Musings and Strategies From the Teachers Next Door

Funny thing….

I am not the only one thinking of group work today!

Take a look at this:


group bands






Group Work

What are some thoughts on this? Does this help or hinder our “progressive movement” to make our classrooms more student centered through inquiry-based learning? Is this helpful for students to remember their role in group work? Or does this set too many boundaries? What if I am the Accuracy Accountant? My job would be to make sure that everyone in the group can explain his/her work. What is this student’s role while persevering together through a 3 Act Task?

I really would like to hear your opinions on this as I can see the benefit of these bands; however, I can also see the hindrance.


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