Jigsaw DirectionsRead the StrategyThink about how you could use this in your classroomClassify this strategy
Processing ActivityDuring TOP and Mentor training, Joey & I have attempted to model a variety of teaching strategies that engage students and create meaning and memory. Your group has an envelope, open it and take out the cards inside. Do you remember these strategies? Now decide what category these strategies fall under.
Jigsaw StrategyDiscuss the strategy with your teammatesHow can the strategy be used in your areaHow can it be tweaked to work in other areasClassify the strategyThink globally (K-12)
A+ Teacher Strategies
Investigate strategies forOpening classProcessing informationAssessing informationOrganizing informationReviewing informationClosing classWorking in Groups
Where do they belong?Opening strategies?Closing/Review strategies?Assessment strategies?Processing strategies?
Place Your BetsTrafffic LightPuzzle PairsShowdownFind Someone whoNumbered HeadsMuddiest PointOverhead Review
Inside/Outside CirclePick a strategy that you are going to use in the next 2 weeksExplain how you are going to use itRotateExplain what your partner is going to doRepeat what you are going to use
Questions for inside, outsideExplain jig sawing to your partner!Tell your partner 3 things your brain loves!Why is it important to have a toolbox full of strategies?What new strategy will you use next week and how will you use it?