This article gives a brief list for ways to incorporate best practices on collaborative learning into your classroom.
Sam and Eva by Debbie Ridpath Ohi
Harold and the Purple Crayon meets Tom and Jerry in this sweet and funny picture book about a boy and girl who must balance their creativity and figure out how to cooperate after their drawings come to life.
Going Places by Paul A. Reynolds; Peter H. Reynolds
A go-cart contest inspires imagination to take flight in this picture book for creators of all ages. This sublime celebration of creative spirit and thinking outside the box--both figuratively and literally--is ideal for early learners, recent grads, and everyone in between.
Based on the true story of the Urban Art Trail in San Diego, California Maybe Something Beautiful reveals how art can inspire transformation--and how even the smallest artists can accomplish something big. Pick up a paintbrush and join the celebration!
Why Am I Me? by Paige Britt; Sean Qualls; Selina Alko
Presented as a poetic exchange between two characters -- who don't realize they are thinking and asking the very same questions -- this beautiful celebration of our humanity and diversity invites readers of all ages to imagine a world where there is no you or me, only we.
Grade 7 students use a small group cooperative learning protocol to solving a math investigation. This protocol could be used in any group project that requires group problem solving. It also shows the teacher talking about assessing collaboration.
Quizlet Live is a free in-class game where students work in teams to learn study sets on Quizlet. Teams work together to correctly match the terms and definitions in a study set. The first team to match all of their terms and definitions wins!