Co-operative Learning in the Mathematics Classroom

Presented by: Richard Korbosky

Teacher PD Event Information: 6 Teacher PD Hours       

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Program Description

In our changing world students should not only be taught individualistic and competitive interaction but also cooperative interaction. Co-operative learning broadens students’ range of experiences and prepares them for life at school, in society and future life in the workplace. It provides a variety of ways to communicate, higher level thinking and social skills. Importantly co-operative interaction gives all students the opportunity to be included in a positive learning environment.

Cooperative learning can be described as means of providing opportunities for pupils to work together as a team in accomplishing a set of given objectives. It is collaborative in nature and focuses on individual accountability to team success. A major benefit of cooperative learning includes the nurturance and development of social interaction skills. Mathematics is a great learning area to develop cooperative learning skills because many of the mathematics ideas are well developed and can be completed in one lesson.

Event Details:

  26th October, 2017
  9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 8.30am)

Perth - Venue to be advised

  Target Audience - Years 4 – 10.
  $306.90 GST Incl.

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About the Presenter

Richard Korbosky – Teacher, Author and Facilitator of Professional development courses in Mathematics.

Richard has 40 years involvement in Education, having taken up a variety of positions with the Department of Education in WA as a Primary Teacher.

Richard is well-known for his love of Mathematics and has developed a wide range of professional learning opportunities for all Teachers. He brings a wealth of strategies to his workshops, along with an endless amount of energy.

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