Collaboration in the classroom is beneficial to students because they can learn new skills, develop communication skills, leadership, and portray their strengths. They will learn skills that involve resolving conflicts. To make it work it should consist of small groups where everyone can contribute, while feeling safe yet challenged.
The teacher should ensure that students the students should actively participate with contributions valued and students are respectful. Students should be invested in their own learning.
It's important to give open ended questions for the students because it encourages the learners to discover answers.
The outcomes of collaboration involve mastery of fundamental subjects, learning innovative skills, information and technology skills, and life and career skills.