Introducing a 'Genius Hour' Project to Enhance Collaboration for Year 6 Boys — Paul Harrington, Shore School, Australia

  • Collaboration and Team Learning (2016-17)
  • Upper primary students familiar with working in groups.
  • Struggling with roles and responsibilities in “higher stakes” collaborative projects.
  • Explicitly outlining/ teaching of the subskills required for successful collaboration.
  • Providing the opportunity for students to practise collaborating in a meaningful and motivating context.
  • Raised awareness of the skills of collaboration – adapt to all group learning interactions.

 

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