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Cooperative Grouping: Ideas for Effective Classroom Practice

Author(s): Amanda Santana

Positive Interdependence

Students are responsible for not only their learning, but also making sure that the rest of their group understands the concepts being taught. Each student is important to the group and is responsible for making their own unique contribution. 

It should be emphasized that students will be held accountable for their work in the end and they cannot succeed individually unless their entire group succeeds.