Group projects help students build skills that they will utilize throughout their education and later on in their professional careers. Marked improvement is seen in cognitive reasoning, student engagement, ability to see other perspectives and learning retention. Here are some great tips and strategies to get the most out of group work in your classroom!
Assigning jobs help students feel a sense of ownership in their group work.
Give one to each group
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