Cooperative LearningMany teachers find that the I-Search Unit provides an excellent context for cooperative learning. In fact, some teachers call the unit a We-Search instead of an I-Search Unit. In a We-Search Unit, small groups of students all focus on a similar research question. Each student then poses an individual question that focuses on one facet of the shared question.
Even within an I-Search Unit, there are ways to incorporate cooperative learning. For example: