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Building Character Through Cooperative Learning

By:
Spencer Kagan
Year:
1999
Running Time:
38 minutes
ISBN:
9781934032350
Item Code:
DBCT
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$69.95
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Dr Spencer Kagan, internationally acclaimed researcher, trainer, and author, presents a powerful case for the use of Cooperative Learning in the building of character in today's youth.

Cooperative learning is one of the best ways to develop core virtues, such as personal responsibility, and respect, by fostering a classroom environment where social skills are practiced and nurtured.

Successfully applied, cooperative learning can positively address a number of emerging challenges so prevalent in our classrooms today, such as student diversity, the inclusion of students with disabilities and heterogeneous grouping.

Now, for the first time brought to video, Dr. Spencer Kagan outlines the value of cooperative learning in character education. This video illustrates how to incorporate proven strategies in cooperative learning into classroom instruction.

Whether you are an experienced teacher in the use of cooperative learning, or a novice, you will find Dr Kagan's instruction an invaluable resource. Observe classrooms, where cooperative learning is put into practice, emphasizing the character development and social skills so natural to this type of instructional approach.

An excellent staff development resource. Achieve higher standards, both in academic and character education, through this insightful and instructional new video.

Viewers will learn:

  • The powerful relationship between character development and cooperative learning
  • How cooperative learning strategies/structures are natural vehicles for addressing positive character traits
  • How to incorporate cooperative learning within a variety of classrooms
  • To identify the many aspects of a school environment that are improved when character development is integral to instruction, with special focus on inclusion, diversity, classroom discipline, and social skill development

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