group work

Video of the Week: Making group work a win for your students


Having kids work together promotes cooperation, builds social-emotional skills, and gets them engaged in active learning. So, what makes for better group work?

Ed. note: Video of the Week picks are supplied by the editors of Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly. Click here to watch the video at Common Sense Education.

Video Description: Collaboration is essential to students’ learning. Having kids work together promotes cooperation, builds social-emotional skills, and gets them engaged in active learning. Group work, on the other hand, tends to come with challenges. Some students feel like they do all the work, others feel left out, motivation wanes, and assignments seem to get cobbled together. So, what makes for better group work? Learn more about managing group work in our collection, Give Every Student a Stake in Group Work

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Meris Stansbury

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