Effective Group Work in Primary School Classrooms The SPRinG Approach

The book also analyses reflections of teachers who have worked with SPRinG: moving from theory to practice as well as adding insights associated with implementing SPRinG principles in schools. Drawing upon developmental psychological, socialpsychological and classroom research, it develops a new and...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Kutnick, Peter, Blatchford, Peter (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2014, 2014
Edition:1st ed. 2014
Series:Professional Learning and Development in Schools and Higher Education
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • 1. Can the grouping of children in classrooms affect their learning: an introduction to social pedagogy
  • 2. Groups and classrooms
  • 3. The SPRinG Project: the intervention programme and the evaluation methods
  • 4. SPRinG at Key Stage 1: Effective group work with young children
  • 5. Improving the effectiveness of collaborative group work at KS2: effects on pupil attainment, classroom behaviour and attitudes
  • 6. ScotSPRinG: The effects of group work in Scottish primary schools on attainment, interaction and classroom relationships: Relational familiarity and class composition on support for group work; Andrew Tolmie
  • 7. Teachers’ experiences of implementing the SPRinG Programme in schools; Ed Baines
  • 8. Conclusions: The contribution of SPRinG to knowledge about collaborative group work