The High Impact Teaching Strategies (HITS) documents recommend collaborative learning, metacognitive strategies, and differentiated teaching as part of their ten research and evidence based inclusive teaching and learning approaches. Cooperative Learning strategies include the former three elements and encourage EAL students to become increasingly confident in participating actively in our classrooms.
We are preparing our students for jobs that may not yet exist. In today’s world, emotional intelligence and team work are highly sought after by employers. Cooperative learning strategies prepare our students to learn skills that will help them to work and contribute within a team.
This course will explore how to prepare our students to approach cooperative learning with a positive mindset. We will investigate effective strategies that create inclusion, active participation, and using higher order thinking skills.
This online course will allow you to:
RECHECK your mindsets about student engagement.
REVISIT existing knowledge about Cooperative Learning.
REFLECT how to use these strategies in various curriculum areas.
Course approach: Self paced.
Course length: Approximately 90 minutes.
This online course is suitable for professionals working in Catholic, Government, and Independent Primary or Secondary schools:
- Early years educators
- Classroom teachers
- Specialist teachers
- Education Support Officers
- Pre-service, Graduates and Relief teachers
What you need for this online course:
- Access to a laptop/notebook or desktop device with internet connectivity and headphones.
- Relevant resources from downloadable links provided.