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Document Number: 2563

The Jigsaw Classroom - This is a cooperative learning technique that reduces racial conflict among school children, promotes better learning, improves student motivation and increases enjoyment of the learning experience. The technique was first developed in the early 1970s by Elliot Aronson, and since then hundreds of schools have used it with great success. Most teachers find the technique easy to learn and it can be used with other teaching strategies. This Web site describes the Jigsaw Classroom and how to use it, and also provides links on cooperative learning and school violence....


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