Mix Freeze Group

Questions or discussion about Kagan theory, research, or implementing Kagan in your classroom.
lhagedorn
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Mix Freeze Group

Post by lhagedorn » Thu Aug 08, 2013 1:18 pm

How exactly do students form groups after answering a question? If everyone chooses #2, is it one big group? I'm confused...

Sarah Ziebell
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Re: Mix Freeze Group

Post by Sarah Ziebell » Sat Aug 10, 2013 6:07 am

In Mix Freeze Group, students create a group that is the size of the answer. So for example, if the answer was two, when you call group, students would form a group of two and take a knee. Each round, they will create a group the size of the answer. Hope this helps!

Sarah

siamon
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Re: Mix Freeze Group

Post by siamon » Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:47 pm

You are absolutely correct that classroom management, social skills, and emotional safety are essential for cooperative learning to be successful in a classroom. While the cooperative learning structures are often the most visible aspect of cooperative learning easily seen in CL classrooms, there are seven keys to cooperative learning success (with "Structures" being just one of the seven components). You are so wise to incorporate what you've learned from Tribes training into the cooperative learning classroom!

rickduvall
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Re: Mix Freeze Group

Post by rickduvall » Thu Dec 19, 2013 2:37 pm

Check the steps of the structure in your Cooperative Learning text, page 6.29. Steps #3 - 6 should help clarify. Mix-Freeze-Group is such an engaging classbuilding structure! I'm delighted that you are using it!