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6 Tips For Surviving Group Projects

Uloop | Posted 12.24.2014 | College
Uloop

Group projects have always been maybe the worst thing ever about school, aside from actually having to study. You're forced to work with people you may not like or work well with, or who might not always put forth effort in the group.

10 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Kindergarten Self

Natalie Bounassar | Posted 03.09.2014 | College
Natalie Bounassar

Students shouldn't be spending 17 years of their youth grappling with stress and anxiety. And they shouldn't be waiting until their last semester of school to figure out how to cope.

Assigning Group Work Without Group Skills

Lilli Schussler | Posted 07.09.2012 | Teen
Lilli Schussler

Educators don't realize that just assigning group projects doesn't make individuals good at collaborating; we actually need to be taught the skills necessary for productive collaboration.

What We Really Learned From Group Projects

Posted 11.16.2011 | Comedy

In theory, group projects sound like a great idea. What an efficient way to get a lot of work done! Just imagine how easy it's going to be to learn ab...

To Maximize Collective Intelligence, Communicate More

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 10.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

Not necessarily. Teams can be smarter and more effective than the individuals who make up the team -- the whole can indeed be bigger and better than just the sum of its parts, but only under the right circumstances.