Tagged : Tag: K-12 teaching strategies

May 7, 2016
Expanding Your Students' Collaborative Learning Network

What if you extended student group activities beyond the four walls of your classroom? PTRC readers, peer tutoring practitioners and enthusiasts, there are collaborative learning strategies described in this Edutopia article we think you might find interesting and want to incorporate into your classroom management practices. The article’s author, Alex Byland, a special educator needed […]

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Post filed under : Classroom Strategies
March 21, 2016
The Why and How of Collaborative Learning

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin Students who are encouraged to take learning into their own hands benefit in a multitude of ways. Using a collaborative approach to learning not only motivates students to be hands-on in their education, but also builds academic […]

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Post filed under : Classroom Strategies
February 3, 2015
The All-New PTRC Online Forum: Building a Community of K-12 Peer Tutoring Enthusiasts and Educators

Peer tutoring is an evidenced-based instructional strategy used in many k-12 classrooms and schools to enhance student achievement. The Peer Tutoring Resource Center (PTRC), curates resources to support peer tutoring practitioners and those with interest in the subject matter. In addition to providing resources, the founders of this website have always envisioned having an online […]

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July 15, 2014
A Quick Start Guide to Using Project Based Learning (PBL) in the Classroom

A compilation of resources to help get you up to speed with project based learning. What is Project Based Learning? According to the Buck Institute of Education, “Project Based Learning is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to a […]

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