Flexible grouping in the classroom is a powerful approach to enhancing overall student learning and engagement. To build a flexibly grouped classroom, it is crucial to create a solid foundation by fostering a culture of collaboration through low-stakes experiences. Setting the tone and expectations with specific strategies is essential to progress through flexible groupings. By starting with low-stakes activities and gradually building upon this foundation, teachers can establish a supportive learning environment where students feel comfortable working with their peers in various groups.
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Flexible Grouping Strategies
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The Flexibly Grouped Classroom: How to Organize Learning for Equity and Growth by Kristina Doubet