Cooperative Learning


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What keeps cooperative learning from  

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Tips for Grading Cooperative Learning Lessons

Almost every job or career involves working with others, and cooperative learning lessons are perfect for helping kids develop necessary social skills. However,  

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Math Games Make Learning Fun!

Spring is the perfect time to use math games with your students. Either you are finished with testing and the kids are restless, or you still have testing ahead of  

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The Core of Effective Discussions

With the attention given to the Common Core Informational Text and Literacy Standards, it’s easy to overlook the other ELA standards, especially the Speaking and Listening Standard. But  

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Fun Games for Learning the 50 States

How well do you know your states and capitals? I’ll be the first to admit that my knowledge gets rusty if I  

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Cooperative Learning – More Than Group Work

Did you know that there’s a difference between cooperative learning and group work? You might have thought those two terms were synonymous,  

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Gifts for Santa’s Scientists

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Weathering, Erosion, or Deposition?

Science is one of my favorite subjects, and I’ve always been interested in geology and landforms. I remember hiking through the White  

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Teaching with Dry Erase Boards

Free Tips and Strategies plus a Giveaway!

Monday, August 21st News Flash! The contest described in this blog post is now over and the  

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Drama Circles: Cooperative Learning FUN!

Guest blog post by Jen Runde

Have you ever done Drama Circles with your students?  For this activity, students are assembled in a circle  

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Easter Egg Showdown Review Game

Studying with a Buddy Makes Test Prep Fun!

Buddy Test Prep Freebie

I’ve never been one to spend months teaching test prep strategies, but I also feel we’re doing kids a disservice  

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