Successful implementation and completion of group work activities requires instructors and students alike to confront challenges not present in individual work. To maximize learning, group projects need a solid lesson plan that helps students
• understand the benefits of group work,
• develop ground rules and assign responsibilities,
• value everyone's contributions, and
• resolve potential conflicts
Teacher, curriculum designer, and “teacherpr....
[show more]eneur” Patrice Palmer offers thirteen easily implemented, robust group work activities formatted to foster the development of life skills. Designed with secondary and post-secondary students in mind, Palmer's workbook takes students through the team-building process, from getting to know one another to a final evaluation of the group's work and success.
Written in a user-friendly format, Successful Group Work: 13 Activities to Teach Teamwork Skills allows teachers to choose activities that best meet their students' needs. Make group work a powerful addition to your teaching repertoire. You may be surprised how your students rise to meet a new challenge!