This literature review from researchers at Pearson and Partnership for 21st Century Learning (P21) explores existing research on the importance of collaboration skills, as well as how to teach and assess these skills in K-12 and higher-education classrooms. The review examines research on successful k-12 and higher ed interventions to increase collaboration and teamwork skills. Techniques for assessment of these skills are also included.
Educators will find many ideas to improve teaching and assessment of collaboration skills in this research review. The executive summary is written specifically for educators. It includes a chart which summarizes the key conclusions, implications, and tips for classroom practice.
Source Organization: Partnership for 21st Century Learning