Characteristics of effective learning teams

Whether we are talking about teacher teams or student teams, our purpose is always to learn. So what are the characteristics of an effective learning team? How do we nurture and sustain our team? How can we reach the results we want? I have talked about building trust and the importance of it many timesJatka lukemista ”Characteristics of effective learning teams”

Mentoring and coaching as forms of collaboration

Mentoring and coaching are both ways of teacher collaboration, where the relationship is based on trust and mutual understanding. According to Kise (2006) Coaching is identifying and developing person or team’s strengths. It’s a partnership between the coach and the person/s being coached. Coaching uses methods that are usually developed through conversation. Coaching recognizes thatJatka lukemista ”Mentoring and coaching as forms of collaboration”

Team learning –

a valuable tool for the 21st century skills Learning in the Finnish high school has previously had a strong focus on the individual student and the Matriculation Examination. Learning and teaching both, have been lonely jobs. Today, there is a change towards more collaborative methods. In the autumn 2016 schools in Finland started to workJatka lukemista ”Team learning –”

A list of reflective questions to use with your team

When working with your team, its necessary for you to reflect on your work regularly. Here is a list of reflective questions you can use: A list of Reflective questions Answer the questions first by yourself. Then share your answers with the team, do you agree or disagree? Can you state the purpose of thisJatka lukemista ”A list of reflective questions to use with your team”

Professional learning community (PLC)

The term professional learning community is used in various ways. It can be used to describe every possible action that takes place in the field of education, as long as multiple persons are involved. It can refer to a grade level teaching team, a school committee, a department in a school, a whole school district,Jatka lukemista ”Professional learning community (PLC)”

Team based learning and my school

The learning in the Finnish high school has previously had a strong focus on the individuals and the Matriculation Examination. Learning and teaching have both been lonely jobs. Today, there is a change towards more collaborative methods, but the change is slow. In fall 2016 the schools in Finland started to work with the newJatka lukemista ”Team based learning and my school”