There are many strategies that rely on effective use of Collaboration skills. Defining and building a framework for Collaboration, and implementing a guide and a Coaching Chart all create a context for students to work with others that intentionally teach, coach, and assess Collaboration.
Below is a list of various strategies and tools that when used within this intentional context, the learning experiences can be deeper and more productive. Students are no longer going through the motions of an activity. They are empowered to monitor and support the success of the learning experiences.
Explore these curated strategies and resources by category, using the links below.
|Communication for Collaboration||Feedback Protocols|
|Deeper Thinking & Reflection||Reading for Understanding Protocols|
- School Reform Initiative
Provides a wide range of protocols that can be adapted for use in classrooms, staff meetings, professional learning communities, and staff development topics. Review this list.
- Artful Thinking
Uses visuals to support thinking processes. There are many non-traditional approaches to making sense and building understanding from the list.
- Visible Thinking
Project Zero has a wealth of ideas and strategies to support reflection and thinking, such as collaboration.