Area 4: Instructional Practices for Inclusive CSEd
Module 4-3: Promoting Equitable Collaboration & Communication
Teachers, Administrators, Researchers, Paraeducators
Teacher Directed and Student Initiated Collaboration
Research on collaborative learning has shown that it can promote cooperation and improve academic achievement for various learners in K-12 classrooms. In engaging students in collaborative learning within CS education, we promote the maximize interactions to achieve desired learning goals; promote opportunities explicit supports and strategies to encourage individual accountabilities; set up the classroom environment to be conducive to student interactions; model and encourage interpersonal and social skills for students with various communication and collaboration skills; and facilitate group processing.