An Oconomowoc eighth-grade algebra class worked on understanding the skills associated with being a productive team member by attempting to accomplish hands-on task.
Each group of four students was made up of a resource manager, a facilitator, a recorder and a task manager. Students were given raw materials, including bendy straws, tape, scissors and a golf ball. Their assignment was to work together to fashion something out of these materials that would catch a golf ball dropped from six feet in the air. Read more.