When you implement cooperative learning you are not

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Unformatted text preview: ctive cooperative learning approaches have five characteristics in common. • In effective cooperative learning, students are involved in small groups that work together in face-to face interactions to achieve both the goals of the individuals and the groups. • Effective cooperative learning promotes a sense of positive interdependence. Students believe that must help each other to succeed. • Effective cooperative learning includes individual accountability. Each student needs to believe that she or he will be held responsible for learning. Teachers can create individual accountability by testing students individually, or by holding them accountable for their part of a project. • In effective cooperative learning, students learn to use appropriate social skills when interacting with other people. When you implement cooperative learning, you are not only helping students achieve 55 academic goals, but you are also helping them learn how to interact more effectively in groups. • Effective cooperative learning allows students...
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This document was uploaded on 03/29/2014 for the course EPS 324 at N. Arizona.

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