Starting a Classroom Community

Several colleagues requested more information on my two-day community building exercises for my courses. The information below is for the first two days of any course I teach.

Semester-Length Peer Groups

Incorporating semester-length peer groups into classes enhances participation among students and leads to more productive group work as well as stronger bonds among the students. Here’s how I design and implement these peer groups in a class that meets MWF. Design and Structure I begin working toward peer groups early in the semester. Once we … Continue reading Semester-Length Peer Groups