Tips to help teachers encourage student collaboration

01/17/2014 | Edutopia.org

The Common Core State Standards prioritize group work and collaboration, Rebecca Alber of Edutopia writes. In this blog post, she shares fun ways to group students, as well as activities that can teach students to listen to their partners. And, because the common core also requires that students learn to persuade others, Alber suggests ways that teachers can integrate rhetorical questions, reasoning and emotive language in lessons.

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