What is a collaborative classroom?
Collaborative classrooms change the role of students and teachers and the way they interact in the classroom A comprehensive analysis of the collaborative classroom including the four general characteristics of these classrooms. United States
Classroom strategies for encouraging collaborative discussion
Collaborative talk in the classrooms allows children to demonstrate their unique qualities and, at the same time develops a classroom community that transcends cultural and linguistic differences. United States
An overview of cooperative learning
A cooperative classroom ethic emphasises overall community building, open communication about differences and classroom practices, and reciprocal helping relationships. Meaningful content in cooperative classrooms is critical for the success of all students. United States
Cooperative learning values and culturally plural classrooms
The focus of this paper is on the use of cooperative learning to promote a culturally plural society within a school or service. Topics covered include Independence and values, the nature of cooperative learning and the elements of effective cooperation. United States
Collaboration in the classroom: A rating scale
The tool will help teachers understand the effect of their teaching style on classroom collaboration and cooperative learning. Canada
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