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Next EducationApril 2, 2015
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Self-learning without any external aide makes a student an independent thinker. Most importantly, it gives the student the freedom to make mistakes and learn from them.

Therefore, when a child learns independently and cracks a difficult problem, it is a reward in itself. Students retain knowledge better when they learn on their own, as then only they can relate to their work better and don’t feel restricted or imposed upon. In a self-learning environment, t...


Next EducationOctober 31, 2014
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Group learning, also known as collaborative learning, proves to be more effective than individual learning, especially for students in middle and high schools. During a group learning session, students can discuss a subject/topic among themselves, which helps in sharpening their understanding of the subject/topic. Research has revealed that group learning helps students score high in exams. So being a teacher, you should encourage your students to work together on a...


Dheeraj MehrotraOctober 27, 2014
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Collaborative learning is a method wherein students team up to explore a topic, discipline or a project. A group of students discussing a subject/topic or students from different schools working together over the Internet on a shared assignment are also some examples of collaborative learning. However in this article, let’s just focus on how to hold collaborative learning in a classroom setting.

In the classroom, the teacher can divide all students into sm...


Next EducationSeptember 8, 2014
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In a nutshell, collaborative learning can be defined as co-operative learning, which encourages students to learn together and reach their common academic objectives. Some common examples of collaborative learning activities are group discussions, and group study sessions, which are quite common in the traditional classroom setting. The evolution of technologies in the past few years has led to a paradigm shift in the process of collaborative learning.

An imp...