Do you want your students to;
As teachers in a 21st Century world we experience the pressure, not only to help our children succeed academically, but also to teach and practice 21st Century skills (e.g. problem-solving, critical thinking, collaboration, communication.)* It seems a daunting task. Kagan structures are all planned in such a way that you get to reach various academic and interpersonal functions with each of them – cutting down the time required to teach them while increasing time to actually practice.
See writings of A.J. Rotherham and D.T. Willingham