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Unformatted text preview: together that process information in similar ways. For student groups that process information visually an essential element in the instruction is use of idea visualization. Some groups process audio information very well. In that case the instruction would include listening to chapter recordings. In any event time must be provided for the students to practice. During these practice periods, students can review what they have learned and if necessary query their group on things that they are unsure of. In these particular practice sessions on precipitation and land loss, only two students were part of the group. With only two children per group the students have no choice but to work together and learn the material. In the end a successful group is a huge confidence builder for the kids....
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- Spring '11
- Cynthia Collins