Is Kagan an instructional strategy?
Kagan Structures are instructional strategies designed to promote cooperation and communication in the classroom, boost students’ confidence and retain their interest in classroom interaction.
What are the five elements of cooperative learning?
Implementing the Elements of Cooperative Learning
- Positive Interdependence:
- Individual Accountability:
- Face-to-Face (Promotive) Interaction:
- Interpersonal Skills:
- Group Processing:
How many Kagan Structures are there?
Implementing Kagan Structures would require a great deal of training and practice; there are more than 200 Kagan Structures!
Who goes first Kagan?
Many times I find myself getting ready to use Kagan and then I’m tongue tied when it comes to starting because I use the same “starters” all the time. The person with the longest hair starts, the tallest person starts, the person whose names comes first alphabetically starts, etc.
What are the four elements of cooperative reasoning?
We use the acronym PIES1 to stand for the four principles: Positive Interdependence, Individual Accountability, Equal Participation, and Simultaneous Interaction.
What is a Kagan trainer?
Kagan trainers are dedicated professionals who know what works and how to boost engagement and learning with practical and proven strategies. Kagan Trainers have been extensively trained as well as have garnered invaluable insights by working with thousands of students and teachers worldwide.
What is the Kagan approach?
It’s all about engagement! When students are engaged, they pay attention, they’re motivated, they learn more, and the learning sticks. The biggest difference between the Kagan approach and teaching using traditional methods is the ability to engage every student.
What are Kagan structures and Kagan workshops?
Central to most Kagan workshops are Kagan Structures. You’ve probably heard of some popular Kagan Structures including Numbered Heads Together, Timed Pair Share, RallyRobin, and Quiz-Quiz-Trade.
Who are the Kagan presenters in the UK?
Kagan UK is a trading name of Teacher to Teacher (UK) Limited, the only official source of Kagan Cooperative Learning Workshops in the UK. Our team of Kagan Presenters consists of Internationally Certified Kagan Presenters.