Cooperative Learning: A Way to Differentiate Your Instruction and Enhance Your Students’ Engagement (part 1)
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Webinar Date: May 03, 2010
Presenter: Harriet Lenk
Cooperative learning is an approach to learning that has attracted national attention. It is designed to support high levels of engagement within carefully designed small groups of learners. Many teachers need support in order to develop and implement effective cooperative learning strategies. This two-session webinar is designed to introduce educators to this approach to learning and will provide a range of strategies to support the group process in your classroom.
Harriet Lenk, Ph.D., a former middle school teacher and assistant principal, holds a doctorate in curriculum and teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University and a master's degree in supervision and administration from Bank Street College of Education. Dr. Lenk is a member of the Graduate Faculty of Bank Street College of Education in New York City. Her expertise in teacher education includes induction support for beginning teachers, early adolescent development, curriculum development, cooperative learning, and experiential group process.