Kids say – I wanna talk about ME!<br />Gina Griffin-Evans<br />Fairfax County, VA<br />
Getting to know you?<br />Are you a Middle School Teacher?<br />Are you a High School Teacher?<br />Do you use Cooperative...
Reflect<br />What percentage of the time do you talk during a class period?<br />Research shows on average in the United S...
Reflect<br />What percentage of your students are overtly active engaged at once in your classroom?<br />4% - (1/28)<br />...
“ There is nothing more unequal than volunteer participation in a heterogeneous classroom”<br />Spencer Kagan<br />
Kagan Publishing & Professional Development<br />Cooperative Learning Institute<br />Presenter - Jeff Dane<br />
Cooperative Learning<br />Research Based<br />Increase student achievement by 26%<br />Marzano<br />Cooperative Learning i...
6 Keys to Make Cooperative Learning Work!<br />Teams will manage social skills and principles through structures.<br />
Principles<br />
Classbuilders & Teambuilders<br />?<br />Classbuilder – once a week<br />Teambuilder – twice a week<br />
Forming Teams<br />Heterogeneous<br />Groups of 4 with 4 levels ( H, HM, LM, L)<br />Remain together for 6 weeks (half qua...
Kagan Structures<br />Built with PIES<br />Content Independent<br />
So Let’s Try Some Structures<br />Reflection Questions:<br />Is this a Class Builder, Team Builder , Content Activity or a...
Stand – n - Share<br />List true statements about this diagram.<br />
Stand – n - Share<br />All students stand with their own list.<br />Teacher calls on one student to share<br />Students ad...
Think Pair Share<br />1. Teacher announces topic and time<br />2. Think time<br />3. A shares; B listens<br />4. B respond...
Think Pair Share<br />Please work with your shoulder partner. <br />You will each have 15 seconds to answer the following ...
Think Pair Share<br />Please working with your shoulder partner. <br />You will each have 15 seconds to answer the followi...
Match Mine<br />Find a partner who can turn their back to the screen.<br />Describe to them the picture that will be shown...
Match Mine<br />
Make A Stand<br />Give Student Identity<br />Stand up if the statement is true about you!<br />
Make A Stand<br />You know the different between a linear and quadratic equation.<br />Your birthday is in this month.<br ...
Make A Stand<br />Pick up one of the Quadratic Equation on your table.<br />This is your new identity.<br />
Make A Stand<br />Take a moment to think about what you know about your new identity.<br />Talk to your shoulder partner a...
Make A Stand<br />Open Up<br />Vertex in the second quadrant<br />If your domain is all real numbers.<br />Has no x-interc...
Team<br />Find four people close to you to form a team of four!<br />
Robin Structures<br />Teacher asks a question.<br />Teammates take turns answering.<br />We will begin with team member #1...
Round Robin<br />You will each have 10 seconds to answer the following question.<br />If math was a color, what color woul...
Rally Robin<br />Take turns giving answers the following question.<br />Give a true statement about the function  f(x) = x...
Find the Fiction <br />Teammates write 3 statements: 2 true and 1 false.<br />One student on each team stands, and then re...
Example:<br />y = 3x + 2<br />This line has a y-intercept that is odd<br />This line is parallel to the line y = 3x – 4.<b...
Find the Fiction<br />Choose a quadrilateral and write a the top of your paper.<br /> Then write 3 statements about your l...
Mix Pair Share<br />Students Mix<br />Teacher Calls, “Pair”<br />Hand Up, Pair Up<br />Teacher asks Question, gives think ...
Mix<br />Look people in the eye<br />Give Greeting “Hi, I am  -?- ”<br />Contact – Hand Shake, Knuckles<br />
Mix Pair Share #1<br />Mix<br />Rally Robin <br />Partners repeatedly take turns, answering orally<br />Question:<br />”Wh...
Quiz-Quiz-Trade<br />Stand Up, Hand Up, Pair Up<br />Partner A quiz<br />Partner B answers<br />Partner A Praise and/or co...
Quiz-Quiz-Trade<br />Round One:<br />Use your blue cards<br />Round Two:<br />Use your green cards.<br />
Four Corners<br />Read the question<br />Go to the corner that best describes you or your opinion<br />Pair up with a part...
