Co-operative Learning. Strategies and Application. Warming up exercise. Form yourselves into groups of 4. Number yourselves as 1, 2, 3, 4. Think and write down: ( 3 minutes ) Your name in the middle of the label. One thing about your family at the top right corner.
Strategies and Application
Time allowed :(5 minutes)
Cooperative Learning is the instructional use of small groups so that students work together to maximize their own and each other’s learning.
(Johnson & Johnson , 1989 )
(Johnson, Johnson, and Holubec 1994:2)
Task(Think - Pair - Share)
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Task ( Simple Jigsaw )
( 10 min)
Randomly choose a worksheet, report or composition from 1 member for group grade (grade interdependence)
Each group member receives same reward (reward interdependence)
Limit resources (resource interdependence)
Assign roles (role interdependence)Ways to establish positive interdependence
Praising (no put downs)
Asking for help
Using quiet voices
Staying on task
Celebrating successExamples for social skills
I like the way you …
I knew you could do it!
Step threeStudent takes turn to introduce their pair partners and share what their partner said.
4 home groups,
with 4 members each
4 new expertgroups, with one representative from each home group
(Aronson et al. 1978. The Jigsaw Classroom. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage.)
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Miss Amos Chan
Cooperative Group Traditional Group
Positive interdependence No interdependence
Individual accountability No individual accountability
Heterogeneous membership Homogeneous membership
Shared leadership One appointed leader
Responsible to each other Responsibly only for self
Task & maintenance emphasized Only task emphasized
Social skills directly taught Skills assumed or ignored
Teacher observes & intervenes Teacher ignores groups
Group processing occurs No group processing
Mutual assistance Competitive
Come to class on time every day
Come to class having done the assignment and prepared to discuss it
Must notify members of the group ahead of time if must miss class for any reason
Be willing to share information
Respect the views, values, and ideas of other members of the group
If members of the group violate these ground rules, other members of the group may impose some agreed consequences.