Study Guide for Collaborative Teams: A Powerful Tool in Restructuring
Please read Collaborative Teams: A Powerful Tool in School Restructuring prior to class #2 and your first base team meeting. Based upon your reading of this chapter, answer the following questions. The FIRST TWO questions must be completed INDIVIDUALLY BEFORE CLASS #2 AND YOUR FIRST BASE TEAM MEETING. Please bring the collaborative teaming chapter and this study guide to the second class for use during the session and Base Team meetings.
Class members will collaborate in their respective Base Teams to agree upon questions #1 and #2 and generate team answers to questions #3 through #8. ONE entire completed study guide will be created by each Base Team and archived in the team's binder of minutes and products.
COMPLETE BY CLASS #2 AND BASE TEAM MEETING #1:
Identify 5 team "norms" (i.e., rules not to be broken) that you consider most critical for you and your classmates to practice. Justify your selections.
Of the 13 suggested methods for processing presented in Table 1, identify the 2 that you find the most appealing or most challenging and that you would like to use to evaluate team functioning following in-class or out-of-class meetings or group activities.
FOR THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS (#3 - #8), JOT DOWN IDEAS AS YOU READ, SO THAT YOU HAVE SOMETHING TO CONTRIBUTE WHEN YOUR BASE TEAM MEETS TO