Martin Howcroft

Martin Howcroft

Martin Howcroft
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Corkboard Connections: Cooperative Learning - More Than Group Work - Learn the difference between cooperative learning and group work, as well as strategies for fostering effective team discussions.

Corkboard Connections: Cooperative Learning - More Than Group Work - Learn the difference between cooperative learning and group work, as well as strategies for fostering effective team discussions. (I like the "talking sticks" discussions!

Choose a desired behavior and write it on the board. Select a stick, but don't reveal the name to the class. Throughout the lesson, periodically monitor the named student for the desired behavior. If he achieves the goal behavior, reveal his identity and reward him with a special classroom incentive. If the named student doesn't demonstrate the behavior, do not name the student, tell the class that there was not a winner this time. Choose another mystery student and repeat the process.

Choose a desired behavior and write it on the board. Select a stick, but don't reveal the name to the class. Throughout the lesson, periodically monitor the named student for the desired behavior.

Students pick a stick from the “I’m Done” cup and work on an activity when they are finished with their work. Teachers can range the activities depending on the grade.

This could be adapted to suit my class! (via Team V’s First Grade Fun: “I’m Done” Cups) Students pick a stick from the “I’m Done” cup and work on an activity when they are finished with their work. Teachers can range the activities depending on the grade.

A teacher who just gets it! She had a child with ASD in her class and realized that a strategy for that child benefited ALL the children. Now every parent requests her based on her research.

A teacher who just gets it! She had a child with ASD in her class and realized that a strategy for that child benefited ALL the children. Now every parent requests her based on her research.---I want ball chairs for my classroom so badly!