# Using Co-operative Learning To Deliver CfE in Maths HMIE Good Practice Conference Carnegie Conference Centre, Dunfermline Wednesday 2nd Sept 2009 Presenters.

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Using Co-operative Learning To Deliver CfE in Maths HMIE Good Practice Conference Carnegie Conference Centre, Dunfermline Wednesday 2nd Sept 2009 Presenters = Monica Kirson (Numeracy Development Officer) Ian Cassells (QIO Secondary Maths, NL)

Co-operative Learning Agenda Activities Used & Maths Content Percys Shop/Rotating Roles- Watch Video Clip (Buying & Selling) Circular Pairs- Change from £1,£5,£10,£20 Rotating Roles using IT- Watch Video Clip (Source & Budget) Group Formation/Talking Chips- Profit & Loss Calculations Loop Game- Watch Video Clip (Banking Calculations) Simultaneous Rotate & Check - Income/Outgoing Calculations Internet Based Resources- CL Lessons to deliver CfE

Co-operative Learning Lesson 1 VIDEO CLIP: Percys Shop Academic Task: I can pay for goods using coins & work out the change Links to: (MNU 0-09a/MNU 1-09a) Social Skills:To Take Turns & To Use Listening Ears

Co-operative Learning VIDEO: Rotating Roles @ Percys Shop @ Berryhill Primary School, Wishaw

Co-operative Learning Lesson 2 VIDEO CLIP: Circular Pairs Academic Task: I Can Calculate the Change Due From Different Amounts of Money using Circular Pairs Links to: (MNU 1-09a) Social tasks:To Meet & Greet and To Use Encouraging Phrases

Co-operative Learning Lesson 2: Circular Pairs (Calculate the Change Due from Different Amounts of Money) Each participant ensures that they are an expert on their card before beginning. Starting with the inside circle, introduce yourselves and then take turns at answering each others question. When not answering a question your Role is to support, encourage & praise. Before moving on, please thank your partner... (begin again).

Co-operative Learning Lesson 3 VIDEO CLIP: Rotating Roles / Team Discussion Academic Task: I Can Buy Presents Within A Budget using Rotating Roles & Team Discussion Links to: (MNU 2-09a/MNU 3-09a) Social tasks:To Use Encouraging Phrases & To Reach Group Consensus

Co-operative Learning VIDEO: IT Search & Budget @ Newmains Primary School, Wishaw

Co-operative Learning Lesson 4 VIDEO CLIP: Talking Chips Academic Task: I Can Give the Definitions of Profit & Loss using Talking Chips Links to: (MNU 2-09c) Social tasks:To Take Turns & To Check for Understanding

Co-operative Learning Lesson 4 - Talking Chips (Class-Building Activity) Giving the Definitions of Profit & Loss Please take your coloured card and form a group of two, three or four and take turns to discuss your Talking Chip When everyone in your group is an expert on their Talking Chip everyone raises their card

Co-operative Learning Meet up with a particular colour when instructed Everyone takes turns to explain their Talking Chip Colour Sequences : Yellow & Green and Red & Blue Yellow & Red and Blue & Green Yellow & Blue and Red & Green With your partner find another pair to form a rainbow group. This is your Hometeam Lesson 4 - Talking Chips (Class-Building Activity) Giving the Definitions of Profit & Loss

Co-operative Learning Round Robin Share (Team-Building Activity) Social Skill : To Listen Attentively to Your Team Starting with the team member who has travelled the farthest to attend this conference and then proceeding clockwise, share: Your Name Your School and Role Your Favourite Memory from your Summer Holiday

Co-operative Learning Academic Task: I Can Give the Definitions of Profit & Loss Resources: Team Rule table-tent for each group Each team must agree on their Definitions for Profit & Loss. –Person 1 = Resource Manager –Person 2 = Writer –Person 3 = Timer –Person 4 = Encourager Time for task = 4 minutes. Lesson 4 - Processing Academic Task

Co-operative Learning Social Skills: To Take Turns & To Check for Understanding Think to yourself : ~ did you Take Turns as instructed? ~ did you help everyone to Understand your Talking Chip? Use Roman Rating or Thinking Thumbs to assess your use of todays social skills Lesson 4 - Processing Social Skills

Co-operative Learning Academic Task: I can model Calculating Bank Balances using a Loop Game Links to: (MNU 4-09a) Social tasks:To Use Encouraging Phrases Lesson 5 VIDEO CLIP: Loop Game

Co-operative Learning VIDEO: LOOP GAME @ Braidhurst High School, Motherwell

Co-operative Learning Academic Task: I can calculate Total Income, Total Outgoings & Money Left Over and agree on a Plan for Each Familys Immediate Future Using Simultaneous Rotate & Check Links to: (MNU 3-09b) Social Skills:To Take Turns & To Use Encouraging Phrases Lesson 6VIDEO CLIP: Simultaneous Rotate & Check

Co-operative Learning All team members do all calculations and write out all working for each scenario card following the Sequence of the Activity: 1.Calculate Total Income, Rotate paper, Check 2.Calculate Total Outgoings, Rotate paper, Check 3.Calculate Money Left Over, Rotate paper, Check 4.Decision Maker, Rotate paper, Check Team members take turns reading out a card Teams progress through the calculations and decision making for that card Teams repeat this process until all four scenario cards have been answered Lesson 6 Simultaneous Rotate & Check Calculating Income, Outgoings & Checking Affordability

Co-operative Learning Positive Interdependence = you cannot complete task alone Individual Accountability = you cannot opt out of task Face to Face Interaction = discuss/work close together Social Skills = your behaviour expectations Group Processing = assessing your contribution & understanding 5 Basic Elements - cooperative learning structure

Co-operative Learning Researched Benefits of Cooperative Learning Increased academic attainment Improved inter-group relations Improved integration of special needs students Greater intrinsic motivation Improved self-esteem Increased retention Greater social support More on-task behaviour Better attitudes toward teachers Better attitudes toward school Improved collaborative skills

Co-operative Learning Internet Based Resources CL Lessons to Deliver CfE: http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/ http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/curriculumforexcelle nce/index.asp http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/curriculumforexcelle nce/index.asp http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/curriculumforexcelle nce/mathematics/index.asp http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/curriculumforexcelle nce/mathematics/index.asp