Cooperative learning is an educational approach which aims to organize classroom activities into academic and social learning experiences. There is much more to cooperative learning than merely arranging students into groups, and it has been described as "structuring positive interdependence."
Helps pupils retain information more strongly
Develops higher level thinking skills.
Promotes student-faculty interaction and familiarity.
Increases student retention.
Builds self esteem in students.
Enhances student satisfaction with the learning experience.
Promotes a positive attitude toward the subject matter.
Develops oral communication skills.