Read articles that define and explain how to use cooperative learning strategies in the classroom. Includes cooperative learning lesson plans for a variety of subjects and grade levels. There are links to eThemes Resources Teaching Tips: Cooperative Learning for High School, Teaching Tips: Cooperative Problem Solving Tasks, and Teaching Tips: Team Building Activities for Elementary Students.
A Guide to Cooperative Learning
Learn about the basic elements of cooperative learning, helpful tips, and the structure of cooperative learning activities such as: think-pair-share, three-step interview, roundtable, numbered heads together, pairs check, send a problem and jigsaw.
Cooperative Learning Teaching Strategies
Learn more about cooperative learning strategies you can use in the classroom, including: jigsaw; numbered heads together; and think, pair, share.
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Instructional Strategies Online: Cooperative Learning
Learn more out cooperative learning, its purpose, how you can do it, how it can be adapted, assessment and evaluation considerations and teach resources.
Laura Candler's Cooperative Learning Resources
This resource includes cooperative learning pages, and free cooperative learning printables.
Cooperative Learning: Classroom Organization
Learn more about how to organize your classroom for cooperative learning. Includes information on working in small groups; group size; cooperative learning strategies; learning role cards; and role of carers in the classroom.
This is a lesson plan for teaching poetry using cooperative learning strategies.
This lesson is designed to help improve relations among students though get-to-know-you activities.
Direct Instruction Strategies and Cooperative Learning Models
This page discusses elements of cooperative learning and direct instruction, and also lists several ideas for class activities.
A to Z Teachers' Stuff: Teamwork
What does it mean to be a team? In this lesson plan, students can learn to define teamwork and work together in groups. NOTE: The site includes ads.
A to Z Teachers' Stuff: Group Cooperation
This is an activity for younger students to encourage communication and positive socialization.
Let's Get Physical!
These warm up activities involve movement and language to encourage a class to work together as a group.
eThemes Resource: Teaching Tips: Cooperative Learning for High School
These sites are about using technology to enhance cooperative learning for secondary classrooms. Read articles that define and explain how to use cooperative learning, design projects, and make effective groups. Included are eThemes resources on using Wikis, online journals, and blogs.
eThemes Resource: Teaching Tips: Cooperative Problem Solving Tasks
Problem solving can be fun. Explore the following activities where kids are encourage to think creatively, share thoughts and opinions, create, discuss and solve problems, and than draw conclusions. Includes science, mathematical, logical, and environmental games and activities.
eThemes Resource: Teaching Tips: Team Building Activities for Elementary Students
Here are suggestions for games, activities, and lesson plans to encourage team building among elementary school students. There are indoor and outdoor activities, and cross-curricular lesson ideas. Many of these activities can be adapted for different age groups. Included are eThemes resources on cooperative learning and cooperative problem solving.