Tag: Grouping

Differentiating Structure, Not Content

Changing the classroom structure can be as effective as differentiating content. Konawaena Middle School was created as a school within a high school to meet the unique needs of the early adolescents. One of the outstanding features of this school is its commitment to the heterogeneous grouping of students. When I began teaching at Konawaena

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Mixing Up the Teams: All Students Deserve the Very Best

Why tracking based on ability means everyone loses. Let’s say we have two soccer teams. One is populated by all of the strongest, fastest, toughest, athletic students. These kids attend practice every day after school and work out on their own in the evenings and on the weekends. They eat healthy food and receive the

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