social experiences on many levels (among friends, family, classmates, authors/characters, and teachers) encourage students
to make connections and facilitate strategy development. Promoting social learning can occur through dialogue and discussion,
creative techniques (such as drama), and/or group design of culminating projects.
for Social Learning
Create a context of inquiry.
Ask a significant question or post a real problem.
Connect the question/problem to the content, student lives,
and the world.
Pose questions or problems that must be addressed from a number
Foster debate by exposing students to multiple points of view.
Create situations in which students can read, write, talk,
role-play, and make things together.
Provide time for exploration.
further reading, see Going with the Flow, Chapter 4.