There are certain considerations one can take into account when investigate the issue of group and independent working in schools. Some contends that teachers should ask students to work independently on project assignments. Nevertheless, I assert that working in groups collaboratively can be much more efficient.
Working alone does possess some advantages. On one hand, working independently means that a student has to finish all the tasks within a project by himself or herself. Thus, the student can get trained in various aspects, such as critical thinking, writing, and oral presentation through this project. Obviously, this is essential for the integrated development of a student. On the other hand, working alone teaches the student to understand the importance of independent and responsibility. For instance, some students may be lazy and won't work hard within a group, but in an independent project they must rely on themselves and be responsible for their own scores. These are all benefits students could gain only from working on themselves.
However, I hold the opinion that although working individually can be beneficial, as stated before, working in a group is a much more effective way of learning for the students.
First and foremost, it is undeniable that everyone has merits and demerits. Students can make the best of what they are good at and learn from each other in group work. For example, one student good at writing can be responsible for writing the report for the project, while others who are excellent at investigation go to field trip. This makes sure each part of the project goes well in the most efficiently way, so the whole project can be finished quickly and excellent. What's more, the students can also learn from each other, so everyone makes progress together through the project. It is vividly clear that only group work brings these benefits.
Furthermore, working in a group teaches the student how to cooperate with others, which is of pivotal importance in daily society. With the rapid trend of globalization and the advancement in technology, the chances are people collaborate with others closer than ever before in almost any areas and fields. Thus, working with people from completely different background has became more and more critical. Through group work, students can learn how to respect others' ideas, how to support others and how to be a good teammate. These are all important factors that decides if a team can be success. All these can only be learned through group work instead of working alone.
Due to aforementioned evidence, students learn more efficiently by working in a group than alone, for they can learn from each other and fill their own weaknesses and at the same time, learn how to cooperate with others.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, first, furthermore, however, if, may, nevertheless, so, thus, well, while, as to, for example, for instance, such as, on the other hand
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 20.0 15.1003584229 132% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 16.0 9.8082437276 163% => OK
Conjunction : 17.0 13.8261648746 123% => OK
Relative clauses : 10.0 11.0286738351 91% => OK
Pronoun: 27.0 43.0788530466 63% => OK
Preposition: 62.0 52.1666666667 119% => OK
Nominalization: 9.0 8.0752688172 111% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2346.0 1977.66487455 119% => OK
No of words: 457.0 407.700716846 112% => OK
Chars per words: 5.13347921225 4.8611393121 106% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.62358717085 4.48103885553 103% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.84051712824 2.67179642975 106% => OK
Unique words: 224.0 212.727598566 105% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.490153172867 0.524837075471 93% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 707.4 618.680645161 114% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.51630824373 99% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 8.0 9.59856630824 83% => OK
Article: 3.0 3.08781362007 97% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 3.51792114695 57% => OK
Conjunction: 2.0 1.86738351254 107% => OK
Preposition: 4.0 4.94265232975 81% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 24.0 20.6003584229 117% => OK
Sentence length: 19.0 20.1344086022 94% => OK
Sentence length SD: 43.0430783892 48.9658058833 88% => OK
Chars per sentence: 97.75 100.406767564 97% => OK
Words per sentence: 19.0416666667 20.6045352989 92% => OK
Discourse Markers: 6.08333333333 5.45110844103 112% => OK
Paragraphs: 6.0 4.53405017921 132% => Less paragraphs wanted.
Language errors: 2.0 5.5376344086 36% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 18.0 11.8709677419 152% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 4.0 3.85842293907 104% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 2.0 4.88709677419 41% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.314162700969 0.236089414692 133% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.109241360881 0.076458572812 143% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0589550560482 0.0737576698707 80% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.192852681249 0.150856017488 128% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0444905054714 0.0645574589148 69% => OK
automated_readability_index: 12.3 11.7677419355 105% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 60.65 58.1214874552 104% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 6.10430107527 144% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 9.5 10.1575268817 94% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.47 10.9000537634 114% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.03 8.01818996416 100% => OK
difficult_words: 100.0 86.8835125448 115% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 7.5 10.002688172 75% => OK
gunning_fog: 9.6 10.0537634409 95% => OK
text_standard: 10.0 10.247311828 98% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 73.3333333333 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 22.0 Out of 30
Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.