Presentation on theme: "Collaborative Cultures. Learning Goals Understand the difference between a cooperative or collaborative learning stance Appreciate the value of discourse."— Presentation transcript:
Learning Goals Understand the difference between a cooperative or collaborative learning stance Appreciate the value of discourse Develop norms for a collaborative learning culture
Think about your last PLC experience. Was it a cooperative or a collaborative experience? Take 5 minutes to discuss the difference between a cooperative vs collaborative learning stance.
Lucy West Video - Developing Collaborative Habits of Mind http://resources.curriculum.org/secret ariat/leaders/lucy.html http://resources.curriculum.org/secret ariat/leaders/lucy.html
Take a moment to think about yourself as a learner. What qualities or strengths do you have? Which of these qualities enhance collaborative learning and why? Turn and Talk to your partner to share your thinking.
Quote Activity There are five quotes taken from the articles citied earlier. Select a quote that resonates with you. As a group discuss how can we take these challenges and turn them into opportunities. Share your opportunities with the large group.
Resources Collaborative Learning Cultures: Putting Promise into Practice; Ontario Leadership Strategy, Bulletin #3, Spring 2010 Courageous Conversations; Ontario Leadership Strategy, Bulletin #2, Winter 2009/10 Leading Deep Conversations in Collaborative Inquiry Groups; Tamara Holmlund Nelson, Angie Devel, David Slavit and Anne Kennedy, The Clearing House, 83: 175-179, 2010 (no permission to copy – great article)