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The aim of this study; The aim of this study is to determine the effect of applying the cooperative learning method together with structured materials in coding workshops on the basic skill levels of preschool students and to evaluate them together with the opinions of teachers and parents. A quasi-experimental design with pretest-posttest control group was used in the research conducted in accordance with the mixed research design. The study group of the research consists of 35 students, 15 girls and 20 boys, studying in two branches in a kindergarten located in Sivas city center in the first semester of the 2021-2022 academic year. Cooperative learning method was used in one of the branches in the study and the existing learning method was applied in the other. "Basic Skills Scale for Preschool Students" was used to obtain quantitative data. In the analysis of data; descriptive statistics, ANOVA, Tukey, dependent groups t test and content analysis were used. In the quantitative findings of the research; It was determined that there was no significant difference between the pretest scores of the research groups from the scale, and that there was a significant difference between the pretest-posttest scores of the experimental group in favor of the posttest. It was observed that there was no significant difference between the pretest-posttest scores of the control group and the posttest scores of the research groups. In the qualitative findings of the research; It has been determined that the application has a positive effect on different development areas of the students, the use of structured materials contributes to learning and its use in different acquisitions is supported.
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