This blog post (from Edutopia) highlights the relationship between student collaboration and Deeper Learning. It includes practical strategies for guiding students to collaborate effectively in discussions and on projects.
In this video conversation, BIE National Faculty discuss strategies for cultivating effective collaboration in PBL classrooms. The video includes strategies and considerations for elementary, middle, and high school grade levels.
This rubric, designed for students in grades 3-5, clearly articulates the elements of effective collaboration for students. It's also a great tool for teachers to use to assess student collaboration on projects.