The following activities will be used for breakout groups during today’s session on collaborative learning:
Brainstorm #1 : http://free.primarypad.com/p/OTZrVZpHDc
What comes to mind when you think about collaborative learning? How have you applied collaborative learning in your classes?
Read the Brainstorm #1 Discussion Outcome: What does collaborative learning mean?
Brainstorm #2 : See the links that correspond to each question.
In this brainstorm, each group will each tackle one question related to implementation. Note: we will also poll for questions before the exercise. Each group will then rotate questions until all groups have had a chance to address each question. Initial questions:
http://free.primarypad.com/p/AB52Gc6enD : What are the challenges that you face related to student accountability if you incorporate collaborative strategies in class?
Read the discussion responses: student accountability
http://free.primarypad.com/p/x8ESIc3DKb : What strategies do you think work the best to manage group-based projects in and out of class?
Read the discussion outcomes: Strategies to manage group-based responses
http://free.primarypad.com/p/PWG19T5JTg : What strategies do you recommend to best assess student group work?
Read the discussion outcomes: Strategies to assess groupwork
- http://free.primarypad.com/p/zGbrxckEDq : What technologies have you used, or are curious about that might help you to facilitate collaboration between students or between you and your students?
Read the discussion outcomes: collaborative technologies
Task #3: Application: Plan how your innovation cohort will work as a team