THE BIG FOUR
The purpose of this structure is to get
acquainted with the rest of the group, to
have team identity and to build mutual
support. Thus, recognizing and valuing
individual differences to develop synergy
and eventually accomplish a task.
In this structure, it can effectively produce
academic content/skill mastery. This is a
helpful way to improve
knowledge, comprehension and other
mastery skills. Also, to acquire and
develop more concepts and aid thinking
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