This video details environmental adjustments educator's can make to their classrooms to make them more collaborative friendly. It may come as no surprise that row seating and fluorescent, artificial light are more than just depressing, they can also be toxic to deep learning.
Collaboration propels businesses forward, and the same can be said for education on both the administrative and educational level. This article illustrates how collaboration in the classroom, as well as collaboration between administrators and teachers, can move students and the education industry forward.
This article is a great segue for educators trying to move more towards a student-centered collaborative learning process. It offers tips on how to implement a collaborative activity to maximize its effectiveness.
An in depth reading for the collaboration enthusiast, this is a lengthy article that lays out the basics of collaborative learning including what it is, preparation, incorporating research and writing, and assessing the success of collaborative activities.