See more ideas about cooperative learning, teaching and classroom. Kagans work focuses on the use of many different structures to help facilitate active learning, group skills and team building. The book is divided into four parts cooperative learning theory, methods, lesson designs and beyond the classroom. With the use of the resources books such as cooperative mathematics, cooperative learning in literature, and cooperative learning in writing, my students will be contributing to their human capital. Miguel kagan a practical guide containing approximately 200 classroom structures to. Transform your classroom and school into a cooperative and caring learning environment. We highly recommend this handy little quickreference card to anyone purchasing the book, kagan cooperative learning. The jigsaw is a cooperative learning technique with a threedecade track record of successfully increasing positive educational outcomes. Students interact with each other in the same group to acquire. Curriculum and instruction kagan cooperative learning. Cooperative learning is a resource for all teachers to bring cooperative learning techniques into the classroom. This structure is adapted with permission from the book, kagan cooperative learning, published by kagan pub lishing. Spencer kagans most popular book is cooperative learning.
Participating in a multiday course will show you how to build powerful learning teams in your classroom. More information about kagans cooperative learning structures can be found at. Cooperative learning is a studentcentered, instructorfacilitated instructional strategy in which a small group of students is responsible for its own learning and the learning of all group members. It covers grouping in pairs and small groups to build a team learning spirit in the classroom. Spencer kagan books list of books by author spencer kagan. This set of self checking printable cards can be used with multiple kagan cooperative learning structures including quiz, quiz, trade insideoutside circle showdown pairs check you can use them with the whole class, in small groups, as math centers or students can work in pairs. The course dates are august 10, 2015 through december 11, 2015. This new book presents today s most successful cooperative learning methods. See more ideas about cooperative learning, teaching and cooperative learning strategies. Your success benefits me and my success benefits you. Spencer kagan has 23 books on goodreads with 1576 ratings. Cooperative efforts result in students striving for mutual benefit so that all group members. Recognise that all group members share a common fate.
They are based on distinct philosophies of education and lead to variations in types of learning and cooperation, student roles and communication patterns, teacher roles, and evaluation kagan 1985. In kagan s product catalog, you will find books, smartcards, software, electronics, learning games, and moreall designed to boost cooperation and active engagement in your classroom. Cooperative learning structures chart cooperative structure how it helps how it works materials needed how it can be implemented in the classroom kpaire allows for rehearsal and immediate feedback all students have opportunity to learn by reflection and verbalization active student involvement teacher poses question preferably. Cooperative learning tools loyola university chicago. Use cooperative learning to teach both science content and process skills. He finally concedes that he will have to have a separate book just on structures. Kagan cooperative learning by spencer kagan published by kagan cooperative learning 2nd second edition 2009 perfect paperback on.
Lots of other schools in camden have shown great interest in what we are doing here at rosary. The book includes a complete overview of cooperative learning and coop structures, cooperative process science, and 15 fantastic stepbystep, handson cooperative learning lessons. Cooperative learning by spencer kagan, 9781933445281, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Kagan catalog cooperative learning kagan publishing. There are many well documented and researched benefits to kagan cooperative learning. Youll still find all the practical and proven kagan structures, including numbered heads together, roundtable, and threestep interview direct from the man who invented cooperative learning. In the book kagan cooperative learning the author mentions many different structures without explaining them. They may also be working with partners or the whole class. Teammates try to find which of the three statements is the fiction. Slavins work utilizes methods from both johnson and johnson, and kagan, that has resulted in the development of specific cooperative learning structures. Each member of a team is responsible not only for learning what is taught but also for helping teammates learn, thus creating an.
Youll learn kagan methods for teambuilding, classbuilding, classroom management, dozens more kagan structures for mastery, higherlevel thinking, and social skills. Why would the kagans update a classic that has sold nearly half a million copies. You and your students will love these fun, successful reading activities. I bought this book expecting that this was going to be the explanation of the 200 plus structures. Kagan s approach to cooperative learning is summarized in this colorful, laminated smartcard. On the front of the card, youll pick up tips on how to tighten up your cooperative learning lessons using pies. Kagan cooperative learning structures smartcard kindle. Kagans approach to cooperative learning is summarized in this colorful, laminated smartcard. Ive used cooperative learning in my high school classroom in the past.
I received kagan s cooperative learning as part of a cedarville university grad course i took several years ago. One aim is to foster positive, cooperative relationships between learners studying any subject in a class. Cooperative learning reading activities kagan australia. Cooperative structures in teaching, new structures continue to be developed, and old structures continue to evolve. American educational psychologist spencer kagan has a neat set of structures for improving cooperative groupbased learning. Youll still find all the practical and proven kagan structures, including numbered heads together, roundtable, and threestep interviewdirect from the man who invented cooperative learning. The unit will help teachers be able to integrate kagan cooperative learning strategies within their classrooms. Walt introduce kagan structures in order to broaden teaching and learning methodology. Kagan cooperative learning by spencer kagan published by kagan cooperative learning 2nd second edition 2009 perfect paperback perfect paperback 4. The best cooperative learning and science book for the elementary and middle grades. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as cds or access codes. Sep 10, 2007 american educational psychologist spencer kagan has a neat set of structures for improving cooperative groupbased learning. Reading comes alive through exhilarating cooperative learning.
