Classroom collaboration: moving beyond helping

  title={Classroom collaboration: moving beyond helping},
  author={Corey J. Webel and Margaret T Kinzel and Laurie Overman Cavey},
Do you use group work in your mathematics class? What does it look like? What do you expect your students to do when they work together? Have you ever wondered what your students think they are supposed to do? In a recent research project, I investigated the perspectives of eight high school students whose teacher regularly asked them to work collectively to solve open-ended problems. I observed twentythree classes during the semester and interviewed each of the eight students twice, inquiring… CONTINUE READING