators and teachers around the world to facilitate course planning, teacher collaboration, and classroom organization.
Users can create their task boards with different columns and move the tasks between them. Typically columns include task statuses such as To Do, In Progress, Done.
The tool can be used for personal and business purposes including real estate management, software project management, school bulletin boards, lesson planning, accounting, web design, gaming, and law office case management.
TEAM WORKING APPLICATION
Trello allows drag and drop attachments, documents and files from Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and other services. Boost the productivity of your Trello board by adding new features with Power-Ups like Calendar, Card Repeater, and Custom Fields. You can even automate repetitive tasks with Butler.
Trello allow the teacher to see even an entire semester’s schedule in order to stay on top of due dates, checklists, and reminders. Share updates, from lesson plans to security protocols, with colleagues and the entire faculty, and manage it all with administrator controls that keep information secure.
It can also manage the requests for markers and teaching materials.
When looking at Trello for education in general, you will find that the platform does wonders whether you are trying to organize, schedule or distribute information. Here’s a look at the various ways you can use Trello for education purposes.
- Syllabus- organize text, assignments, and themes for a particular class or coursework.
- Weekly Planning- This allows the educator to plan his/her coursework, assignments, and tests for the week.
- E-Course- The educator can create a complete course that includes lectures, testing, collaboration, and more. An e-course template is available to help create online-only coursework. An educator may want to create an entire e-course from scratch. This is a popular choice for online-only classes. With Trello, creating an e-course is rather simple and straightforward.
- Team project management, Brainstorming, Meeting, Task Management, CRM, Calendar.
- Homework- Students can better organize and schedule their homework.
- Essay planning- This allows students to better organize, brainstorm, draft and complete essays.
Use cases/examples of usage: (tutorial)
Strenght: Unlimited cards, Up to 10 boards per Workspace, Unlimited Power-Ups per board, Unlimited storage (10MB/file), 250 Workspace command runs per month.
Weakness: It is not integrated to Google Calendar, new item appears at the very bottom of the list, handling large projects that have multiple teams is quite difficult.
People opinion about the tool: https://www.trustradius.com/products/trello/reviews?qs=pros-and-cons#reviews
Similar Tool: Taskomat; Wrike; Rocketlane; Prommpt.
Technical and operational requirements: Web application, macOS, Windows OS, iOS 12+, Android 5.1+.
License Tool: Up to 10 boards per Workspace.