Tag Archives: differentiated learning

Capability gaps are huge… what to do?

Teachers are dealing with classes of 25-30 students where the capability gap between the least and most capable students is huge. What this potentially translates into is the least capable students get most of the teachers time while the more … Continue reading

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Typical education news…

Must be slow news week. Two stories in the last two days. The first blames teacher bias (albeit unconscious) for Maori student failure. I think this unconscious bias may happen, but even so, the teacher is only part of the … Continue reading

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Ditch Classroom streaming

“Separating schoolchildren into classes based on their ability is ineffective and detrimental to pupils’ education, research has found.” http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/education/8619830/Ditch-classroom-streaming-researcher-says This may be true for students streamed into lower classes. Not so great for the students that have to wait……….. or … Continue reading

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