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Aronson's Jigsaw Classroom Experiment: Activity & Technique

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The jigsaw experiment performed by Aronson addressed what issue(s) in Austin, Texas schools?

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1. Which of the following represents an activity where the jigsaw technique would be appropriate?

2. The term 'expert group' refers to which of the following:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Elliot Aronson's jigsaw experiment was an integral part of keeping Texas schools desegregated. This quiz will test what you know of the history of the experiment and its impact today.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz assesses how much you know about Aronson's experiment, including:

  • What issues prompted Aronson's experiment
  • What the experiment involved
  • The definition of expert group
  • Recognizing types of groups

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most important information from the lesson on Aronson's jigsaw experiment
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define phrases such as 'expert group'
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about Aronson's jigsaw experiment

Additional Learning

There's a lot involved in this experiment, so we recommend learning more from the lesson Aronson's Jigsaw Classroom Experiment: Activity, Technique & Quiz. You can learn:

  • The history of desegregation in Texas schools
  • Elliot Aronson's idea for the jigsaw experiment
  • The definition of jigsaw group
  • The results of Aronson's experiment
  • An example of how Aronson's jigsaw experiment is applied
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