As students work with and process information by discussing, organizing, and sharing it together, they deepen their understanding. When learners dive into understanding a concept or text with a small group and then share their understanding with different students, everyone actively practices their reading skills.
Watch as this teacher sets up the structures for a successful jigsaw in an elementary classroom. Each student in the home group has time to prepare an idea to share and, working together, all become experts and can share their learning with other students.
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Starting at 1:16, learn how Popplet allows students to collaboratively create shareable presentations. These presentations can be created in the first jigsaw group and support students when sharing their expertise in the second group.