SCHOOLS AS COLLABORATIVE LEARNING COMMUNITIES

© Julie Boyd 2010  (updated from an original 1993 article) For full article including diagrams click here: SCHOOLS AS COLLABORATIVE LEARNING COMMUNITIES 2010 Taken individually, each concept in the phrase “collaborative learning community” has incredible power and together, there is a synergy, a revolutionary force that we are only just beginning to recognize in schools. […]

The Future of Cooperative Learning

The Future of Cooperative Learning In a time of accelerated and massive change, when conventional resources are quickly being depleted, cooperative effort is needed to navigate the “rapids of change.” ABSTRACT The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation. Bertrand Russell Cooperative Learning is one of the best researched fields of classroom based practice […]

Students Using Technology Effectively

This is what Australian Education used to be about – students as co-developers of their own learning. What’s happened in the past decade here is shameful. http://www.nmsa.org/Publications/MiddleGround/Articles/August2008/Article1/tabid/1704/Default.aspx In his article “The Digital Learning Farm” Alan November describes six jobs that outline creative ways that your students can make valuable contributions to their learning community.Tutorial Designers […]