Cooperative learning is embedded into a classrooms culture and climate. This strategic instructional strategy, while embedded into the culture and climate of a classroom, also plays a significant part into the student engagement piece of lesson design. In a cooperative learning classroom, students work together in structured groups towards a common goal.
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Engaging students is one of the key components to instruction. Embedding cooperative learning strategies into the daily culture and instruction of your classroom provides an opportunity for students to be actively engaged in their learning.
Choosing Cooperative Groups
2. Goal or Objective for the Activity
3. Room Arrangement
Purposeful Grouping for Collaboration
Specific Cooperative Learning Strategies
There are a wide variety of cooperative learning strategies to choose from, such as the examples below. Click on the name of each strategy for more information.
Using cooperative learning strategies in the classroom supports district indicators 1.2: Cognitively engages students in subject, 4.1: Uses instructional strategies leading to student problem-solving and critical thinking, and 5.1: Motivates and affectively engages students.
Post by: Jessica Broadbent | Westview Instructional Coach
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