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Cohen, G. DESIGNING GROUPWORK: STRATEGIES FOR THE HETEROGENEOUS CLASSROOM.
About this site... The Cooperative Learning (CL) Network is an association of colleagues at Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning who model, share, support, and advocate for the use of cooperative learning .
Pre-Library Preparation Met with the teacher and talked about how to set up cooperative groups.
Some Cooperative Learning Projects by Cybrary Man Country or State Project Materials: Construction paper sheets of all the colors in each flag of the country or state.
is a successful teaching strategy in which small teams, each with students of different levels of ability, use a variety of learning activities to improve their understanding of a subject. Each member of a team is responsible not only for learning what is taught but also for helping teammates learn, thus creating an atmosphere of achievement. Students work through the assignment until all group members successfully understand and complete it.
Cooperative learning refers to a set of instructional strategies which include cooperative student-student interaction over subject matter as an integral part of the process.
Article by Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, M.D.
Please note that this list is not exhaustive. Alfie Kohn also speaks about issues of particular concern to specific groups, such as those in the field of special education, Montessori teachers, college instructors, mentor teachers, reading specialists, school psychologists, and health educators -- as well as those concerned with multiage learning, multicultural education, authentic assessment, bullying, character education, teacher compensation, retention in grade, and other issues. UNCONDITIONAL PARENTING: Beyond Bribes and Threats RAISING REBELS: Helping Kids to Challenge the Status Quo PUSHED TOO HARD: Parenting in an Achievement-Crazy Culture