ERIC Number: EJ819339
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov
Reference Count: 11
Joint Productive Activity: Collaboration that Builds New Understandings
Yamauchi, Lois A.; Kuwahara, Rheta H.
Young Children, v63 n6 p34-38 Nov 2008
"Joint productive activity" (JPA) is a research-based strategy for effective teaching and learning. JPA fosters social and cognitive development among young learners. In this article, the authors describe JPA, connect the research to practice, and discuss how they use JPA at their early childhood center.
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Cognitive Development, Cooperation, Social Development, Cooperative Learning, Young Children, Teaching Methods, Interpersonal Relationship, Group Activities
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
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