Monday, February 9, 2015

Cooperative Learning - Why Should We Use It?

What is cooperative learning and why should we use it in our classrooms?

Well, cooperative learning is a method of teaching in which students work together in small groups to complete academic tasks.  What is so important with cooperative learning is that the students must be aware that each individual's  participation in the group activity effects the grade of the whole group.  This helps to ensure that all students will be active participants.  Cooperative learning has many student benefits.

Check out this video to learn more about cooperative learning!

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