6 edition of Computer Activities for the Cooperative Classroom found in the catalog.
by Pembroke Pub Ltd
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Get this from a library! 61 cooperative learning activities for computer classrooms. [Rachel Anderson; Keith Humphrey; J. Weston Walch (Firm)] -- This is a collection of 61 different computer activities for a middle-school computer program for use in the classroom. There are exciting and challenging activities that require the students to work. The unique feature of this book is that in each of the 19 lessons, teachers learn about cooperative learning by taking part in cooperative activities. Cooperative learning is the instructional strategy and the curriculum are one.
Kagan is the author of the book Cooperative Learning, and readily admits that he favors collaboration over competition. One of the benefits Dr. Kagan notes in an article on cooperative learning is that students have more opportunities for self-knowledge and self-realization when they work in groups. Jan 6, - Building classroom community is something you have to do all year long, not just in the first few weeks of school. Here are some of my favorite cooperative learning games that are quick and easy to .
Cooperative Learning is about structuring lesson activities to encourage pupils to work collaboratively in pairs or small groups to support each other to improve their learning. This inclusive approach to teaching is very much in tune with current initiatives such as Every Child Matters and Excellence and Enjoyment and the focus on learning styles.5/5(3). 1. Jigsaw - Groups with five students are set up. Each group member is assigned some unique material to learn and then to teach to his group members. To help in the learning students across the class working on the same sub-section get together to decide what is important and how to teach it.
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[Linda M Schwartz; Kathlene Willing] -- Grade level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, e, k, p, i, t. David and Roger Johnson and Edythe Holubec. The foundation for using cooperative learning in your classroom.
The book covers the nature of cooperative learning, the essential components that make it work, the teacher's role, the structuring of positive interdependence and individual accountability, teaching students social skills, group processing, and forming teacher colleagial support groups.
Cooperative classroom games differ from competitive games, as games (e.g. basketball, soccer) tend to focus on winning or losing, while cooperative games do not have to have a sole winner, as the objective is for all teams to succeed.
Competitive games sometimes result in poor self-esteem for students who are on the losing end, and not all. Computer Activities for the Cooperative Classroom will be an excellent resource for all elementary teachers since anyone can use the activities and everyone, as the authors note, is expected to embrace current trends.
This activity book is highly recommended. This was a great book for someone who needs to learn about cooperative learning for the first time. It breaks everything down and gives you a basic overview of the why's and how's of implementing. As a teacher who already had the basics I was disappointed in the book because I was hoping for some new adaptations and felt it was low on actual Cited by: 5.
Specifically speaking, cooperative learning refers to the classroom instruction that involves students working in small groups to achieve same goals and optimize their own and each other's Author: Stephen J Hall. This book offers an overview of the cooperative learning process, including its rationale, research base, value, and practical considerations, with an emphasis on two key characteristics: cooperative learning's ability to create communities within classrooms, and well-structured, sequenced assignments which allow students to internalize by: Cooperative Learning Cooperative learning is a type of learning in which students are divided into sub-groups of students that work together to achieve a certain educational result.
such as the skill builders described in the book by Cohen () and in the Using cooperative learning in the classroom has consequences for the teacher. presentations, pronunciation exercises/activities, and computer software. The CL classroom was arranged in a way that facilitated the circulation of different groups and group members, with desks clustered together and adequate space between groups of Size: KB.
Cooperative learning works well when it is a part of the culture of a classroom, and when students are familiar with working together and know what is expected of them.
The following are some ideas for using cooperative groups in your classroom. Reading/English. Use cooperative groups during partner reading. This book is an accessible guide to implementing cooperative learning in the classroom.
It includes: "an explanation of the key factors that make cooperative learning work "a step-by-step approach to implementing cooperative learning in the classroom "advice on how to measure the effectiveness of cooperative learning. Ten NO PREP back to school read aloud activities. Perfect for the first and second week of school.
Each book includes: *A direction page*A visual chart that corresponds to the book*A simple post-reading writing/drawing activityThe Activities Are Based on the Following Books A Summary of Relevant Research on cooperative games; Clear directions to 50 active cooperative games for young children in addition to the games that are used in the core bullying prevention program; Tips for teachers including how to facilitate cooperative games and how to integrate cooperative play strategies throughout the school day.
This is a computer lab or classroom laptop activity that guides students through several sites, including the Brown Foundation andorganized around 1) background information, including Charles Hamilton Houston, 2) myths and truths, 3) cases combined to form the Brown case, 4) Thurgood Mars.
Have fun using these cooperative group activities to help students work together. These activities help foster cooperation and stimulate the flow of creativity. Students will. The book is much more than cooperative learning activities, but those have been the best takeaway from the book for me.
Another good book is Keys to the Classroom. It, again, is much more than cooperative learning activities but has a few good ones in there, too.
Cooperative Learning Activities. Cooperative learning can be a valuable component of any classroom. Appealing to all levels of students, these team and partner activities can help you guide. Cooperative learning is the structured, systematic instructional technique in which small groups work together to achieve a common goal (Slavin, ).
Cooperative learning strategies employ many of the following characteristics and strategies in the classroom: positive interdependence, face-to-face interaction, individual accountability, social.
Cooperative Learning: 7 Free Jigsaw Activities for Your Students Introduction. When it comes to cooperative learning techniques, I was surprised to learn that the jigsaw strategy has been used for over 30 years in the classroom. One Computer Classroom Lessons Links verified 4/2/ 25 Activities for the One Computer Classroom - prepared by Karen Cole; Best Practices of Technology Integration in Michigan - The lesson plans that you will find here have been written by practicing teachers and have been "kid tested" to work in the classroom.; But I Don't Have a Computer Lab!Now, everyone expects teachers to integrate engaging, educational and fun classroom activities using technology.
having students create book trailers is a great way to incorporate technology in the classroom and encourage reading. Thus, book trailer project is a great alternative to boring book report assignments, and can easily be done.Small-group cooperative learning provides an alternative to both traditional whole-class expository instruction and individual instruction systems.
The procedures described in this volume are realistic, practical strategies for using small groups in mathematics teaching and learning with methods applicable to all age levels, curriculum levels, and mathematical topic by: