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I ask each student to give me back a chip each time they answer a question. Rapidly the talking students use up their chips. Since they can no longer speak in the class it leaves the non-talking students to answer the remaining questions." (MORE IN POST) Classroom Behavior, Future Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Teacher Tools, Teacher Resources, Teacher Stuff

Classroom Discussion: Professors Share Favorite Strategies for Engaging Students

Faculty share the strategies they use to engage students in discussion, manage dominant talkers and nontalkers, and steer a discussion that’s gone off track.

Corners: A Cooperative Learning Strategy (Post 4 of Got to Teach!: Four Corners: A Cooperative Learning Strategy (Post 4 of to Teach!: Four Corners: A Cooperative Learning Strategy (Post 4 of Cooperative Learning Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Siop Strategies, Differentiation Strategies, Kagen Strategies, Collaborative Strategies, Peer Learning, Cooperative Games

Four Corners: A Cooperative Learning Strategy (Post 4 of 5) • Teacher Thrive

Thanks for checking out this post on using “Four Corners” as a cooperative learning activity in the classroom. If you would like to view the other posts in this series of Cooperative Learning Strategies, you can find them here: “Expert Groups,” “Q&A Match-Up,” and “Circle Chats.” How It Works: Choose four aspects of a topic […]

Looking for a simple way to get your students out of their seats without sacrificing content? Chat stations is a simple strategy you can implement tomorrow -- check out this awesome video that demonstrates exactly how to do it! Instructional Coaching, Instructional Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Instructional Technology, Teaching Reading, School Classroom, Classroom Activities, Leadership Activities

Students Sitting Around Too Much? Try Chat Stations.

Looking for a simple way to get your students out of their seats without sacrificing content? Chat stations is a simple strategy you can implement tomorrow -- check out my video that demonstrates exactly how to do it!

Cooperative Learning Seating Options from Laura Candler; many other ideas for cooperative learning Classroom Layout, Classroom Organisation, Classroom Behavior, Classroom Setting, Classroom Environment, Teacher Organization, Classroom Design, School Classroom, Classroom Management

Cooperative Learning Seating Options

Tips for setting up your student seating arrangements for cooperative learning, including options for permanent and temporary teams.

One - Get One ~ A Cooperative Learning Strategy Give One – Get One is a great cooperative learning strategy and formative assessment option all in one.Give One – Get One is a great cooperative learning strategy and formative assessment option all in one. Cooperative Learning Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Avid Strategies, Formative Assessment Strategies, Peer Learning, Assessment For Learning, Thinking Strategies, Cooperative Games

Give One - Get One ~ A Cooperative Learning Strategy - Teaching With Simplicity

Give One – Get One is a great cooperative learning strategy and formative assessment option all in one.

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Expert Groups: A Cooperative Learning Strategy {Post 1 of 5} • Teacher Thrive

One of the most important elements of teaching is providing students with plenty of opportunities to actively engage in learning with their peers. I have decided to start a five-part series of posts that will outline my favorite cooperative learning strategies that I have used in my classroom. I will begin with “Expert Groups,” a strategy that […]

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Circle Chats: A Cooperative Learning Strategy {Post 3 of 5} • Teacher Thrive

“Circle Chats,” today’s cooperative learning strategy, in another great way to get your students out of their seats and interacting! How It Works: Divide your class in half. One half will create an inner circle; the other half will make up the outer circle. Students in the outer circle can ask a question of the […]

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Calming the Chaos

Welcome to the Calming the Chaos Blog Hop hosted by 2peasandadog. All of us bloggers have come together to share our top tips for making the last month of school run smoothly. Visit each of our blogs to learn something new and catch a freebie or two! Happy Hopping. Are you exhausted yet? This is the time of the year where teachers have to be more creative than ever. Put on your tap shoes, people! Trying to gain and keep students' attention can be more challenging than ever. So, I will share…

Whole Brain Teaching: Woo! Alternatives More cute cheers to use with Kagan Structures Classroom Cheers, Classroom Behavior, School Classroom, Future Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Management Songs, Seasonal Classrooms, French Classroom, Spanish Classroom

Classroom Cheers

I teach reading at an elementary school. I love what I do! I wanted to share some "ways to praise" that we use in my classroom. These aren't my own ideas just the ones my students love. And here's how it looks: { I look FABULOUS! } Click HERE for printable. =) In what ways do YOU praise?

The Jigsaw Method, a powerful cooperative learning strategy that increases student engagement and social-emotional learning, is a strategy you might need to brush up on. Instructional Coaching, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Technology, Teaching Methods, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Skills, Teaching Ideas, Cooperative Learning Strategies, Cooperative Games

4 Things You Don't Know About the Jigsaw Method | Cult of Pedagogy

The Jigsaw Method, a powerful cooperative learning strategy that increases student engagement and social-emotional learning, is a strategy you might need to brush up on.

 Grab and Teach-- 8 cooperative learning activities Más Cooperative Learning Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Math, Teaching Resources, Collaborative Strategies, Maths, Teaching Ideas, School Classroom, Classroom Activities

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Numbered Heads Together Cooperative Learning Strategy

Another awesome cooperative learning strategy to use all the time, but especially during test prep season is Numbered Heads Together. This activity is a great method for working in teams. How to: Numbered Heads Together Using any open

Go Green with Cooperative Learning by using the Four Corners strategy.: Go Green with Cooperative Learning by using the Four Corners strategy. Cooperative Learning Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Siop Strategies, Cooperative Games, Efl Teaching, Teaching Theatre, Whole Brain Teaching, Teacher Resources

Go Green with Cooperative Learning! - Teaching With Simplicity

I am beginning a Go Green series. By going green I will share ways to use cooperative learning in the classroom by cutting back on copies that you make and/or eliminating paper altogether. There are so many ways to go green, and I can’t wait to share! Multiples have been on my mind lately. This […]

These are seven activities for cooporative learning from the Kagan Structure. These are different ways where students will be able to reflect, discuss, question, work together and collaborate to discover what we are learning as a class. Cooperative Learning Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Instructional Coaching, Instructional Strategies, Kagen Strategies, Kagan Structures, Responsive Classroom, Whole Brain Teaching

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