Welcome to EDUO 9828 Collaborative Thinking. This class was created by Dominican University of California in conjunction with Educational Development and Services as part of a seven course series entitled Core Thinking Skills. Numerous studies suggest that collaboration is the number one proficiency needed for both school achievement and a successful career. It fosters teamwork, communication, leadership, and conflict resolution. It is easy to understand why it is one of the focal points of the Common Core State Standards. The content learned in the class, Collaborative Thinking, will prepare you to teach your students how to explain themselves, develop ideas, and make decisions while working with others. By meeting the requirements of this class, participating teachers will earn one semester unit of graduate level extension credit from Dominican University of California, a fully accredited university. The other six courses in the series are:
All seven courses in the Core Thinking Skills series require the same book titled How to Teach Thinking Skills Within the Common Core by James Bellanca, Robin Fogarty, & Brian Pete. This book is available for purchase at www.amazon.com.
After completing the course titled Collaborative Thinking, you will demonstrate or indicate:
This course aligns with the Common Core standards found at http://www.corestandards.org
Instructor: Ryan Pickett