Learning in isolation can pose significant challenges, especially for students coping with the stresses of poverty or English as a second language.
Learning should be a social activity. Working in groups, students can accomplish far more than on their own. They have the opportunity to discuss new concepts with peers who have similar levels of understanding. They can support one another, learn to think critically and consider opinions of others before reaching a conclusion.
Success for All programmes are founded on co-operative learning strategies that enable students to fulfill their potential while having fun along the way. In our partner classrooms, all children benefit from the constant coaching, encouragement and peer feedback. Our curricula emphasise team goals that can only be achieved when everyone is learning and improving together.
SfA students are motivated to work together to achieve common goals. By helping others, they learn to help themselves and they take responsibility for their own development.
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