Cooperative learning strategies teaching strategies teaching tips student learning siop strategies kagen strategies kagan structures teaching character math coach a wandering woman teaches browse over 70 educational resources created by a wandering woman teaches in the official teachers pay teachers store. Ive written five cooperative learning books for kagan as well as dozens of digital resources with active engagement strategies for my tpt store. Mar 20, 20 in the book kagan cooperative learning the author mentions many different structures without explaining them. Nearly half of the 24 chapters is devoted to cooperative learning methods. This book has practical examples that i was able to implement immediately no adaptation required. Buy kagan cooperative learning revised edition workbook by miguel kagan isbn. Active engagement, student engagement, kagan structures, cooperative learning, group work, educational activities, school district, third grade, teamwork. The history of cooperative learning cooperative learning.
Kagan cooperative learning he book that started it allis completely revised. Kagan structures walt introduce kagan structures in order to broaden teaching and learning methodology wilf improved knowledge of kagan structures and will be familiar with approx 6 structures to consider how the key principles of kagan and how these can be incorporated into learning and teaching. According to jane joritznakagawa, the aims of spencer kagan s cooperative learning structures are. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
Do any of you use kagan strategies in your room its all about cooperative learning team work and partners and building a classroom family, if you will. English book collection australian edition kagan australia. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Students work together to learn and are responsible for their teammates learning as well as their own. I love including stepbystep directions and classroom management strategies because i want others to experience the same success i did in my classroom. This is a guide that has helped over the years and made cooperative learning part of my teaching in all o cooperative learning is a resource for all teachers.
This 8 week course is a teacher professional development based on kagan cooperative learning. One of my favorite things that i took away from kagan is the desk assignments. This book takes it to the next level with activities explicitly designed to develop students social skills, character, and emotional intelligence. Frequent questions kagan cooperative learning ebook. Youll still find all the practical and proven kagan structures, including. Discover book depositorys huge selection of kagan cooperative learning books online. Cooperative structures team wordweb students write the topic in the center, round table core concepts, then freeforall supporting elements, and bridges. Anyone have opinion on kagan cooperative learning structures. Small group work in the classroom language and learning project, curriculum branch, education departme. Here are a few examples from kagan s 1994 book on cooperative learning. He has presented dozens of keynotes and conferences in eighteen countries. Includes all new, stepbystep, literaturebased, reading activities for each of two dozen cooperative learning structures.
See all books authored by spencer kagan, including cooperative learning, and silly sports and goofy games, and. Kagan has been featured in the leading educational magazines including educational leadership, instructor, learning magazine, and video journal. Each of the following cooperative learning structures were developed by spencer kagan. If each students part is essential, then each student is. Kagan cooperative learning by spencer kagan published by.
What are the different types of cooperative learning. Many teachers turn to kagan because students become kinder and more socially adept as they use kagan structures daily. Kagan cooperative learning and economics donorschoose. Why would the kagans completely revise and revamp a classic that has sold nearly half a million copies. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Despite this, the pedagogy is popular in classrooms across districts and grade levels, creating a need for tips and information that teachers can act upon below is a guide that covers general principles and specific strategies to use for each of the three types of. With these structures, you wont have to worry if your cooperative learning lessons respect the principles known to increase student achievement and improve social relations. Kagan is the principal author of the single most comprehensive book for educators in each of four fields.
Cooperative learning is an extremely successful teaching strategy in which small teams of students usually teams of 4 work together towards a learning goal. Just as in a jigsaw puzzle, each pieceeach students partis essential for the completion and full understanding of the final product. Kagan cooperative learning structures teacher leaders from across the district and in each building have been trained in kagan structures for use in the classroom and inturn have continued building capacity with the teachers in the district, k12, on effective uses of kagan cooperative learning strategies for all students. The kagans make it easier than ever to boost engagement and achievement. I received kagans cooperative learning as part of a cedarville university grad course i took several years ago. Cooperative learning spencer kagan national library of.
You ll still find all the practical and proven kagan structures, including numbered heads together, roundtable, and threestep interview direct from the man who invented cooperative learning structures. This new book presents todays most successful cooperative learning methods. Students each use a different color pen or marker for individual accountability and to ensure equal. Kagan cooperative learning has been the most heavily studied cooperative learning innovation of all time but we are the first school in this borough to start using these learning structures. Finding a resource that explores cooperative learning is easy, but many ignore strategies for delivering the teaching approach. Cooperative learning rosary catholic primary school. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Books by spencer kagan author of cooperative learning. Teammates write three statementsproblemssentences with punctuationhistory factsetc two true. Wellstructured cooperative learning lessons are often multilevel and multidisciplinary, calling for the gifts of a variety of students. Kagan cooperative learning has been the most heavily cooperative learning innovation of all time. There are many types of cooperative learning structures. Thinkpairshare the teacher poses a question to the class. According to jane joritznakagawa, the aims of spencer kagans cooperative learning structures are.627 1076 1548 226 1192 67 68 648 669 1329 679 469 474 1104 30 1087 629 1121 1427 1137 80 1218 653 78 1055 1584 1536 1257 568 948 215 1596 840 1170 1084 1189 882 1305 994 899 651 1008