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Grouping Students in the Classroom - Chapter Summary
Refresh your knowledge of best practices for grouping students in the classroom with help from this engaging chapter. Bite-sized lessons can ensure you have a quality understanding of individualized instruction, mixed-ability grouping and more! Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to:
- Define and share an example of individualized instruction
- Differentiate between whole-class and small-group instruction
- Exhibit knowledge of skill-based grouping for student learning
- Discuss advantages and disadvantages of mixed-ability grouping
- Share ways to help students with disabilities participate in the general classroom
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1. Individualized Instruction: Definition & Example
The purpose of this lesson is to define individualized instruction and provide some strategies for implementation. Topics include who can benefit from individualized instruction and how to set learning goals.
2. Whole-Class vs. Small-Group Instruction
Throughout the day, you are going to want to use a variety of grouping techniques for different activities and lessons. Two main grouping techniques are whole-class and small-group instruction. This lesson will define these types of groups and detail when they are most useful.
3. Skill-Based Grouping for Student Learning
Teachers can differentiate instruction by grouping students. This lesson explores criteria that can be used to group students and gives examples of how grouping is used in the 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.
5. Helping Students with Disabilities Participate in the General Classroom
With the proven effectiveness of inclusion practices, more and more general education teachers are finding themselves needing to include students with disabilities in the classroom. This lesson provides some tips and strategies for those teachers.
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