There are so many innovative and engaging ways for adults and children to collaborate effectively! Don’t give in to the old-school, boring, and dry cooperation. Check out some of these practices, let me know if you have more to share!

Baldrige in Education – BiE started as a government incentive to help companies become more efficient and productive. Now BiE practices can be seen in business, medical, and educational fields. These tools help create shared decision-making, systems, and ways to reflect, plan, and monitor progress.

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Official Baldrige Website

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Montgomery County Public Schools’ Examples

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Kagan Cooperative Learning Strategies – There is a big difference in ‘group work’ and a true engaging collaborative group. These strategies provide a structure to and specific directions to many fun strategies that can be used in staff meetings and in the classroom.

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20 Collaborative Learning Tips and Strategies for Teachers