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1. Deliver a 15 minute lecture. 2. Pose a multiple choice question to the class. 3. Direct students to answer the question individually. 4. Allow students to turn to their neighbor in order to share and compare answers for 2-3 minutes. 5. Ask students to raise hand in order to answer the question. 6. If a significant number of students answer the question incorrectly, allot more time to the lecture concept for clarification, if not continue to the next concept.
Why Isn't Cooperative Learning Used to Teach Science? Clyde Freeman Herreid BioScience Vol. 48, No. 7 (Jul., 1998), pp. 553-559 Published by: University of California Press on behalf of the American Institute of Biological Sciences Article Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1313317