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Cooperative Learning Basics

Length of Training - 2 hours


Do the youth in your program have opportunities to work together in groups so they can teach and learn from one another? Cooperative learning is an excellent way to nurture youth leadership, build community and keep things fun. This dynamic training will equip you with grouping strategies and ways to think about building cooperative learning into any program offering.  

 

Upon successful completion of this training, the participant will earn 2 clock hours (.2 CEUs) of training. 

 

Training Objectives 

Participants will: 

  1. Define Cooperative Learning. 
  2. Utilize a variety of group forming strategies (Group Formers) and group work structures (Group Structures).
  3. Explain through peer to peer and whole group discussion how Cooperative Learning helps to meet the social and intellectual needs of youth.
  4. Discuss how to apply four complementary strategies to engineer successful Cooperative Learning structures. 

Core Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies Addressed (CKSCs) 

 

Learning Environment and Curriculum: 

Physical Environment and Activities: 

Identify - A. Recognizes the importance of creating a developmentally and culturally responsive learning environment and following a curriculum.

Identify - B. Understands how children and youth learn through relationships, activities, play, and other experiences.

Identify - C. Identifies aspects of a developmentally and culturally responsive environment and learning plan.

Apply - D. Creates engaging, physically, emotionally safe, and inclusive environments to encourage play, exploration, and learning across developmental domains. 

              Physical, Social/Emotional, and Cognitive Development

                       Identify - C. Understands how children and youth develop a sense of self.

 

Relationships and Interactions with Children and Youth:

              Individual Child/Youth Guidance

Apply - A. Provides a supportive environment in which children and youth can learn and practice pro-social behaviors.

              Enhancing Group Experiences

Identify - A. Recognizes the impact of group dynamics on learning and development and that working with groups is different from working with individuals.

Identify - D. Identifies child/youth abilities and corresponding positive guidance techniques to support successful group experiences.

Apply - G. Utilizes group management strategies based on theories of child and youth development.

 

Youth Engagement, Voice, and Choice:

Identify - A. Understands that young people’s voices are valuable.

 

Primary QIS Scales Addressed 

 

I. Safe Environment  

I-E. Creating Safe Spaces 

II. Supportive Environment 

II-H. Scaffolding Learning 

II-J. Active Learning 

III. Interactive Environment 

III-L. Fostering Teamwork

III-M. Promoting Responsibility and Leadership  

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CEU Information

Upon successful completion of this training series and follow up assignment(s), the participant will earn 2 clock hours (.2 CEUs) of training.

 

If requesting CEUs, participants must check the box below and enter their registry ID number.

 

Participants must be Prime Time registry members in order to receive CEUs for trainings.

Participants must complete all assignments satisfactorily, attend all sessions of this training series, miss no more than 15 minutes of total training time and actively participate during training sessions to receive CEUs  for this training series. 

 

Should you have any questions please contact Prime Time's Professional Development administrative coordinator, at pdassistant@primetimepbc.org.


Registry Member Information

Participants must be Prime Time registry members in order to attend trainings.


If you are not a registry member, please choose "no" and enter your information on the following page.  After you press submit there will be directions on how to sign up for a registry orientation.


If you are a registry member, please choose "yes" and enter your registry member number to proceed with registration.

 

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