What Is Cooperative Learning in the Classroom? - Strategies, Benefits & Definition


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Cooperative learning in the classroom includes:

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1. Which of the following is a 'best practice' for groups of students participating in cooperative learning?

2. A teacher might assign each member of a cooperative learning group of four or five students a number to:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of cooperative learning strategies. Some of the topics you'll be quizzed on include a description of cooperative learning as well an example of a cooperative learning strategy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Description of cooperative learning
  • Best practice for groups
  • Assigning numbers to each cooperative group member
  • Example of a cooperative learning strategy
  • Cooperative learning benefits

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related educational psychology lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about cooperative learning in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the best practice for groups
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about assigning numbers to each member of a cooperative learning group

Additional Learning

To learn more about teaching strategies, review the lesson What Is Cooperative Learning in the Classroom? - Strategies, Benefits & Definition. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define cooperative learning
  • Relate at least three benefits of cooperative learning
  • Tell at least one strategy for assigning groups in a cooperative learning environment
  • Detail at least one strategy for making assignments in a cooperative learning environment