Classbuilding
The process by which a room full of individuals with different backgrounds and experiences become a caring community of active learners
Teambuilding
the process by which a group of four students with different backgrounds and experiences become a cooperative and caring group.
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Heterogeneous teams
mixed teams of boys & girls with high, middle, and low achievement levels
Structures
tools in a teacher's toolbox
Engagement
keeping students interested in content
Positive interdependence
students are on the same side and they need each other
Individual accountability
students have to be accountable publicly as an individual.
Equal participation
equal TIME or equal TURNS
Simultaneous interaction
students are engaged (pair share will allow 50% of students to be engaged at any one time)
Social skills
enable students to understand and work successfully with others
How many students are in a team?
4
How long should students stay together?
6 weeks
What is the first thing you do after you for new teams?
A team builder
What are the 4 colors
red, yellow, green, ble
What are the for levels
high, high medium, low medium, low
What are at least things to consider before you put students in teams?
gender, ESOL, relationships, ethnic diversity.
For open-ended questions which structure is the best match, Timed Pair Share or RallyRobin?
Timed Pair Share
For questions in which the answer is a verbal list which structure is the best match, Timed Pair Share or RallyRobin?
RallyRobin
What are the 4 steps when forming teams?
make cards, sort cards, color code, form teams
When forming teams, what do you do if there is one extra student?
Form one team of 5
When forming teams, what do you do if there are two extra students?
Form two teams of three
When forming teams, what do you do if there are three extra students?
Form one team of three
Jot Thoughts
Jot Thoughts
Fan-N-Pick
Fan-N-Pick
Timed-Pair-Share
Timed-Pair-Share
Alternatives to calling on Ss
Alternatives to calling on Ss
PIES
PIES
Showdown
Showdown
How to teach a structure
How to teach a structure
Red, yellow, green cards
Ss hold up one of these to signal the degree to which they understand a concept
Formative Assessment Process
1. Teach
2. Collect evidence
3. Analyze evidence
4. Give feedback to Ss
5. Adjust teaching