Tag Archives: Collaboration

Furniture in the Collaborative Classroom: Desks with wheels may be overrated

I loved the idea of desks with wheels. My lessons usually involve some combination of partner work, small-group work, whole-class discussion, inner circle/outer circle discussions, independent work. Movable desks seemed to make sense for this kind of collaborative practice. And … Continue reading

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Reflections on Co-Teaching

I get to co-teach for the first time in my professional life as an educator in my new position at the International School of Düsseldorf. And. I. Love. It. I work with other educators in sciences, math, and humanities to … Continue reading

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When we say “collaboration,” are we talking about the same thing?

I keep hearing people talking about their collaboration — on Twitter with their PLN and in Professor Learning Communities (PLCs). I’m beginning to wonder if we’re all talking about the same thing when we say “collaboration.” After all, collaboration is … Continue reading

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Collaboration on the Web

How do teachers use technology to collaborate with each other in and out of the classroom? How do teachers use the Internet make connections and share ideas in meaningful ways? (And do they really do this?) Here are a few … Continue reading

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