Organized Learning

Groupwork Accountability

Often when students work in groups, one or two of them end up doing all of the work by themselves. The other people may just chat and fool around knowing that the "hard-workers" will get the work done. In order to avoid this, have everyone in the group assigned to a specific job. You can choose jobs based on the number of students you want in each group, and then they can elect people for each position. You should have the job titles and responsibilities written out to save you time from continuous explanation. The students should write their names next to their particular function so that you will know if everyone did their fair share.

More Organized Learning Ideas

Lovely Rivers
Music Sign-up Sheet
Weekly Graphs
Running Records
Word of the Day
Vocab Pockets
Musical Names
Class Thesaurus
Writing Prompts
Coupons for Math
Work Board
Class Calendar
Art Exhibit
Homework Check-off Sheet
Word Labels
Student Word Problems
Three Wise People
Spelling Journals
Computer Cards
Individual KWL Folders
Custom SRA Sets
KWL Chart
Groupwork Accountability
Map the World
Homework Station
Homework Problems
Homework Instruction
New Books
Current Events
Today In History
Lesson Evaluation
Class Pet
Writing Progression
Test Stress
Writing Process
Plants Paradise
Kid Calendar
Word and Logic Problem Box
Monthly Calendars
DJ for a Day
Geography Fun
Coffee Can Phonics
Teacher Simulation
Snack Time Math
Action Card Charades
Pocket Charts
Word Wall