7 Essential Skills for Teamwork

7 Essential Skills for Teamwork

This list is used during the research cycle to observe how well a team is working together

1. Listening:

The students in this team listen to each other's ideas. You will observe the students "piggy-backing" (or building) off each other's ideas.

2. Questioning:

The students in this team question each other. You will observe the students interacting, discussing, and posing questions to all members of the team.

3. Persuading:

The students in this team use persuasion. You will observe the students exchanging, defending, and rethinking ideas.

4. Respecting:

The students in this team respect the opinions of others. You will observe the students encouraging and supporting the ideas and efforts of others.

5. Helping:

The students in this team help each other. You will observe the students offering assistance to each other.

6. Sharing:

The students in this team share. You will observe the students offering ideas and reporting their findings to each other.

7. Participating:

The students in this team participate. You will observe each student contributing to the project.

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