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Kansas ASCD Record, 1990
The articles in this volume are written primarily by classroom teachers who share their experiences and offer practical examples of cooperative learning activities. Lesson and unit plans, games, group projects, samples of student work, worksheets, and evaluation forms are included, as well as cooperative learning activities for several grade…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Cooperative Learning, Educational Games
Kansas ASCD Record, 1990
This thematic issue is made up of papers by practicing administrators and university personnel on the topic of cooperative learning. The following articles are included: (1) "The Cooperative Learning Environment: Restructuring without Rebuilding" (Harvey C. Foyle and Lawrence Lyman); (2) "The Role of the Administrator When Adopting Cooperative…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Cooperative Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Wagner, June G. – Keying In, 2002
The feature story in this issue, "Managing the Collaborative Learning Environment," focuses on the growing emphasis on teamwork in the workplace. It discusses how the concept of empowering employees in the workplace is evolving and the benefits--faster decision making, lower costs and absenteeism, higher productivity and quality, and…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cooperation, Cooperative Learning, Education Work Relationship
Edwards, Virginia B., Ed. – Education Week, 2002
This edition of "Education Week" highlights the report "Quality Counts 2002: Building Blocks for Success," which examines what states are doing to provide early learning experiences for young children; to ensure that those experiences are of high quality; to prepare and pay early childhood educators adequately; and to measure…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Educational Quality
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Lockwood, Anne Turnbaugh – National Center on Effective Secondary Schools Resource Bulletin, 1988
This resource bulletin focuses on Student Team Learning and Learning Together as practiced in secondary schools. Student Team Learning involves both cooperation and competition. It emphasizes the three ideas of cooperative activity structure (success in the task requires contributions from all members); cooperative reward structure (group members…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Group Dynamics, Interpersonal Communication, Learning Strategies
Bowker Annual Library and Book Trade Almanac, 2003
Includes seven lists of cooperative library organizations; national libraries and information industry associations in the United States and Canada; state, provincial, and regional library associations in the United States and Canada; state and provincial library agencies; state school library media associations; international library…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Consortia, Foreign Countries, International Organizations
Stasz, Cathleen – Centerfocus, 1994
Eight vocational and academic classes taught by four different teachers at three comprehensive high schools were studied to identify classroom practices that facilitate teaching and learning generic skills. The teachers studied had a mix of instructional goals for students, including subject matter knowledge and skills, complex reasoning skills…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Classroom Design, Classroom Techniques, Educational Environment
Johnson, David W.; Johnson, Roger T. – Curriculum Report, 1984
In cooperative learning, as opposed to competitive and individualistic learning, students work together to accomplish shared goals. It is the most important of the three types of learning, but least used. Research indicates students will learn more, like school better, like each other better, and learn more effective social skills when cooperative…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Classroom Techniques, Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education
Fehring, Heather – 1987
Part of the Australian "Reading Around Series," this document offers a set of guidelines for fostering cooperative learning in a language arts classroom. The problems with competitive and/or individual learning, and the reasoning behind cooperative learning, are presented in the first section of the document. The second section outlines…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Competition, Cooperation
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Miller, Phyllis, Ed. – Mensa Research Journal, 2002
This journal presents four articles on gifted adolescents. The first is "Gifted and Gay: A Study of the Adolescent Experience" (Jean Sunde Peterson and Heather Rischar). This paper reports on a retrospective study of the experiences of 18 gay, lesbian, or bisexual young adults with high ability, finding themes of danger, isolation, depression, and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Bisexuality, Competition, Cooperative Learning
Kulik, Barbara J., Ed. – Journal of the Council for Exceptional Children, 2001
These journal articles, which address the education of students with physical disabilities, include the following: (1) an interview with Jim Silcock, a Joan Wald Bacon Award Recipient for 2000; (2) Students with Orthopedic Impairments in the General Education Classroom: A Survey of Teacher Roles and Responsibilities (Alison M. Stafford and…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Cerebral Palsy, Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education
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Shwalb, B. J., Ed.; Shwalb, D. W., Ed. – International Journal of Educational Research, 1995
The nine chapters of this theme issue show how, in diverse cultural settings, cooperative learning methods enhance learning and reduce frictions among learners. A second goal of these papers is to indicate how cooperative learning fits or doesn't fit in several societies. (SLD)
Descriptors: Context Effect, Cooperative Learning, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
Parker, Ruth – OSSC Bulletin, 1984
In contrast to the recent back-to-basics movement, which emphasizes rote-learning and the acquisition of mechanistic skills, small-group cooperative learning emphasizes the development of thinking and problem-solving skills. It also seeks to minimize student anxiety and competition by creating an environment in which students feel safe to make and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Change Strategies, Classroom Environment, Cooperation
Druian, Greg; And Others – 1987
This loose-leaf compendium, the first in a projected series of five, includes three types of brief research summaries: "topical synthesis,""close-ups," and "snapshots." The single topical synthesis, by Greg Druian and Jocelyn A. Butler is entitled "Effective Schooling Practices and At-Risk Youth: What the Research Shows." Close-ups consist of…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Grouping (Instructional Purposes)
Halsted, Alice L. – Midpoints, 1997
This article presents samples of imaginative programs that meld the fundamentals of the service learning methodology with individual learning and behavioral goals at the middle school level. The paper is divided into: (1) "What Do We Mean by Service Learning?"; (2) "The Fit between Service Learning and the Developmental Needs of Young…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Critical Thinking, Decision Making
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