Corkboard Connections: Cooperative Learning - More Than Group Work - Learn the difference between cooperative learning and group work, as well as strategies for fostering effective team discussions. (I like the "talking sticks" discussions!
A bright idea for simplifying differentiation with smart student grouping
how to differentiate learning through the way you group students for cooperative work. Set a high and low group so that you can work with the at - risk kids and the higher levels can have more challenging work.
Cooperative Learning Group Labels- this activity/printable sheet of paper can help students manage their time and become cooperative and effective team members in a group setting. Each student has a role in the group.
Group role posters and badges to give guidance in co-operative group work
Group role cards-- copy the image and paste into a word doc
The Fishbowl: A Peer Modeling Strategy
In class we talked about teacher modelling ,however, I thought peer modelling would be an interesting topic. it helps with group work, classroom routines, and activities in any academic area! I think it is a good learning theory and strategy.
Sustaining Interaction: Group Work That Works Interesting Read
4 Things You Don't Know About the Jigsaw Method
4 Things You Don't Know About the Jigsaw Method - This cooperative learning strategy has been around for decades, but how well do you really know it?
Group formative assessment of behavioral skills. This free poster is great for any small group work, whether it's used for pull-out groups or with cooperative groups in a classroom. Students are forced to rate themselves based on performance as a group.