Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.

Cooperative Learning

Date Published: 
August 25, 2016

Cooperative learning is a successful teaching strategy in which small teams use a variety of learning activities to improve their understanding of a subject. Each member of a team is responsible not only for learning what is taught but also for helping teammates learn. This brief describes five essential elements make up successful cooperative learning as well as practical ways to utilize cooperative learning strategies.