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Grouping Options for Academically Advanced Students - Chapter Summary
Ensure you have a quality understanding of ways academically advanced students can be grouped in the classroom to enhance their learning experience. Our lessons explore the pros and cons of different grouping options and ways educators can implement them in the classroom. Once you've completed this chapter, you will be able to:
- List pros and cons of ability grouping in education
- Explain best practices for using cluster grouping with gifted students
- Share ways to incorporate flexible grouping in the classroom
- Give advantages and disadvantages of mixed-ability grouping
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1. Ability Grouping in Education: Pros & Cons
Placing students into learning groups with students of similar ability is the practice known as ability grouping or tracking. Learn more about the pros and cons of ability grouping, and test your knowledge with quiz questions.
2. Using Cluster Grouping with Gifted Students
In this lesson, we will discuss a gifted education strategy that is growing in popularity: inclusive classrooms with cluster grouping, in which all gifted students in a grade level are placed in the same class with a trained teacher who differentiates instruction.
3. Incorporating Flexible Grouping in the Classroom
One of the most common ways to differentiate instruction to meet student needs is through flexible grouping. This lesson defines flexible grouping and details several ways you can incorporate it into your classroom.
4. Mixed-Ability Grouping: Advantages & Disadvantages
Today's classrooms are diverse and contain many levels of learners. In this lesson, we'll discuss the advantages and disadvantages of mixed-ability grouping.
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