Grappling with Groups
MAY 24, 2017
However, in designing learning, working in groups has some real negative perceptions and realities. As my kids complained, on group projects some team members will reliably slack, letting the most driven student do the work. Even with a commitment, there can be differences in working style: getting started early versus preferring to do it under pressure. When I assigned group projects, I told my students I expected them to do equal work, and would grade accordingly.