Flexible Grouping


Flexible grouping is the arrangement of students into a variety of groups based on student readiness, interest OR Learner Profile with the purpose of accomplishing a particular task.
Throughout their lives, students will need to work alone and with others. Learners need experiences in all group types to become effective working citizens in tomorrow’s world. Gregory, G.H., and Chapman, C., (2007). Differentiated instructional strategies. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press


August 29, 2011 Differentiation Jigsaw
Grade 5, Macklin School example of grouping
Ability Grouping, Tracking and Grouping Alternatives

Collation of teacher experimentation with Flexible Grouping and Respectful Tasks
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Background on Flexible Grouping
Grouping Practices for effective instruction
Article by Catherine Valentino
Successfully Reaching All Readers
Purposeful Flexible Grouping
Managing Flexible Groups for Literacy
Grouping: Debunking the Myths
Responsive Teaching: Flexible Groups
Tips on Managing Fleixible Groups
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Flexible Grouping in the Middle School
Flexible Grouping - Colorado
Reaching all Readers Through Flexible Groups

Throughout their lives, students will need to work alone and with others. Learners need experiences in all group types to become effective working citizens in tomorrow’s world.

Gregory, G.H., and Chapman, C., (2007). Differentiated instructional strategies. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press