In this move, student pair up with other students in the classroom to do two things: 1) share an academic problem they have been working on and 2) work on the problem their partner shares with them. Naturally, there are a number of advantages to this approach including the fact that when done well, teachers have set conditions for learning, which is an important part of Social Emotional Learning and a prerequisite to doing Common Core well. In the links below, you can see the move in action with teachers explaining how to set it up and why it promotes student learning.
6th grade teacher Amanda Hicks explains the approach and viewers can see it in action.
The directions are listed here.
And in this Kagan Training video, students work with the move for the first time.