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Articles by Dr. Spencer Kagan

These are articles written by Kagan's visionary leader. Articles feature Dr. Kagan's invention, Kagan Structures. Read Dr. Spencer Kagan's provocative and insightful articles on Kagan Structures and how they have the power to transform education. You'll also find Dr. Kagan's thoughts on cooperative learning, multiple intelligences, the brain, character development, Win-Win Discipline and more.

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  • A Brief History of Kagan Structures
  • Addressing the Life Skills Crisis
  • An Interview with Spencer
  • Breakouts To Energize Brains and Boost Achievement
  • Can Intelligences be Located?
  • Cooperative Learning and Multiple Intelligences: What are the Connections?
  • Cooperative Learning: Seventeen Pros and Seventeen Cons Plus Ten Tips for Success
  • Cooperative Learning: The Power to Transform Race Relations
  • Cooperative Meetings: Transforming Teachers and Schools
  • Disengagement: Achievement Gaps, Discipline, and Dropout - Treating the Disease, Not Just the Symptoms
  • Dr. Spencer Kagan's Interview for Humana Editorial, Brazil
  • ESL Magazine: Kagan Structures for English Language Learners
  • Excellence & Equity
  • From Lessons to Structures - A Paradigm Shift for 21st Century Education
  • Going With - A Common Denominator of Successful Educational Programs
  • Group Grades Are Pointless
  • In Praise of Praise
  • Is Cooperation Evil?
  • Kagan Coaching
  • Kagan Structures - Not One More Program, a Better Way to Teach Any Program
  • Kagan Structures and Learning Together: What is the Difference?
  • Kagan Structures are Brain-Based
  • Kagan Structures Enhance Brain Engagement!
  • Kagan Structures for Emotional Intelligence
  • Kagan Structures for English Language Learners
  • Kagan Structures for Thinking Skills
  • Kagan Structures Simply Put
  • Kagan Structures: A Miracle of Active Engagement
  • Kagan Structures: Research and Rationale
  • Kagan Structures: Research and Rationale in a Nutshell
  • Multiple Intelligences Structures - Opening Doors to Learning
  • Overcoming Resistance to Kagan Structures for Engagement
  • Positive Interdependence
  • Raising Smarter Children - Creating an Enriched Learning Environment
  • Raising Smarter Children - Develop Your Child's Many Ways of Being Smart
  • Rethinking Thinking - Does Bloom's Taxonomy Align with Brain Science?
  • Silly Sports and Goofy Games - The Tenth Reason to Play: Brain-Friendly Instruction
  • Structures for Standards
  • Structures Optimize Engagement
  • Teach Less, Learn More
  • Teams of Four Are Magic!
  • The "E" of PIES
  • The “P” and “I” of PIES: Powerful Principles for Success
  • The Embedded Curriculum
  • The Instructional Revolution
  • The Rigor/Relevance Framework: Where Kagan Structures Fit In
  • The Structural Approach to Character Development
  • The Two Dimensions of Positive Interdependence
  • There Is No "I" In Team - Or Is There?
  • Total Engagement Made Easy
  • Trialogue: Brain Localization of Intelligences
  • We Can Talk: Cooperative Learning in the Elementary ESL Classroom
  • What is Win-Win Discipline?
  • What Is Worth Teaching?
  • Why Call on Just One When We Can Call on Everyone?