If I could be an animal for a day, I would be a …<br />Bear  <br />Dog<br />Cat<br />Monkey<br />
What is the best way to solve the quadratic equation you were given?<br />Factoring Method   (       ) (       ) = 0<br />...
Mix<br />Look people in the eye<br />Give Greeting “Hi, I am  -?- ”<br />Trade Cards.<br />
What is the best way to solve the quadratic equation you were given?<br />Factoring Method   (       ) (       ) = 0<br />...
What Conic are you?<br />Parabola<br />Circle<br />Ellipse<br />Hyperbola<br />
Find your partner<br />Match a graph with an equation!<br />
Closure<br />Questions<br />
Thanks for Coming<br />Strongly recommend Kagan<br />www.KaganOnline.com<br />
Mix Pair Share #2<br />Mix<br />Rally Robin <br />Partners repeatedly take turns, answering orally<br />Question:<br />“Wh...
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  1. 1. Kids say – I wanna talk about ME!<br />Gina Griffin-Evans<br />Fairfax County, VA<br />
  2. 2. Getting to know you?<br />Are you a Middle School Teacher?<br />Are you a High School Teacher?<br />Do you use Cooperative Learning in your classroom?<br />Have you gone to a Kagan Cooperative Learning training?<br />
  3. 3. Reflect<br />What percentage of the time do you talk during a class period?<br />Research shows on average in the United States teachers do almost 80% of the talking in a classroom.<br />
  4. 4. Reflect<br />What percentage of your students are overtly active engaged at once in your classroom?<br />4% - (1/28)<br /> 25% - (7/28)<br /> 50% - (14/28)<br />
  5. 5. “ There is nothing more unequal than volunteer participation in a heterogeneous classroom”<br />Spencer Kagan<br />
  6. 6. Kagan Publishing & Professional Development<br />Cooperative Learning Institute<br />Presenter - Jeff Dane<br />
  7. 7. Cooperative Learning<br />Research Based<br />Increase student achievement by 26%<br />Marzano<br />Cooperative Learning is not Group work!<br />
  8. 8. 6 Keys to Make Cooperative Learning Work!<br />Teams will manage social skills and principles through structures.<br />
  9. 9. Principles<br />
  10. 10. Classbuilders & Teambuilders<br />?<br />Classbuilder – once a week<br />Teambuilder – twice a week<br />
  11. 11. Forming Teams<br />Heterogeneous<br />Groups of 4 with 4 levels ( H, HM, LM, L)<br />Remain together for 6 weeks (half quarter)<br />
  12. 12. Kagan Structures<br />Built with PIES<br />Content Independent<br />
  13. 13. So Let’s Try Some Structures<br />Reflection Questions:<br />Is this a Class Builder, Team Builder , Content Activity or a combination?<br />What other topics could I use with this structure?<br />
  14. 14. Stand – n - Share<br />List true statements about this diagram.<br />
  15. 15. Stand – n - Share<br />All students stand with their own list.<br />Teacher calls on one student to share<br />Students add the shared item to their list if they don’t have it or check it off if they do.<br />Students sit when all their items are shared, continuing to add each new item to their list.<br />When all students are seated, Stand-n-Share is complete.<br />
  16. 16. Think Pair Share<br />1. Teacher announces topic and time<br />2. Think time<br />3. A shares; B listens<br />4. B responds and praises<br />B shares; A listens<br />A responds and praises<br />
  17. 17. Think Pair Share<br />Please work with your shoulder partner. <br />You will each have 15 seconds to answer the following question.<br />What are your memories of the Inauguration?<br />Think Time<br />Share<br />
  18. 18. Think Pair Share<br />Please working with your shoulder partner. <br />You will each have 15 seconds to answer the following question.<br />What is a special number in Algebra and why is it special?<br />Think Time<br />Share<br />
  19. 19. Match Mine<br />Find a partner who can turn their back to the screen.<br />Describe to them the picture that will be shown so they can create one to match!<br />
  20. 20. Match Mine<br />
  21. 21. Make A Stand<br />Give Student Identity<br />Stand up if the statement is true about you!<br />
  22. 22. Make A Stand<br />You know the different between a linear and quadratic equation.<br />Your birthday is in this month.<br />You have been teaching more than 20 years.<br />You are a first year teacher.<br />
