About This Chapter
Cooperative Learning for ELL Students - Chapter Summary
Access this series of helpful teacher resources to incorporate cooperative learning in your ELL classes. Our expert instructors will show you how cooperative learning can help ELL students better learn and understand English. You'll also review useful cooperative learning strategies/methods. The chapter is available at any time that fits your schedule, and you can use any computer or mobile device to access these resources.
How It Helps
- Builds awareness: You'll become more familiar with the benefits of cooperative learning in ESL contexts.
- Improves instructional abilities: You'll learn how to apply a variety of cooperative learning methods and strategies in the classroom.
- Boosts student performance: Gaining a better understanding of cooperative learning can help your ESL students strengthen their English skills.
When you're finished with the chapter, you should be able to:
- Define the concept of cooperative learning
- Explain several cooperative learning methods
- Apply cooperative learning strategies in the classroom
- Recognize the benefits of cooperative learning in academic settings
- Educate ESL students with cooperative learning strategies
1. What is Cooperative Learning? - Definition & Methods
Find out what cooperative learning is and learn about its different elements. Examine how to apply cooperative learning methods in the classroom. After the lesson, you can test your understanding with a quiz.
2. What Is Cooperative Learning in the Classroom? - Strategies, Benefits & Definition
Cooperative learning is a technique that allows students to learn from each other and gain important interpersonal skills. Learn more about the benefits, strategies, and techniques involved in cooperative learning.
3. Cooperative Learning Strategies with ESL Students
In this lesson, you will learn some strategies for incorporating cooperative learning into your lesson plans for English as a Second Language students. Strategies for writing, reading, speaking, and listening will be covered.
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Other chapters within the Teaching Reading to English Language Learners course
- Language Acquisition & ELL Students
- Prior & Background Knowledge for ELL Students
- Vocabulary Development & Instruction for ELL Students
- Interactive Learning for ELL Students
- Understanding Multiple Intelligences
- Differentiated Instruction for ELL Learners
- Visual Aids & Technology for ELL Students
- Formal Language & Social Context for ELL Students
- English Language Development for ELL Students
- Assessment for ELL Students