Saturday, June 11, 2011

Collaborative Learning

I had to post this article.  It confirms all we have been looking at through the literacy and technology grant this year - the power of collaboration.  Grant results will be reported out in two weeks!
Please stay tuned!!!

Collaborative learning is the focus at new Mass. independent school
A small, independent K-6 school in Massachusetts focuses on collaborative learning with students working at group tables rather than desks, and teachers acting as facilitators rather than lecturers. There is no homework at Anova, the Massachusetts School for Science, Creativity and Leadership, where there are rules against repetition and busywork. "We're about progressive education," said Courtney Dickinson, the school's founder. The Boston Globe (free registration) (6/9)

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