How to foster effective student collaboration

01/1/2013 | Edutopia.org

There are several steps that teachers can take to foster the type of student collaboration that leads to deeper learning, writes Rebecca Alber, consulting online editor at Edutopia. In this blog post, she suggests establishing group agreements, teaching students to listen and ask good questions, and showing teachers how to negotiate with each other. Teachers also should model skills, such as listening and negotiation, she writes.

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