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  1. Collaborative Group Work

  2. Collaborative Group Essential Questions How can collaborative group work support students with diverse strengths and needs? How can group work increase rigor and support? What are some key strategies to consider when implementing group work?

  3. Academic Benefits • Increases engagement with learning • deepens understanding • allows flexible understanding • provides support for learning

  4. Academic Benefits • Can find misconceptions • Reveal strengths and weaknesses • Provides a means for remediation • Evaluates progress

  5. Cultural Benefits • generates group solutions for difficult questions • cultivates mutual responsibility • promotes positive academic behavior

  6. Personal Benefits Students are able to: Gender a Commitment for Success Experiment with new understandings Value mistakes as rich opportunities for learning

  7. Teacher Strategies Refer to blue booklet on Collaborative Group Work Teach students how to work in groups –p. 3 Favorite Strategies – p. 4 Tricks for shaping effective groups –p. 8 Suggestions for enough structure –p. 9 Accountability measure –p. 9 Methods for differentiating group work-p.11 Formative Assessment tool –p. 11 Noise Comfort level – p. 12 Reflections – p. 12

  8. Collaborative Group Work and the 21st Century Skills http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uv08Yq-SZWo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09g7im3Ag10&feature=PlayList&p=109927F01CF3F60F&index=0&playnext=1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whTwjG4ZIJg&feature=pyv&ad=2137790359

  9. Rigor RedefinedThe Road to 21st Century Learning Please refer to the article below http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/oct08/vol66/num02/Rigor_Redefined.aspx

  10. How We Teach We don’t cover material, we uncover solutions.

  11. What We Teach Our students know what to do, when they don’t know what do.

  12. How We Lead We treat our students as partners and not subordinates.

  13. How We Think Questions are more important than answers .Our Students interpret, and connect, evaluate and justify and learn to think on their own.

  14. How We Collaborate Working together sets up apart. Our size and emphasis on teamwork and collaboration help foster a safe and supportive environment.

  15. Where We Teach Our school is a network. Everybody is a part of the network. Every connection is vital. Our network is both flexible and supportive, and extends beyond our campus into our homes and communities.

  16. Where do we begin with 21st Century Skills? There are seven survival skills students need to thrive in the new world of work.

  17. Seven Survival Skills • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving • Collaboration and Leadership • Agility and Adaptability • Initiative and Entrepreneurialism • Effective Oral and Written Communication • Accessing and Analyzing Information • Curiosity and Imagination

  18. Exit Ticket • Write a paragraph about another set of standards or strategies from your school or district that could correlate with the instructional strategies. • Correlate the instructional strategies with the 21st century skills (outcomes). • Email to Dorcas by Monday, Sept 14 mdgreen77@embarqmail.com