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Case study about pupil grouping and differentiation (Rowena Bennett) (KEC dance trainee)

In Sweden ability grouping is illegal and the American education system also avoids categorising pupils (Boaler, 2005). However in the United Kingdom, it is widely recognised that there is great variation in grouping dependent on school policies, teachers and subjects (Kutnick et al., 2005). 586 more words

Case study about pupil grouping and differentiation (Lucy Wade) (KEC MFL trainee)

Introduction:

The main types of pupil grouping in UK schools are setting, streaming, mixed-ability grouping and within-class ability grouping. Overall, the literature has found that the way in which pupils are grouped has no real effect on academic attainment, with some evidence of a negative effect on lower ability pupils and some evidence of within-class ability grouping having a positive impact. 463 more words

Case study about pupil grouping and differentiation (Anushka Puri) (KEC mathematics trainee)

My assignment focused on pupil grouping and differentiation, specifically in mathematics at school A, a selective girls’ school in the West Midlands. The assignment started with a review of the literature on pupil grouping, I then discussed how school A groups pupils, and researched the opinions of teachers and pupils at school A towards pupil grouping. 489 more words

Case study about pupil grouping and differentiation (Alice Carter) (KEC chemistry trainee)

The methods of grouping pupils into classes varies greatly between schools, but there are two common practices which are used to different extents: set and mixed ability classes. 588 more words

Case study about pupil grouping and differentiation (Victoria Hudgson) (KEC physics trainee)

The majority of secondary schools in this country organise pupils using some type of ability grouping, the most common methods being setting and streaming, where streaming places students at similar levels of attainment together in the same class for… 562 more words

385. Mastery

They see not your battered shoulders
straining for a late night’s rest,
nor by the morning outward arms,
though sore, showed nothing of distress — 70 more words

Poetry

Oh no I did it again!

It’s been a while since my last post and a few things have happened in the meantime. I have fallen off the wagon; utterly and completely! 409 more words

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