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The Jigsaw Classroom:  A co-operative learning technique

The Jigsaw Classroom: A co-operative learning technique

This is the official website of the jigsaw classroom, a co-operative learning technique that purports to reduce racial conflict among school children, promote better learning, improve student motivation, and increase enjoyment of the learning experience. Includes an overview of the technique, a brief history, and implementation strategies. It explores the benefits of the jigsaw classroom, including promotion of learner engagement and empathy.... Show More


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Linda Bruenjes
Linda Bruenjes (Administrator)
11 years ago

I am planning on adding this material to a packet of support materials which will be used by a small cohort of faculty as they develop collaborative learnng projects.  Will comment again after I get feedback from faculty.

Nicholle Schuelke Berg
17 years ago
After reviewing the content of the website, I employed this strategy within my
own college methods course. The students enjoyed the collaborative method,
indicating that it was a strategy to place in their "toolboxes." The website
provides specific information implementing the strategy in the classroom and
could be of value to any teacher-leader.
Used in course? Yes