ERIC Number: ED348535
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Ideas for Teacher Collaboration. What Happens When Teachers Collaborate?
Beeken, Lois A.; And Others
NCRVE Professional Development Bulletin, v1 n1 Sep 1992
Research reports show that in many schools, teachers are isolated and have little chance for professional collaboration with fellow teachers. However, research also demonstrates that when teachers collaborate, instruction improves. Seven examples of teacher collaboration throughout the United States show how collaboration can be implemented and how it can be beneficial: (1) a memo board in the teachers' workroom; (2) voluntary teacher-student "conversations"; (3) common planning times; (4) summer teacher internships; (5) paraprofessionals assuming nonteaching responsibilities to free teachers for collaboration; (6) English and business collaboration in desktop publishing of student newsletters; and (7) a summer workshop to upgrade vocational subjects with applied academics. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Berkeley, CA.