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Active Learning – Cooperative Learning


Active Learning-Coop. Learning
 
Anecdotal Record for Learning Skills 48.90 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
This anecdotal record focuses specifically on learning skills.
Tell Me>Assessment>When to Assess>During

Blank Anecdotal Record Sheet 49.20 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
Teachers can use this blank anecdotal record to plan their own balanced groups for cooperative learning activities.
Let Me Try>Forming Balanced Groups

Completed Anecdotal Record Sheet 81.39 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
This completed anecdotal record contains information to help teachers plan balanced groups for cooperative learning activities.
Let Me Try>Forming Balanced Groups

Fact Sheet 22.30 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
This sheet lists the types of facts that students have to collect on a Canadian artist, and provides space for them to write down the information they gather.
Tell Me>Instruction>Teaching Jigsaw

Four Corners 46.02 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
A cooperative learning strategy that asks students to take a position on a problem, move to a corner of the room with other students who hold the same position, and share ideas.
Tell Me>Planning and Organization>Cooperative Learning Strategies>Four Corners

Graffiti 100.54 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
A cooperative learning strategy that allows groups of students to brainstorm and record their ideas.
Tell Me>Planning and Organization>Cooperative Learning Strategies>Graffiti

Group Skills Checklist 28.90 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
The teacher can use this checklist to record the group skills of a number of students.
Tell Me>Assessment>When to Assess>During

Inside-Outside Circle 44.31 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
A cooperative learning strategy that allows students to share ideas with a number of classmates, one at a time.
Tell Me>Planning and Organization>Cooperative Learning Strategies>Inside-Outside Circle

Jigsaw 95.17 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
A cooperative learning strategy that allows each student in a "home" group to become an expert in an "expert" group, then share that expertise with the "home" group.
Tell Me>Planning and Organization>Cooperative Learning Strategies> Jigsaw

Key Messages for Teachers and Students 30.98 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
The key messages are the fundamental ideas that underlie all the approaches, strategies, and tools described in this module and in A Guide to Effective Literacy Instruction, Grades 4 to 6: A Multivolume Resource from the Ministry of Education (2005).
Overview>Cooperative Learning

KWL Chart 22.19 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
An example of a chart used to record what students know about a topic, what they want to know, and then what they have learned.
Tell Me>Assessment>When to Assess>Before

Learning Log 20.01 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
This learning log encourages students to retell, relate, and reflect as they record their thinking on a specific topic.
Tell Me>Assessment>When to Assess>After

Lesson Plan for Jigsaw Activity 45.90 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
This lesson plan outlines the planning and teaching required to help students learn to use the jigsaw strategy.
Show Me>Jigsaw Activity>Getting Started

Listening to and Learning from My Peers (Anchor Chart) 30.55 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
This anchor chart lists effective behaviours and appropriate words that students use when they listen to and learn from their peers.
Tell Me>Planning and Organization>Planning the Lesson

Look and Sound of Successful Groups (T-Chart) 25.50 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
Once students have completed this T-Chart they can use it as an anchor chart to remind them of what successful group work looks like and sounds like.
Tell Me>Instruction>Getting Started

Place Mat 36.04 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
A cooperative learning strategy that allows students to think about, record, and share their ideas.
Tell Me>Planning and Organization>Cooperative Learning Strategies> Place Mat

Reflection Sheet for Group Skills 37.84 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
Students use this reflection sheet to rate their learning skills on a scale of 1 to 4 during cooperative activities.
Tell Me>Assessment>When to Assess>After

Student Attitude Survey 30.68 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
This survey encourages students to reflect on themselves as literacy learners and to rank themselves on a scale of 1 to 3.
Tell Me>Assessment>When to Assess>Before

Suggested Lessons for Group Work 28.17 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
This list provides some topics teachers may use to teach group work skills.
Tell Me>Planning and Organization>Planning the Lesson

Think-Pair-Share 104.07 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
A cooperative learning strategy that allows students to think individually, talk to a partner, then share their ideas with the large group.
Tell Me>Planning and Organization>Cooperative Learning Strategies>Think-Pair-Share

Three-Step Interview 40.19 Kb
Active Learning – Cooperative Learning
A cooperative learning strategy that encourages students to share their thinking, ask questions, and take notes. It works best with three students per group.
Tell Me>Planning and Organization>Cooperative Learning Strategies>3-Step Interview


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