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The collaborative classroom Presentation

  1. 1. The Collaborative ClassroomThe Collaborative Classroom SPEAQ November 2010 Sue Hamilton Western Quebec School Board
  2. 2. Strategy #1
  3. 3. ““Group Work”Group Work” *Group work is one of the most essential skills our students need going into ‘the big wide world’* GOOD group work is one of the BEST things we can do. BAD group work is one of the most damaging things in your classroom
  4. 4. Good group work has built in accountability for everyone in the group. There is accountability to both the group and the individual. The GROUP has a goal to meet The INDIVIDUAL is having their performance assessed or evaluated.
  5. 5. It is VERY important to teach appropriate skills BEFORE the group is expected to work together. Don’t ASSUME anything.
  6. 6. Strategy #2
  7. 7. TRIBESTRIBES "a democratic group process, not just a curriculum or set of cooperative activities." A 'process' is a sequence of events that lead to the achievement of an outcome. The outcome of the Tribes® process is to develop a positive environment that promotes human growth and learning."
  8. 8. APPRECIATION/ NO PUT DOWNS RIGHT TO PASSATTENTIVE LISTENING MUTUAL RESPECT
  9. 9. PLACEMATSPLACEMATS Strategy #3
  10. 10. GHOST WALKGHOST WALK GALLERY WALKGALLERY WALK Strategy #4
  11. 11. It’s not CHEATING ….It’s not CHEATING …. It’s COLLABORATIONIt’s COLLABORATION
  12. 12. Types of grouping: permanent groups vs. temporary groups heterogeneous vs. homogeneous groups.
  13. 13. JIGSAWJIGSAW “Base Group” Different Documents Expert Groups Strategy #5
  14. 14. Forming GroupsForming Groups • Barnyard Babble • Playing cards • Quote (pairs) • Poems (groups) • Photos • Professions • Humming songs
  15. 15. Collaborating with TechnologyCollaborating with Technology • Wikis • http://1000names.wikispaces.com/ • http://6thgrade-07.pbworks.com/w/page/1071815/FrontPage • http://asalaamualiakum.wikispaces.com/ • Student Blogs • http://kidblog.org/mrskolbertsclass/ • http://weblogs.pbspaces.com/mrskolbert/2010/08/22/i-blog-you-blog-we-all-blog/
  16. 16. TipsTips • Lost and Found • Parking Lot
  17. 17. WWW/EBIWWW/EBI What Went Well Even Better If
  18. 18. RESOURCESRESOURCES • http://www.tribes.com/ • http://www.bcatml.org/POT/beyondmonet.pdf • http://www.amazon.ca/Beyond-Monet-science-instructional-integration/d

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