Better teaching: Collaborative Learning

You may not know much about it now, but you will come the rollout for the new Junior Cert
     
What are the advantages of collaborative learning? Short YouTube video 1 min
Why floundering is better than direct instruction The key is to choose problems "that are challenging but not frustrating". From Annie MurphyPaul
Collaborative Problem Solving, here we come! From Donal O'Mahony. donalomahony.edublogs.org
     
How do you grade group or team work? Let the students decide.
Cool idea from hamlinectl.wordpress.com
Group work for the good: unpacking the research behind one popular classroom strategy Link pdf from aft.org by Tom Bennett, author of Teacherproof