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The Forum's Internet Mathematics Library provides a page of links to Grouping/Cooperative Learning resources. A few selections from these pages are offered below.

  Accountable TalkSM - Lauren B. Resnick and Megan Williams Hall with the Fellows of the Institute for Learning
Excerpt from an "e-book" introducing the Principles of Learning. Includes audio clips and video examples with transcripts and suggested discussion ... more>>

  CIESE Online Classroom Projects - Stevens Institute of Technology
Projects that use realtime data available from the Internet, and collaborative projects that use the Internet's potential to reach peers and experts ... more>>

  Collaborative Learning Discussion Archive - Math Forum
A special project hosted by the Math Forum, this discussion concerned collaborative learning, its definition, its effects on teachers and students, ... more>>

  Communication and Collaboration - The Partnership for 21st Century Skills
This page details the communication and collaboration skills framework from P21, and links to additional resources: Web Index for Communication ... more>>

  Cooperative Learning - Classroom Compass
The fall 1994 issue of Classroom Compass looks at some aspects of cooperative learning and ways it can be implemented in the classroom. Two ... more>>

  Cybermath - Gustav Taxén, Ambjörn Naeve, Olle Sundblad, Pär Bäckström and Sören Lenman
An avatar-based collaborative virtual exploratory environment for math. Trial version for Windows is available ... more>>

  Deliberative Discourse Idealized and Realized: Accountable Talk in the Classroom and in Civic Life - Sarah Michaels, Catherine O’Connor, Lauren B. Resnick
An article in PDF format. Abstract: Classroom discussion practices that can lead to reasoned participation by all students are presented and described ... more>>

  Fermi Questions - Sheila Talamo
Fermi questions emphasize estimation, numerical reasoning, communicating in mathematics, and questioning skills. Students often believe that "word ... more>>

  Games for Math and Social Skills - Suzanne Alejandre
A collection of links to games for building math and social skills such as cooperation, collaboration, listening, teamwork, and ... more>>

  Institute for Learning - University of Pittsburgh
Research-based curriculum, tools, and professional development designed to build the capacity of teachers, administrators, and systems to provide ... more>>

  Math Conferencing - Kira Walker, Brockton Elementary; Teacher Learning Collaborative (TLC), Antioch University, Los Angeles
Kira Walker, an experienced teacher of elementary English learners using writers' workshop, writing conferences, and other literacy strategies, ... more>>

  Math Horizon (Learning and Mathematics) - Deborah Ball; Math Forum
Deborah Ball of Michigan State University teaches math education in the College of Education and as part of her research offers a math class in a ... more>>

  Small Group Interactions (Learning and Mathematics) - Susan Bobbitt Nolen; Math Forum
In this 1991 article, "Small-group interactions as a source of learning opportunities in second-grade mathematics," Yackel, Cobb, and Wood, of Purdue ... more>>

  What Is the Collaborative Classroom? (NCREL) - M.B. Tinzmann, B.F. Jones, T.F. Fennimore, J. Bakker, C. Fine, and J. Pierce
New learning and thinking curricula require collaboration. An article that addresses shared knowledge and authority among teachers and students; ... more>>

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