17 Tweaks That Make a Big Difference in Group Work
Cooperative learning can be a powerful learning strategy, but only if it works well. These small changes can make group work more effective in your classroom.
The Thinking Classroom: An Interview with Peter Liljedahl
In too many classrooms, students aren’t really thinking. It’s time to try something different.
5 Fantastic Ideas for Collaboration Projects
These ideas can be adapted for any subject area, along with suggestions for adding criticality and opportunities for student agency to each one.
Making Cooperative Learning Work Better
Solutions for four of the most common problems with collaboration.
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?
In Praise of Think-Pair-Share
Celebrating Think-Pair-Share, the Little Strategy That Could, and sharing some best practices for making it work for you.
How to Use the Reciprocal Learning Strategy
This cooperative learning strategy takes the idea of “working in pairs” up a notch.
Students Sitting Around Too Much? Try Chat Stations.
Your new favorite teaching strategy: This pared-down version of learning stations keeps the movement, interactivity and variety while minimizing the prep work.