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Jigsaws part of Jigsaws
Developed by Barbara Tewksbury, Hamilton College "When efforts are structured cooperatively, there is considerable evidence that students will exert more effort to achieve - learn more, use higher-level ...

Examples of Jigsaws part of Jigsaws
HelpRefine the Results Environmental Science 14 matches Geoscience 23 matches Results 1 - 10 of 30 matches Tracers in the hydrologic cycle: A jigsaw activity part of Cutting Edge:Complex Systems:Teaching ...

What are Jigsaws part of Jigsaws
The jigsaw technique can be used equally well for assignments involving data analysis or field work and for assignments involving reading. The following example provides a simple illustration of the elements of ...

Why Use Jigsaws part of Jigsaws
The jigsaw technique was developed and named in 1971 at the University of Texas, Austin by Elliot Aronson as a way for students in recently desegregated schools in Austin to interact in the classroom in a way that ...

How to Use Jigsaws part of Jigsaws
Jump down to Steps for designing a jigsaw A good jigsaw topic has a number of hallmarks A good topic has team assignments that are related. If team assignments are not related, the peer teaching component becomes ...

References part of Jigsaws
Articles and books below that are not specifically on the jigsaw technique contain information on jigsaw in addition to other cooperative learning strategies. Aronson, E., 1978, The jigsaw classroom: Beverly ...

Jigsaw Activities part of Jigsaws
HelpRefine the Results Biology 1 match Environmental Science 19 matches Geography 1 match Geoscience 36 matches Languages 1 match Results 1 - 10 of 46 matches Tracers in the hydrologic cycle: A jigsaw activity ...

Using Jigsaw in the Geosciences part of Jigsaws
The examples below describe only a few of the many ways of using jigsaws in the geoscience classroom, lab, and field. Examples are listed in order of complexity and the likely amount of time necessary to complete ...

Jigsaw Steps part of Jigsaws
Following the steps below will help you design an effective jigsaw. Download a document with these steps. (Acrobat (PDF) 124kB Feb22 09) Step 1: Divide the class into teams of three to five people. Step 2: Devise ...

Jigsaw FAQs part of Jigsaws
Won't it take more time than if I just lectured? Although a jigsaw assignment takes time in class, you won't need to spend as much time lecturing about a particular topic. If planned well, the overall ...