This Resource Round-Up is devoted to ideas that will help students actually work as a group during collaborative work:
Let's start with expectations. Setting clear expectations even before group work begins is important. It lets all students know not only what is expected of them but also what they are accountable for in a group setting. Here are a few ideas:
Before group work begins, you can also discuss what types of conversations will happen when collaborating:
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