A teacher at St. Elizabeth Seton School in Calgary structures her class so her students have many opportunities to work collaboratively.
- Collaboration provides opportunities for students to think more deeply about their learning.
- Through discussion and collaboration, students are not only engaged, but also build confidence.
- Students are provided with many opportunities to practice, and to apply skills and strategies.
- Consider where student collaboration would be appropriate in an upcoming lesson. What skills might your students need in order to collaborate successfully?