2WHAKATAUKINau te rourou, naku te rourou ka ora te iwi. Le travail d’équipe est essentiel. En cas d’erreur, il permet d’accuser quelqu’un d’autre.
31. What do you understand by cooperative learning. 2 1. What do you understand by cooperative learning? 2. How can cooperative learning support your students in becoming more effective communicators in French?
4THINK PIGSF Positive interdependence Individual accountability Group reflectionSocial skillsFace-to-face interactions
5Positive interdependence All for one, one for allStudents succeed together or fail togetherInclusion The curriculum is non-sexist, non-racist, and non-discriminatory; it ensures that students’ identities, languages, abilities, and talents are recognised and affirmed and that their learning needs are addressed. (NZ curriculum principles)
6Individual accountability Each member is responsible for:Achieving the group goalTheir own learningThe learning of everyone in the group
7How can the teacher ensure individual accountability? Individuals or groups know they can be asked to explain, clarify, and report to the teacher, other groups, or the class at any time.
8Group reflection Reflecting Evaluating Goal setting Academic AND socialLearning to learnThe curriculum encourages all students to reflect on their own learning processes and to learn how to learn. (NZ curriculum)
10Face-to-face interactions Maximise talking timeDevelop communication skillsMaori-preferred practice (Bishop and co)Collaborating and co-constructing – ka hikitia
11GROUPING Student led Teacher led Random selection Grouping by ability FOUR AND NO MORE
12Some ideas for random selection Matching cards (picture/word, question/answer, first half/second half of sentence)Make an animal sound (coin coin, miaou, cui cui…)Repeat a sentenceWord groups (food, animals, colours…)
13Role cards Moniteur du son Responsable du matériel Chargé de participationChronomètreurAlso recorder, quality checker, questioner, organiser, spell checker, pronunciation checker, envoy…
14Role cardsNOISE CONTROLLER Use quiet voices One person speaks at a time Don’t disturb others Soundbite: “chut!” “à ton tour”
15Some ideas for learning activities Students sit back to back, describe people using photosDoughnutDance and freezeFolded lineTreasure hunt/human bingoPoster makingJigsaw learningCreate an activity/write a play for another groupHide an object
16Reporting Random reporting Move around class, give other groups feedback
17Reflecting, evaluating and goal setting Goals should be academic AND socialDid we use each other’s names?Did we resolve agreement fairly?Did we meet the success criteria?Did we ensure everyone was involved?Did we communicate in French most of the time?Did we check our French spelling?Did we answer in full sentences?Did we remember to write accents?Etc…SAM the goal!
18Goal setting Describe what your group did well today Décrivez ce que vous avez bien fait aujourd’huiDescribe what you could improve on next timeDécrivez ce que vous allez améliorer la prochaine foisNext time we work together, we will do better by…
19E raka te mauī, e raka te katau L’union fait la force!