Four Collaboration Strategies for Building a Classroom Culture of Learning

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Best Composite PaperHomework Help BoardThink-Pair-ShareTalk Partners
Three girls working on paper on an iPadTwo students working on homework one with a laptop another with a bookTwo boys talking at a table with each otherTwo teenagers discussing a topic
In small groups, learners share their attempt at a piece of work, and the group identifies the strengths and weaknesses of the work based on the given success criteria.Learners identify areas within the homework where they struggled or had questions. On a board they list their name and either a specific question or area of struggle. Peers review the needs listed and identify who they might be able to help. The teacher sets up time for the peer assistance to occur.This strategy creates individual think and processing time with a partnered exchange to explore the thinking.Learners are assigned to or choose a peer to discuss responses to questions, clarify content, generate questions, and learn with.
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