This guide provides a step-by-step approach for implementing cooperative learning, covers the key factors that make this method work, and provides guidelines for measuring the program's effectiveness.
Chapter 5: A Step-by-Step Approach
A Step-by-Step Approach
Developing Cooperative Learning in Steps
Before a group can successfully work together, it is vitally important to allocate time to team-building activities. Whilst it may seem that in a busy and overcrowded curriculum there is no time for such activities, research has shown that this is time well spent.
Step 1: Class Cohesion
The first step towards creating good teams is to create class cohesion. Here it is important ...