Posted by Paul Curtis on March 25th, 2014
One of the most valued skills employers are looking for in an employee is the ability to collaborate. This doesn’t just mean being “nice,” it means being able to be part of a productive and efficient team that gets the job done. And while a significant amount of adult time is devoted to teaching very young kids the basics of playing well with others, as students enter into middle and high school, little attention is given to developing a student’s ability to collaborate.
This blog is part of a series of videos that focus on Deeper Learning produced by the Teaching Channel. Go inside classrooms from around the country and meet students and teachers who exemplify what can happen when the Common Core is approached with innovative teaching models that emphasize real-world experience, character development, academic mindsets, and collaborative work.