Collaborative model for maths is adopted by some Canadian schools

05/19/2013 | Windsor Star (Ontario), The

Elementary-school students in Windsor, Ontario, are learning maths in a much more active and engaged way than previous generations of students. There is less drilling of students with worksheets, and more group work, in which students are asked to explore multiple ways of solving problems. Sixth-grade teacher Joal McMahon said the new teaching model -- collaborative inquiry learning for mathematics -- allows educators to facilitate and guide learning.

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