COOPERATIVE LEARNING Name: Date:. Objectives Rational for cooperative learning. Understand the difference from cooperative learning and group learning.

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Slide 1 COOPERATIVE LEARNING Name: Date: Slide 2 Objectives Rational for cooperative learning. Understand the difference from cooperative learning and group learning. Structures of cooperative learning. Understand the importance of and the need for direct teaching of social skills. Grouping strategies. Slide 3 Objectives continued The teachers role when using cooperative learning in the classroom. Understand the use of assigning roles as a means of avoiding problems. Importance of team trust. Slide 4 Grouping Groups of 4. Two groups of 2: Shoulder to shoulder. Knee to knee. Slide 5 Groups become teams through trust and team building. When new groups are formed it is important to give the group time to form trust and develop a team identity. Slide 6 TEAM Acquainted. Team develops an identity, name, and cheer. The team learns to trust Team learns to respect and value differences in the group. The team learns that the product of the group is better than any individual. Slide 7 Three Types of Learning Cooperative Small heterogeneous groups of students working together to achieve a common goal. Slide 8 Three types of Learning Competitive Students working individually and/or homogeneous groups engaged in a win/lose struggle. Slide 9 Three Types of Learning Individual Students working independently on their own goals at their own pace in their own space. Slide 10 What children can do together today, they can do alone tomorrow. Vygotsky Slide 11 William Glasser We learn 10% of what we read 20 % of what we hear 30% of what we see 50% of what we both see and hear 70% of what is discussed with others 80% of what we experience personally 95% of what we teach to someone else Slide 12 Components of Cooperative Learning Positive interdependence. Individual accountability. Participation. Division of labor among students in the group. Face to face interaction. Assignment of roles to students. Group processing of an activity. Slide 13 Johnson and Johnson - Positive interdependence. - Individual Accountability. - Group processing. - Social skills. - Face to face interaction. PIGSPIGS FACE Slide 14 Kagan P-positive interdependence is my gain your gain? Is help necessary? I- individual accountability is individual public performance required? E- equal participation how equal is the participation? S- simultaneous interaction what percent are overtly active at once? Slide 15 Social Skills when groups are forming Slide 16 Social Skills during group Slide 17 Social Skills during discussions Slide 18 Social Skills when wrapping up discussions Slide 19 Social Skills when reporting Slide 20 Roundtable Activity What do you think are the greatest concerns/obstacles that hinder learning in the classroom? Slide 21 Grouping Slide 22 Whos Not Telling the Truth? Slide 23 GROUP ROLES Secretary Time Keeper Cheer Leader Summarizer Facilitator Noise Monitor Materials Controller Historian Equalizer Slide 24 Inside Outside Circle Slide 25 Two by Two Slide 26 ACTIVITY Four Jobs: Secretary. Cheer Leader. Time Keeper. Summarizer. Slide 27 WHAT ARE SOME THINGS THAT NEED CLARIFYING? 20 minutes. Discuss. Answer. Clarify. List anything group could not clarify. Slide 28 JIGSAW Slide 29 HEADS TOGETHER Slide 30 INTERVIEW Slide 31 PROCESSING What were you supposed to do? What did you do well? What would you do differently next time? Do you need any help? Slide 32 TEACHERS ROLE Before class: Objectives: Academic. Group Participation. Social Skills. Slide 33 TEACHERS ROLE Start of Class: Assign roles. Explain objectives. Explain criteria for success. Specify desired behaviors. Slide 34 TEACHERS ROLE During Activity: Reinforce positive interactions. Notice. Avoid giving answers. Re-teach as necessary. Assess. Slide 35 TEACHERS ROLE At completion: Provide closure. Direct processing activity. Provide feedback. Slide 36 TEACHERS ROLE After class: Evaluate learning. Recognize achievement. Plan for future teaching. Slide 37 GRADES Slide 38 INDEPENDENT PRACTICE Incorporate one cooperative group activity into classroom. Write up objectives (academic and social). Evaluate activity what worked, what needed to be different. Send summary to instructor within 2 weeks.


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