Group work is a growing trend in schools, as educators seek more complex, more authentic assessment tasks and assign projects and presentations for students to work on together. Many teachers, though, are uncomfortable giving group grades, which may or may not actually reflect an individual student's learning. In Grading and Group Work: How Do I Assess Individual Learning When Students Work Together?, assessment expert Susan M. Brookhart offers practical advice, strategies and examples to help teachers understand the following:
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