Kagan Cooperative Learning
The book that started it all – is all NEW! Why would the Kagans completely revise and revamp a classic that has sold nearly half a million copies? The answer: So much has changed! Cooperative Learning today is different. This new book presents today’s most successful cooperative learning methods. The Kagans make it easier than ever to boost engagement and achievement. You’ll still find all the practical and proven Kagan Structures, including Numbered Heads Together, RoundTable, and Three-Step Interview – direct from the man who invented cooperative learning structures. And there’s still plenty of ready-to-do teambuilding and classbuilding activities to make your class click. But in this expanded edition, you will find new step-by-step structures, hundreds of helpful management tips, many more teacher-friendly activities and forms, and up-to-date research on proven methods. You hear how schools have used Kagan Cooperative Learning to boost academics, close the achievement gap, improve student relations, and create a more kind and caring school community. After decades of training and working with hundreds of thousands of teachers, the Kagans have refined and perfected the most widely used and respected form of cooperative learning ever. The Kagans make it easy for you to dramatically increase engagement and achievement in your class! 480 pages.
- The World-Wide Bestseller on Cooperative Learning (CL)
- Nearly Half a Million Copies in Print
- 100 Kagan Structures and 1,000s of Activities
- For All Years/Grades and Content Areas
Table of Contents
Part I. Cooperative Learning Theory & Research
Chapter 1: Frequent Questions
Chapter 2: Why Do We Need Cooperative Learning?
Chapter 3: What Does the Research Say?
Chapter 4: Why Does Cooperative Learning Work?
Part II. Seven Keys for Success
Chapter 5: Seven Keys for Success
Chapter 6: Key 1. Structures
Chapter 7: Key 2. Teams
Chapter 8: Key 3. Management
Chapter 9: Key 4. Classbuilding
Chapter 10: Key 5. Teambuilding
Chapter 11: Key 6. Social Skills
Chapter 12: Key 7. Basic Principles (PIES)
Part III. Cooperative Projects, Lessons, and Assessment
Chapter 13: Cooperative Projects & Presentations
Chapter 14: Planning Cooperative Lessons
Chapter 15: Assessment and Grading
Chapter 16: Motivation Without Rewards and Competition
Part IV. Alternate Approaches
Chapter 17: Classic Cooperative Learning