Q and A Match-Up: A Cooperative Learning Strategy (Post 2 of 5)

Q and A Match-Up: A Cooperative Learning Strategy (Post 2 of 5)

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The School Potato: build a giant web of yarn to help students learn team work. This leads into a great discussion about how we're stronger when we work all together.

The School Potato

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Great Group Games

bringing in 2012

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Cooperative learning strategies are made even easier when you have Team Tubs in your classroom. Learn how to make these creative kits with some basic school supplies.

Get Organized with Team Tubs - The Reflective Educator

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In Praise of Think-Pair-Share: Click the image above to go to our 16-minute podcast about the benefits of this strategy and some tips for making the most of it.

In Praise of Think-Pair-Share

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Tips for Grading Cooperative Learning Lessons - Team project evaluation freebie included!

Tips for Grading Cooperative Learning Lessons

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Management strategy... Totally trying this idea this year. Each table has a red, yellow and green cup. Switch the cup to yellow if the group is being too loud...

Cooperative Learning Management Strategy

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Small group problem solving: "You have 2 minutes to devise a method to suspend/hold as many marshmallows above the ground as possible." Pts awarded for creativity, building design, and number of marshmallow's successfully suspended. Construction Materials

Great Solutions to Team Challenges: **Suspend As Many Marshmallows In The Air As Possible**

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Learn how to use Showdown, an interactive cooperative learning strategy kids love for review and practice!

Show What You Know!

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Building a classroom community is very important and is an indicator of success. Icebreakers and other activities are important to implement during the first days of a new school year. It is important for all students to feel welcome and a part of their small community which actually a part of an even bigger one. Feeling comfortable will help create resilient learners that have confidence in sharing their ideas without fear of being judged.

Building Classroom Community | Scholastic.com

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50 Fun Ways to Group Learners!

50 Fun Ways to Group Learners | Scholastic.com

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Color-Coded Supply Organization - great for cooperative learning teams that share a supply box!

A Bright Idea: Color-Coded Supply Organization!

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Great tips for using Table Captains in the classroom!

Table Captains

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Small group problem solving: "You have 2 minutes to devise a method to suspend/hold as many marshmallows above the ground as possible." Pts awarded for creativity, building design, and number of marshmallow's successfully suspended. Construction Materials 5' length of string 1 bag of large marshmallows 10 rubber bands 5 straws 10 toothpicks

**Suspend As Many Marshmallows In The Air As Possible**

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be a "four star participant" - excellent tool to use during small group instruction!

Let’s Have a Close Talk FREEBIES (Chapter 7!)

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Back-to-School Teambuilding Activity: Teams race to build the highest tower using spaghetti and marshmallows. When the time is up (10 mins) discuss what made teams successful.

School Counselor Blog: Spaghetti, Marshmallows, and COOPERATION!

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32 Of The Best DIY Backyard Games ***Repinned by Normoe, the Backyard Guy (#1 Backyardguy on Earth). Follow us on; Twitter.com/backyardguy.

32 Fun DIY Backyard Games To Play (for kids & adults!)

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Minute to Win it Games for all ages. Fun and creative games for kid and adult parties.

Minute to Win it Games

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Candy Pick up with Chop Sticks - Valentines Minute to Win It Games for Valentines Party

Valentines Minute to Win It - Makoodle

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Love this!!! Beginning of the year- COOPERATION! Teams race to build the highest tower using spaghetti and marshmallows. When the time is up (10 mins) discuss what made teams successful.

School Counselor Blog: Spaghetti, Marshmallows, and COOPERATION!

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I feel like I should know this stuff, but then I forget. It is just so important to be intentional about partnering students and monitoring to make sure the pairs are working productively and happily.

Tips for Partner Work

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Teaching cause and effect using, "Click, Clack, Moo" and a collaborative group project! The kids were so engaged!

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Color-Coded Supply Organization - great for cooperative learning teams that share a supply box!

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5 Math Games Every Classroom Needs to Play - Awesome guest post and freebie by Leigh from the Applicious Teacher with 5 terrific (and easy) math games

5 Math Games Every Classroom Needs to Play

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Using the Kagan strategy Numbered Heads Together for review!

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