  23. 23. Make A Stand<br />Pick up one of the Quadratic Equation on your table.<br />This is your new identity.<br />
  24. 24. Make A Stand<br />Take a moment to think about what you know about your new identity.<br />Talk to your shoulder partner about what you two have in common.<br />
  25. 25. Make A Stand<br />Open Up<br />Vertex in the second quadrant<br />If your domain is all real numbers.<br />Has no x-intercept.<br />y-intercept is positive.<br />
  26. 26. Team<br />Find four people close to you to form a team of four!<br />
  27. 27. Robin Structures<br />Teacher asks a question.<br />Teammates take turns answering.<br />We will begin with team member #1 and move to the right.<br />
  28. 28. Round Robin<br />You will each have 10 seconds to answer the following question.<br />If math was a color, what color would it be and why?<br />Think Time<br />Share<br />
  29. 29. Rally Robin<br />Take turns giving answers the following question.<br />Give a true statement about the function f(x) = x2 + 5x + 6.<br />Think Time<br />Share<br />
  30. 30. Find the Fiction <br />Teammates write 3 statements: 2 true and 1 false.<br />One student on each team stands, and then reads his or her statements to teammates.<br />With out consulting teammates each student writes down his or her own best guess as to which statement is false.<br />Teammates Round Robin and defend their “best guess” (Note: teacher may or may not ask teams to attempt to reach consensus)<br />Teammates announce their guess<br />The standing student announces the false statement.<br />Students celebrate!<br />
  31. 31. Example:<br />y = 3x + 2<br />This line has a y-intercept that is odd<br />This line is parallel to the line y = 3x – 4.<br />This line has a positive slope.<br />
  32. 32. Find the Fiction<br />Choose a quadrilateral and write a the top of your paper.<br /> Then write 3 statements about your line: <br /> 2 true and 1 false.<br />
  33. 33. Mix Pair Share<br />Students Mix<br />Teacher Calls, “Pair”<br />Hand Up, Pair Up<br />Teacher asks Question, gives think time<br />Share<br />
  34. 34. Mix<br />Look people in the eye<br />Give Greeting “Hi, I am -?- ”<br />Contact – Hand Shake, Knuckles<br />
  35. 35. Mix Pair Share #1<br />Mix<br />Rally Robin <br />Partners repeatedly take turns, answering orally<br />Question:<br />”What is similar about these two functions: <br />y = 3x + 4 and 4x – 2y = - 8 ?<br />Think Time<br />Share<br />Departing Message <br />
  36. 36. Quiz-Quiz-Trade<br />Stand Up, Hand Up, Pair Up<br />Partner A quiz<br />Partner B answers<br />Partner A Praise and/or coach<br />Switch roles<br />Partners trade cards<br />Repeat<br />
  37. 37. Quiz-Quiz-Trade<br />Round One:<br />Use your blue cards<br />Round Two:<br />Use your green cards.<br />
  38. 38. Four Corners<br />Read the question<br />Go to the corner that best describes you or your opinion<br />Pair up with a partner within each corner<br />Pair-share about why you chose this corner<br />Paraphrase your partner’s reason<br />
  39. 39. If I could be an animal for a day, I would be a …<br />Bear <br />Dog<br />Cat<br />Monkey<br />
  40. 40. What is the best way to solve the quadratic equation you were given?<br />Factoring Method ( ) ( ) = 0<br />Square Root Method <br />Completing the Square<br />Quadratic Formula<br />
  41. 41. Mix<br />Look people in the eye<br />Give Greeting “Hi, I am -?- ”<br />Trade Cards.<br />
  42. 42. What is the best way to solve the quadratic equation you were given?<br />Factoring Method ( ) ( ) = 0<br />Square Root Method <br />Completing the Square<br />Quadratic Formula<br />
  43. 43. What Conic are you?<br />Parabola<br />Circle<br />Ellipse<br />Hyperbola<br />
  44. 44. Find your partner<br />Match a graph with an equation!<br />
  45. 45. Closure<br />Questions<br />
  46. 46. Thanks for Coming<br />Strongly recommend Kagan<br />www.KaganOnline.com<br />
  47. 47. Mix Pair Share #2<br />Mix<br />Rally Robin <br />Partners repeatedly take turns, answering orally<br />Question:<br />“What is a word that that your friends would use to describe you?”<br />Think Time<br />Share<br />Departing Message <br />

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