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Monday, February 27, 2017

Group Work Using Vocabulary Puzzles from Gregg Beglau of Kankakee Community College

"In teaching new vocabulary, after exposure to the definition through explicit instruction, groups of students compete by putting together jigsaw puzzles of the definitions. Each group receives 10 envelopes containing the identical pieces necessary for building a sentence that describes the vocabulary definition. They work together with a small group standing around a table to compete against the other groups.

This exercise takes into account social-group, tactile, kinesthetic, and visual expressive learners."
Thanks Gregg, for sharing your exciting learning activity!

1 comment:

  1. I am going to adapt this to my class of GED students many of which I suspect there are learning difficulties if not disabilities. I plan to add games and group activities to the lesson mix to help them refocus.