INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORTS SCIENCE AND PERFORMANCE (IJSSP)

Cooperative Learning in Elementary School: Implications for Physical Education Teacher Educators

Authors : Sudheesh C.S*

*Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education, University of Kerala, Trivandrum, Kerala

 

*Correspondence Author.

Sudheesh C.S

Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education, University of Kerala, Trivandrum, Kerala

Email address: cssudheesh493@gmail.com

 

 

Article Received: 28.07.2021

Article Accepted: 20.08.2021

Article E-published 24.09.2021

Abstract

The research was aimed at understanding the practical difficulties in implementing a Cooperative Learning Lesson in elementary school. Methods: The study used qualitative research model. Data were collected from five supervisors’ rubrics report; students’ self-report and post-lesson reflective analysis of fifteen pre-service teachers. Results: The teachers need to improve time management, students’ opinion addressing mechanism and assessment system. Conclusion: A practice model for Cooperative Lesson Implementation shall be developed for Teacher Educators to enhance the teachers’ competence in handling cooperative learning in elementary schools.

Key Words:cooperative learning, adolescence.

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