"Teamwork begins by building trust.  And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability." - Patrick Lencioni

"None of us, including me, ever do great things.  But we can all do small things, with great love, and together we can do something wonderful." - Mother Teresa

In this issue, The Toolbox explores the benefits of group work.  Watch the promo video below to get a glimpse into this topic.

The Toolbox series, authored by Brad Garner of the Center for Learning and Innovation, features an online professional development newsletter offering innovative, learner-centered strategies for empowering college students to achieve greater success.  The newsletter is published six times a year by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

Read more in The Toolbox newsletter and visit the archives to access back issues covering a wide variety of ideas and resources related to teaching and learning.

Question: What benefits do you experience with your students when they are engaging as a group?  Please leave a comment below.

Contributor: Brad Garner / Director of Faculty Enrichment, Center for Learning and Innovation

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