In a previous post, I mentioned that I demonstrated the value of cooperative learning with a class activity. I like to tell the students that we are taking a trip to the moon, but in reality it’s a team building exercise. Continue reading
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The question is, “What do students get out of participating in the High Impact Practice of Cooperative Learning?” Before getting to the survey results, let’s set the stage.
The final capstone of Teaching Methods 2.0 challenged me to analyze a negative situation in my classroom and develop a vision of the desired future reality, then implement an intervention. Continue reading
PRACTICE MAN! PRACTICE!
The same thing can be said about learning something new. In order to get good at most things it takes a certain amount of practice. That’s why I provide students with comprehensive constructive feedback on their assignments, and an opportunity to improve their performance prior to periodic quizzes or exams.