Collaborative Engagement: Exemplar C1

Standard: Facilitating Collaborative Engagement to Cultivate and Empower and Community of Learners

Theme: Partners in Collaborative Learning

Growth Phase: Emerging

Growth Indicator: Library Learning Commons (LLC) leadership team and teacher-librarian/LLC teacher work with teachers to design learning experiences to teach interdependence.

See It In Action




A teacher-librarian and teachers from Peel District School Board, Ontario write about their collaborative process to launch and continue literature circles in the classroom and library. Students work with others and learn group work roles.

Kimmel, A., LePage, C., McGroarty, M., & Torti, A. (2010). 4 Voices: Literature circles in the learning commons.