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The Structural Approach to Character Development

“As we look at today’s youth, we are confronted with a sobering realization: they do not have the virtues we once could assume.”

Kagan Cooperative Structures Promote Language Acquisition

“If language development is the goal,  why would we want to call on one, to have just one student speaking, when at the same time we can have every  student speaking about equally?”

Does Cooperative Learning Disrespect Introverts?

“Some forms of cooperative learning (ours) attempt to balance alone time with group interaction…”

From Failing to The Top 5%

This UK school turned itself around using Kagan Cooperative Learning – read how.

 

Take Time to Process

Laurie Kagan shares her thoughts on the importance of processing time, and the difference it will make for your students.

Clarity and Cooperative Learning: The Concrete-Abstract Connection

 Clarity in thinking may be defined as having or communicating an understandable or logical connection between an example and an idea…Read More

Kagan Connections - Visible Learning

“The five connections noted herein demonstrate that Kagan Structures will enable educators to more effectively implement instructional strategies supported by educational research.”

Kagan Structures are Brain Based

Is your classroom brain-friendly? Read how Kagan Structures are aligned with the seven most important principles of brain-based learning.

Fallibroome High School Is "Outstandingly Effective"

“The co-operative learning model is developing and encouraging many aspects of outstanding teaching and learning and there was clear evidence that the theory was working in practice.” Ofsted

Inclusion of English Language Learners in Kagan Cooperative Learning Activities

“One of the main reasons to use cooperative learning for second language learners is that there are more opportunities for student interaction and practice using content vocabulary and developing mastery of academic skills.”

Teaching for Character and Community

Is your classroom brain-friendly? Read how Kagan Structures are aligned with the seven most important principles of brain-based learning.

Kagan Structures Change Teachers' Lives - Teacher Testimonials

“The impact upon student achievement and upon my job satisfaction is dramatic. Kagan Structures enable me to provide a stimulating classroom climate while maintaining academic rigor and promoting lifelong social skills.”