Having students create Team Agreements at the start of a project that include team goals, individual’s strengths and intended contributions, ongoing meeting and communicating plans, decision-making processes, project timelines, and other details can improve collaboration and increase the productivity of teamwork.
Before students undertake a group activity, the teacher leads them through the creation of a student-generated Team Agreement, which guides their teamwork.
Components of student-generated Team Agreements
Having a written agreement on how a team will collaborate increases the likelihood of better collaboration, learning, and team success.
Following are the items you must submit to earn this micro-credential and the criteria by which they will be evaluated. To earn the micro-credential, you must receive a passing evaluation for Parts 1, 3, and 4 and a “Yes” for Part 2.
(200-word limit for each response)
Please submit work examples from two students (writing, audio, images, video, or other products) that demonstrate progress toward the Productive Teamwork competency, including examples of the Team Agreements these students helped to create.
For the two students whose work examples were included above, submit their student-created reflections on the teamwork activities they experienced. Use the following questions as guidance (200-word limit for each reflection):
Provide a reflection on what you learned, using the following questions as guidance (200-word limit):
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