Are Schools Effectively Teaching Collaboration?

Rae Pica with Susan Engel, PhD., Katharine Beals, PhD., and Sarah Garland

There is a growing sense that as we’ve placed increasing attention on improving academic achievement, schools may be falling behind in fostering the basic skills required in a collaborative 21st-century environment. This segment explores how well schools are socializing students and meeting the challenge of preparing young people to function well in society.

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May 8, 2009
Episode Guests
Susan Engel, PhD. is Senior Lecturer & Director of the Program in Teaching Department of Psychology Williams College. Katharine Beals, PhD is the author of Raising a Left-Brain Child in a Right-Brain World. Sarah Garland is a staff writer at the Hechinger Report, a nonprofit news organization that focuses on education journalism. She has written for several pubications including, The New York Times, Newsweek, and Newsday.
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