Presentation on theme: "The Cooperative Learning Model Students work together to accomplish a task or produce a product in a particular way."— Presentation transcript:
The Cooperative Learning Model Students work together to accomplish a task or produce a product in a particular way
The Cooperative Learning Model Five Key Elements Positive interdependence Individual accountability Face to face interaction Social skills – interpersonal Group processing
The Cooperative Learning Model The Template - Planning Steps Develop clear instructional goals in the know, understand and able to do format Consider and plan the number in and composition of groups Make sure the cooperative activity has all the key elements of cooperative - learning
The Cooperative Learning Model The Template –Implementation Steps Explanation of task Identify the social skills that are critical for the success of the group Monitor and provide feedback to the individual groups as they are working Group summaries Evaluation Assess Group Process
Types of Groups Informal Pair-share, turn to your neighbor Formal Designed to ensure that students have enough time to complete an academic assignment Base Long term groups over a semester
Organizing Groups Should not be done on ability levels Groups should be kept small Cooperative learning should be applied consistently and systematically, but not overused
Specific Cooperative Models The Graffiti Model The Jigsaw Model Think, Pair Share Model
Steps for the Graffiti Model Step 1 – Prepare four questions Step 2 – Distribute materials Step 3 - Answer questions Step 4 – Exchange questions Step 5 – Return to original questions Step 6 – Share information
The Graffiti Model Example What are you most concerned about in your upcoming student teaching experience? What are your greatest strengths regarding what you have to offer children in your classroom? Why do you want to teach? What were some characteristics of the teachers that you thought were good teachers?
Steps for The Jigsaw Model Jigsaw is when students are assigned materials to read and learn 1. Introduce Jigsaw 2. Assign groups to study teams 3. Assemble groups to study material 4. Experts teach their study teams 5. Evaluate and provide team recognition
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