Seven Elements of High-Quality Collaboration

Collaboration within the classroom has been the subject of study for a number of researchers. Of particular interest to teachers are studies that point to effective structures, tasks, and skills that can be addressed in a variety of classrooms. In a 2018 publication titled Learning with Others: A Study Exploring the Relationship Between Collaboration, Personalization, … Continue reading Seven Elements of High-Quality Collaboration

From “Sit and Get” to “Collaborate and Elaborate”

The primary instructional model in use for many years in many classrooms was “sit and get.” In other words, the students sat there while the teacher stood at the front of the classroom lecturing. There are times were such a methodology may be appropriate in small doses. However, today’s world often requires a more connected … Continue reading From “Sit and Get” to “Collaborate and Elaborate”

Welcome to Better Teaching Today

Welcome to Better Teaching Today! Better Teaching Today exists to provide teachers with content to enrich their instructional knowledge and skills.  Over the next few days and weeks you’ll see this site transform into a resource that will provide you with meaningful helps that you can immediately apply to your classroom practices.  Thank you for … Continue reading Welcome to Better Teaching Today