Group work

group roles

logistics

rationale

 NGSS attempts to develop student's thinking skills rather than the mere acquistion of knowledge

to develop your life long learning skills, which is valuable, you have to practice these skills, so the class will simulate such a process; e.g. to solve a chemistry problem; in regards to various chemistry concepts, you have to:  synthesize ← analyze ←  apply ←  comprehend  ←  know, which reflects Bloom's taxanomy, where you have to determine what is the relevant chemistry concepts to solve a problem. 

 to develop your groupwork skills, which is valuable, you have to practice these skills, so the class will include numerous group work activities