This book provides practical ideas for educators who use grouping to meet the diverse needs of children in today's classrooms. Educators often struggle with designing groups that qworkq - with members who cooperate, work productively, and make academic progress. This book provides answers to questions using a research-based conceptual model represented by a graphic organizer focused on knowledge, power and affection. Readers will appreciate this cognitive frame to understand the key factors that affect group success for both small groups and the class as a whole. This useful book links theory to practice through clear, readable language and a rich collection of examples, vignettes, and activities. Meant for in-service teachers who want to implement grouping effectively.(Second-grade class) ac One teacher explains, aquot;Use the pocket chart to guide your choices. ... Three students may sign up together to build with the 1-foot to 3-feet- long wooden blocks, designing situations, playing them out, and then ... (K-3 multiage class) ac The Listening Center has a tape player and five listening posts.
|Title||:||Effective Grouping for Literacy Instruction|
|Author||:||Greta K. Nagel|
|Publisher||:||Allyn & Bacon - 2001|