ERIC Number: ED305335
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Mar-13
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Interactive Learning: Creating an Environment for Cooperative Learning.
Foyle, Harvey C.; And Others
The focus of this paper is the benefits and successes accruing from using cooperative learning in the classroom. The background of small group instruction as an effective learning strategy is discussed. Descriptions are given of several cooperative learning techniques--Student Teams-Achievement Divisions, Teams-Games-Tournaments, Jigsaw, and Think-Pair-Share. The steps in cooperative learning are described and the implications for effective classroom management are discussed. Suggestions are made for inservice training of teachers in cooperative learning methods. Two examples of cooperative learning activities are appended. (JD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (44th, Orlando, FL, March 13, 1989).