Cooperative Learning in the Classroom : Putting It into Practice

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  • Copyright: 2007-01-31
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
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This guide provides a step-by-step approach for implementing cooperative learning, covers the key factors that make this method work, and provides guidelines for measuring the program's effectiveness.

Author Biography

Wendy Jolliffe is Programme Director for the BA Learning and Teaching course at the University of Hull and Lecturer in Early Years and Primary teaching

Table of Contents

About the Authorp. vii
Acknowledgementsp. viii
How to Use this Bookp. ix
Introduction: Cooperative Learning: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?p. 1
Learning for All?p. 11
Using Diversity as a Strengthp. 19
Talk, Talk, Talkp. 29
Cooperative Learning and How It Can Helpp. 39
A Step-by-Step Approachp. 55
Putting Cooperative Learning into Practicep. 79
Developing a Whole-School Visionp. 95
Appendicesp. 111
Cooperative Learning Professional Development Programmep. 113
Fulfilling Pupils' Needsp. 115
Cooperative Learning Structuresp. 116
Developing Effective Communication Skills - A Phased Programmep. 118
Roles in Groupsp. 119
Five Key Steps to Implement Cooperative Learningp. 120
Action Plan for Teaching and Developing Cooperative Learning Skillsp. 121
Quick Cooperative Learning Starter Activitiesp. 122
Cooperative Learning - Common Social Problemsp. 123
Cooperative Learning Peer Observation Pro Formap. 125
Pupil Questionnairep. 126
Notesp. 127
Indexp. 131
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