Working together isn’t so easy for many of my students. Even in my small groups, doing a task which requires collaboration or even taking turns is no simple task. But it is a necessary skill to have, which is why I continue to address this goal despite the resistance I meet.
Enter a song written just for this purpose — Working Together. Inspired by my mother-in-law (a teacher who also teaches this skill in her classroom), the lyrics touch upon just a few situations in which teamwork is needed.