I was very fortunate to deliver a session to Teach Firsters this week on the topic of group work. It was supposed to be about other things too, but I fell down a rabbit hole mining the literature so stuck to focussing on group work. As you can see, it got pretty diverse:

PresGroup work

Group work PDF version

Lots of people are familiar with Slavin’s work so I’ve tried to draw on some pretty diverse sources for a “something for everyone” approach. Get in touch if you have any questions!


As I see more evidence on group work I will pop it here.

This article argues that most of the time it is more effective to solve problems individually rather than as a group