Cooperative Learning in Science: A Handbook for Teachers

Cooperative Learning in Science: A Handbook for Teachers

by Robert J. Stahl
     
 

ISBN-10: 0201494221

ISBN-13: 9780201494228

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

Cooperative Learning in Science: A Handbook for Teachers contains original essays by leaders in the cooperative learning movement and by classroom teachers describing effective cooperative learning strategies. The strategies are appropriate for any content area within the sciences and can be used with all levels of students - from elementary through high school - as…  See more details below

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Cooperative Learning in Science: A Handbook for Teachers contains original essays by leaders in the cooperative learning movement and by classroom teachers describing effective cooperative learning strategies. The strategies are appropriate for any content area within the sciences and can be used with all levels of students - from elementary through high school - as well as teacher training and professional staff development settings. Cooperative Learning in Science provides practical assistance to both new and experienced teachers who are seeking effective small-group alternatives or additions to their current science teaching repertoire. These methods are directly tied to the major goals of science instruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201494228
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Series:
Cooperative Learning Series
Pages:
433
Product dimensions:
6.21(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Foreword
1Cooperative Learning: A Science Context and an Introduction to Its Essential Elements1
2Cultivating Cooperative Group Process Skills Within the Science Classroom17
3Learning Together in the Science Classroom: Practical Applications49
4Forming Heterogenous Groups and Computing Base Scores, Improvement Points, Bonus Points, and Grades in a Cooperative Learning Context: Practical Guidelines for Science Teachers75
5Science Instruction: Exploring the World Using the Structural Approach to Cooperative Learning115
6Jigsaw H: Cooperative Learning with Expert Group Specialization in Science Classrooms147
7Jigsaw III = Jigsaw II + Cooperative Test Review: Applications to the Science Classroom167
8Students Teams-Achievement Divisions (STAD): Applications to the Science Classroom189
9Teams-Games-Tournament (TGT): Applications to the Science Classroom221
10Achieving Cooperative Learning Through Structured Short-Story Decision-Making Episodes245
11Using Group Investigation Successfully in Science Classrooms277
12Co-op Co-op in the Science Classroom311
13Complex Instruction in the Science Classroom: The Human Biology Curriculum in Action331
14Using the Structured Academic Controversy Strategy to Teach Science355
15The Cooperative Group Research Paper Project: Using Cooperative Learning Principles for Research in Science385
16Promoting Purposeful Talk in the Cooperative Science Classroom407

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