Getting Better at Group Work

Getting Better at Group Work

Working on a problem in a group gives you chance to discuss your ideas and further your thinking. Three or four brains are usually better than one! These activities will help you improve your group-working skills.


Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:
This task requires learners to explain and help others, asking and answering questions.

Counters in the Middle 

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:
This task depends on groups working collaboratively, discussing and reasoning to agree a final product.

Arranging Cubes 

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:
A task which depends on members of the group working collaboratively to reach a single goal.

What Shape? 

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:
This task develops spatial reasoning skills. By framing and asking questions a member of the team has to find out what mathematical object they have chosen.