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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. 

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Reflecting on Student Work

Tip: Teachers may not realize that examining student work with other teachers is an effective professional development opportunity which facilitates the improving of teaching practice. Encourage your teachers to bring lessons that involve higher-order thinking skills. Avoid work that consists primarily of