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Q and A Match-Up: A Cooperative Learning Strategy (Post 2 of 5) Cooperative Learning Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Collaborative Strategies, Avid Strategies, Cooperative Games, Teaching Skills, Teaching Methods

Q and A Match-Up: A Cooperative Learning Strategy (Post 2 of 5) • Teacher Thrive

In my first post of this 5-part series, I talked about using Expert Groups as a cooperative learning strategy in your classroom. Today I am going to outline the use of what I have termed “Q&A Match-Up.” I first saw this strategy used by one of my student teachers as a review activity before a […]

The School Potato: build a giant web of yarn to help students learn team work. This leads into a great discussion about how we're stronger when we work all together. Back To School Activities, Work Activities, Teaching Activities, School Ideas, 1st Day Of School, Beginning Of The School Year, Cooperative Learning, Student Learning, Team Building Icebreakers

The School Potato

The School Potato: build a giant web of yarn to help students learn team work. This leads into a great discussion about how we're stronger when we work all together.

Cooperative learning strategies are made even easier when you have Team Tubs in your classroom. Learn how to make these creative kits with some basic school supplies. Co Teaching, Teaching Supplies, Teaching History, Teaching Activities, Learning Resources, Teacher Resources, School Supplies, Team Activities, Teaching Ideas

Get Organized with Team Tubs

Cooperative learning strategies are made even easier when you have Team Tubs in your classroom. Learn how to make these creative kits with some basic school supplies.

Vision Task Effective Instructional Practices: Think-pair-share is an easy, simple cooperative learning strategy that quickly adds more student engagement to a lesson. I use this a lot when teaching and find it very effective. Cooperative Learning Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Formative Assessment Strategies, Avid Strategies, Assessment For Learning, Thinking Strategies, Learning Methods, Instructional Coaching

In Praise of Think-Pair-Share | Cult of Pedagogy

In Praise of Think-Pair-Share: Click the image above to go to our 16-minute podcast about the benefits of this strategy and some tips for making the most of it.

Tips for Grading Cooperative Learning Lessons - Team project evaluation freebie included! Co Teaching, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Science, Learning Resources, Teacher Resources, Teaching Ideas, Leadership Activities, Group Activities, Classroom Organization

Tips for Grading Cooperative Learning Lessons

Tips for Grading Cooperative Learning Lessons - Team project evaluation freebie included!

Management strategy... Totally trying this idea this year. Each table has a red, yellow and green cup. Switch the cup to yellow if the group is being too loud... Cooperative Learning Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tools, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Science, Cooperative Games, Student Teaching, Organization And Management, Classroom Organization

Cooperative Learning Management Strategy

Management strategy... Totally trying this idea this year. Each table has a red, yellow and green cup. Switch the cup to yellow if the group is being too loud...

Small group problem solving: "You have 2 minutes to devise a method to suspend/hold as many marshmallows above the ground as possible." Pts awarded for creativity, building design, and number of marshmallow's successfully suspended. Construction Materials Team Building Activities, Group Activities, Feelings Activities, Beginning Of School, First Day Of School, Sunday School, Middle School, Team Builders, Team Challenges

Small group problem solving: "You have 2 minutes to devise a method to suspend/hold as many marshmallows above the ground as possible." Pts awarded for creativity, building design, and number of marshmallow's successfully suspended. Construction Materials

Learn how to use Showdown, an interactive cooperative learning strategy kids lov. Cooperative Learning Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Math, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Learning Apps, Elementary Teaching, Maths, Elementary Schools

Show What You Know!

Learn how to use Showdown, an interactive cooperative learning strategy kids love for review and practice!

Building a classroom community is very important and is an indicator of success. Icebreakers and other activities are important to implement during the first days of a new school year. It is important for all students to feel welcome and a part of their s First Day Of School Activities, 1st Day Of School, Beginning Of School, Back To School, School Stuff, Middle School, Team Building Activities, Classroom Activities, Classroom Ideas

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Building a classroom community is very important and is an indicator of success. Icebreakers and other activities are important to implement during the first days of a new school year. It is important for all students to feel welcome and a part of their small community which actually a part of an even bigger one. Feeling comfortable will help create resilient learners that have confidence in sharing their ideas without fear of being judged.

Color-Coded Supply Organization - great for cooperative learning teams that share a supply box! Social Studies Classroom, Classroom Community, Classroom Setup, School Classroom, Classroom Activities, Future Classroom, Teachers Toolbox, Teachers Corner, Teacher Tools

A Bright Idea: Color-Coded Supply Organization!

Color-Coded Supply Organization - great for cooperative learning teams that share a supply box!

Small group problem solving: "You have 2 minutes to devise a method to suspend/hold as many marshmallows above the ground as possible." Pts awarded for creativity, building design, and number of marshmallow's successfully suspended. Construction Materials 5' length of string 1 bag of large marshmallows 10 rubber bands 5 straws 10 toothpicks Team Building Activities, Group Activities, Feelings Activities, Beginning Of School, First Day Of School, Sunday School, Middle School, Team Builders, Team Challenges

Small group problem solving: "You have 2 minutes to devise a method to suspend/hold as many marshmallows above the ground as possible." Pts awarded for creativity, building design, and number of marshmallow's successfully suspended. Construction Materials 5' length of string 1 bag of large marshmallows 10 rubber bands 5 straws 10 toothpicks

Be a "four star participant" - excellent tool to use during small group instruction! Freebies and ideas on setting up close reading in your classroom too! would work for your rubric system! Teaching Strategies, Teaching Reading, Teaching Resources, Partner Reading, Learning Skills, Instructional Strategies, Guided Reading, Human Resources, Motor Skills

Let’s Have a Close Talk FREEBIES (Chapter 7!)

be a "four star participant" - excellent tool to use during small group instruction!

Back-to-School Teambuilding Activity:  Teams race to build the highest tower using spaghetti and marshmallows. When the time is up  (10 mins) discuss what made teams successful. Team Building Activities, Stem Activities, Classroom Activities, Building Games, Classroom Ideas, Feelings Activities, Building Ideas, Building Materials, Classroom Management

Spaghetti, Marshmallows, and COOPERATION!

Back-to-School Teambuilding Activity: Teams race to build the highest tower using spaghetti and marshmallows. When the time is up (10 mins) discuss what made teams successful.