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Give Every Student a Stake in Group Work

Teachers and researchers agree: student collaboration is essential to learning.
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Teachers and researchers agree: student collaboration is essential to learning. But group work can come with challenges. Here are a few strategies to help organize group work so that every student has ownership over their learning.

Get more tips, tool, and strategies for making students’ group work relevant and meaningful. 

Common Sense Education's Teaching Strategies videos offer practical tips to use yourself or share with colleagues. Common Sense Education helps educators find the best edtech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

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