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View Resource The Jigsaw Classroom: A Cooperative Learning Technique

The Jigsaw Classroom, developed by University of California-Santa Cruz professor Elliot Aronson, and tested repeatedly over the past three decades, seeks to decrease racial conflict among students and simultaneously promote better learning. How? Put simply, students are split into small groups. Each student in the group researches a particular aspect of a topic, then students come together and...