Tag Archives: Collaborative learning

Learning from inside out

The instructor in my high school English class was rather dry. She would drone on about difference between past and subjunctive verbs, and participles, and gerunds. She was a well read and well traveled person. On the side wall she had … Continue reading

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Creating a team-like atmosphere in classes

Imagine a group of athletes from different sport that all have a  general idea about playing positions in the other sports. However, they  have little  to no idea how their skills stack up against other in their group, whom they … Continue reading

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Unwilling to share

When secondary students think about collaboration on the Internet, it might mean spreading news about a party using Facebook, or spending a night battling in StarCraft with players across the continent. Throw the word “education” into the mix and they … Continue reading

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Collaborative confusion

My husband related to me what happened when he accompanied our daughter into the establishment of an “exclusive” tea vendor. Her conversation with the clerk about variations of gyokuro, roibos, oolong and yerba left him bewildered; it was so much … Continue reading

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