Collaborative learning is when a group of people attempts to learn something together. But collaborative learning is generally explained as groups of students working together to understand a specific concept and finding a solution. 451 more words
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Teachers are leaders. As leaders, they must reckon with the Laws of Combat: Prioritize and Execute, Cover and Move, Simple, and Decentralize Command. If a teacher is going to do these things in a formal leadership role, then the teacher has to be able to take a step back while students are learning and detach, observe, and be the strategic genius. 1,527 more words
If teaching and learning is the raison d’etre of everything else, empowering teachers through professional development must be given top priority.
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Essential to a healthy diaologism in the classroom is the need to foster student voice. Students need time to explore their ideas, formulate and reformulate thoughts and sharpen their understandings in their own words. 1,041 more words
Constructivist Learning Theory emphasises the value of Group Work in the Classroom. As Vygotsky has highlighted, learning is first social before it becomes internalised. In other words the more opportunities students have to discuss and work through any content, the greater the opportunity to internalise that content. 1,140 more words