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Collaborative Learning

The Global Search for Education: The Middle East

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.05.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"The need for 21st century human capital is creating new pressure on the existing education systems to be effective and fully capable of catering to ...

Perfectly Imperfect

Jennifer Brozost and Vimmi Shroff, | Posted 08.09.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Brozost and Vimmi Shroff,

The grouping of my daughter's peers was not "perfect" for her and that made the project challenging. My daughter had to call upon resources in herself that she might not have otherwise known existed... that of perseverance, overcoming frustration and working with peers that she found challenging.

The Global Search for Education: Japan

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.20.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

Many consider Japanese primary and junior secondary level education to be exceptional, yet Manabu Sato believes the quality of his country's senior secondary and higher education is questionable.

The Spirit of Collaboration Is Touching All of Our Lives

Don Tapscott | Posted 08.11.2013 | College
Don Tapscott

Collaboration is important not just because it's a better way to learn. The spirit of collaboration is penetrating every institution and all of our lives. So learning to collaborate is part of equipping yourself for innovation and life-long learning in an ever-changing networked economy.

Student-Centered, Student-Driven

Jessie Woolley-Wilson | Posted 03.01.2013 | TED Weekends
Jessie Woolley-Wilson

2013-02-27-tedprizepullHow do you measure individual learning progression when students are exclusively engaged in collective learning? If the group solved the problem collectively, how do you know which students could solve the problem on their own?

Making It a Team Effort: Students Learn to Collaborate

Lydia Dobyns | Posted 11.29.2012 | Education
Lydia Dobyns

Watching high school freshmen navigate a collaborative project for the first time is a delight, or should I say watching them cross the "finish line" is a source of pride for all involved. Think of it like teaching your child to ride a bike, only this is a tandem bike built for six.

What Can Educators Learn From Hackers? We Learn Better When Learning Together

Tara Lemmey | Posted 10.03.2012 | Education
Tara Lemmey

There is a growing body of research that suggests that learning as part of a group, be it in a hackerspace or a college study group, is much more effective, engaging, and efficient than learning on one's own.

Collaborative Learning

Jamer Hunt | Posted 07.24.2012 | Education
Jamer Hunt

We are in the midst of a slow, but insistent shift in how we teach, assess, and organize our classrooms. After centuries of fixating on the solitary student's singular progress, we are currently experiencing the rise of a radical emphasis on collaborative, team-based learning.

Educating for Democracy: Programs That Teach, Not Drill

Joel Shatzky | Posted 06.12.2011 | Education
Joel Shatzky

The WISE Individualized Senior Experience program gives teenage students intellectually challenging projects that enable them to develop a sense of independence.