Principles of Cooperative Learning. Or, How to Complete Successful Group Projects at LGHS. Look – Happy students in a cooperative group!. Why Group Projects?. Group projects simulate “real-life” tasks and assignments. In the workplace, it is rare for a manager to assign an independent task.
Principles of Cooperative Learning
Or, How to Complete Successful Group Projects at LGHS
Look – Happy students in a cooperative group!
Practice these tips – don’t assume that people already know how to work together effectively!
Go to practice, but don’t forget
about your group meeting!
Don’t make others wait for you!
Constructive feedback is
critical for success!
Conflict can sideline a group.
Excessive socializing can be an obstacle.
William Wilson, co-founder of AA
Recognize the talents of your group members!
Don’t make me call yo’ mama!
Jacobs, George M., Michael A. Power, and Wan Inn Loh. The Teacher's Sourcebook for Cooperative Learning : Practical Techniques, Basic Principles, and Frequently Asked Questions. New York: Corwin P, 2002.