Ch 11: Grouping Students in the Classroom

About This Chapter

Use the fun lessons in this self-paced chapter to boost your knowledge of grouping students in the classroom. Accompanying quizzes can check your comprehension and make sure you're ready and able to excel on an upcoming test.

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

Each lesson in this chapter is paired with a short quiz you can take anytime to find out how well you understand key concepts. Our broader practice exam makes sure you have a comprehensive grasp of the entire chapter. If you have questions about any lessons covered in this chapter, don't hesitate to submit them to our experts via the Dashboard. Utilizing these study tools will quickly enhance your ability to succeed on your upcoming exam.

5 Lessons in Chapter 11: Grouping Students in the Classroom
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Individualized Instruction: Definition & Example

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.

Whole-Class vs. Small-Group Instruction

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.

Skill-Based Grouping for Student Learning

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.

Mixed-Ability Grouping: Advantages & Disadvantages

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.

Helping Students with Disabilities Participate in the General Classroom

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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