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Teams bring out the best of both competitive and cooperative behaviour in kids. The Teams feature lets you integrate team-based competition into the flow of your classroom.

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Tips

  • offer a prize, even if it's nominal.
  • keep the same teams over several quizzes (the system does this by default).
  • set the teams in advance, and give teams time to study together.
  • engage each team in a debate about the best strategy for winning. It is preferred that they work out for themselves that actively coaching their weaker members will result in the biggest lift in points.
  • encourage rivalry.