action research by an educator GEETIKA SALUJA - Copy
TITLE OF THE ACTION RESEARCH:
TEACHING SCIENCE THROUGH
COOPERATIVE LEARNING STRUCTURES
Name of the researcher: Ms. Geetika Saluja
Submitted for GLOBAL TEACHER ACCREDITATION
AWARD (GTA) OF BRITISH COUNCIL
Mentor : Dr. Jayashree Inbaraj, Mumbai
Presentation made by : British Council ISA Award Kolkatta
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AN EDUCATOR: AN INSPIRATION
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REQUIREMENT FOR CHANGE IN MINDSET OF AN EDUCATOR
WHY SHOULD AN EDUCATOR DO
• Deals with our questions and our problems
• Results in better understanding and improve
• Helps to build a stronger collegial relationships
• Develop a greater understanding and appreciation
of the ethics involved in education.
• It gives new ways of viewing and approaching our
• Makes us a reflective practitioners.
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• Can the CL structures help students to identify their social skills
and areas they need to work on?
• Will social skills in children improve after the CLM intervention
in teaching of science?
• Does number of siblings, family types, and nature as introverts
-extroverts affect development of their social skills?
• Does CL structures help in improvement of presentation skills
• Does CL structures help in increase in achievement in Science
of grade 7 students?
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Milestones resulting in Growth while
pursuing GTA Action Research
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•Extensive literature review gave insight about elements, structures,
and theory of my topic.
•Sharing my knowledge with other educationists.
•Stimulus to write articles – I had never done that before.
•Establishing contacts with pioneers of Cooperative learning
•Compiling extensive data and data Analysis.
•Writing report for GTA
•Reflection in my own practice.
•Finalising area of CL for my doctorate research work.
My Personal Growth During GTA
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Became member of IASCE
Participation at the conference
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THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF CO-OPERATION IN
Faculty of Education, Scarborough Campus,
The University of Hull, United Kingdom 4th - 6th July, 2013
Moral boosting Moment!
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Received book ‘Finnish Lesson’
Author _ Pasi Sehelberg
for sharing my idea in the
inaugural speakers note session
on “How to practice CL
successfully in the classrooms?”
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Yale Sharan : Group Investigation Projects Israel
Don Plumb : GLACIE organization Canada
Pasi Sehlberg : CIMO Finland
Learning Moments !
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Robert Slavin : Director of the Institute for Effective Education at the University
of York (U.K) and Director of the Center for Research and Reform in Education at
Johns Hopkins University with Yale Sharan : Group Investigation Projects Israel
Nancy Madden : President of Success for All Foundation
ACHIVEMENT OF ACADEMIC AND SOCIAL GOALS USING
COOPERATIVE LEARNING STRUCTURES
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Lynda Baloche and Maureen Breeze : Co Presidents IASCE
Isabella Pescarmona – University of Turin - Italy
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