Archive for the ‘collaboration’ Category

Read “Collaboration” Creates Mediocrity Not Excellence, According to Science at https://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/collaboration-creates-mediocrity-not-excellence-according-to-science.html to consider the possible flipside of the positive outcomes of collaboration

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Teaching soft skills to today’s students is essential.  Collaboration is part of such skills.  Find some great tools here at http://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/01/11/collaboration-tools-classroom/?ps=cbroady0%40georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec

Teaching soft skills like the ability to effectively collaborate is one of the most important tasks in education.  Here are some ways to incorporate it in your classroom:  https://www.weareteachers.com/8-fun-ways-to-help-your-students-collaborate-in-the-classroom/

Check out this new tool at http://www.emergingedtech.com/2016/11/slack-a-powerful-private-free-team-tool-that-educators-are-adopting/

Found at David Deeds:  http://teachthought.com/critical-thinking/10-team-building-games-that-promote-critical-thinking/

Read “Teaching Strategies: Peer and Collaborative Learning” at http://blog.cengage.com/teaching-strategies-peer-collaborative-learning/?channel=Eloqua&elq_mid=14867&elq_cid=603381 for practical ideas