RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Marlee Wright
Small groups
Sun Dec 11, 2011 21:53
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I love my small group time - I think it is critical, not only for the low students, but for the high ones as well. I think that is the easiest and most effective time to differentiate instruction. There are some things that need to be taught whole group, but I think there are lots of things which are more effective when we do them in small groups because you get to see which students get the concept and which ones need more help with it.

  • Re: Marlee Wright/Ruth Ann Timmons - Ashley Joyce, Sat Dec 10 12:03
    Good work! I feel that small group instruction is important. It gives the students more of that one on one time and makes the teacher able to meet the needs of the students better. I am glad you did... more
    • Small groups - Marlee Wright, Sun Dec 11 21:53
      • Re: Small groups - whitney fisher, Tue Dec 13 23:09
        I agree but it is so difficult to have small group time. There are so many things going on in the day and you have to make sure that other students are on task. Small groups are usually so effective... more
        • re: small groups - Ginger Landers, Wed Dec 14 22:03
          I agree that small group time is essential for students at all levels. It is hard to have enough time to incorporate small group sessions, but I think it is essential. Students are able to learn so... more
        • re: small groups - Ginger Landers, Wed Dec 14 21:34
          I agree that small group time is essential for students at all levels. It is hard to have enough time to incorporate small group sessions into the school day, but I believe that it is essential.... more
    • Re: Marlee Wright/Ruth Ann Timmons - Ruth Ann Timmons, Sun Dec 11 17:47
      Thanks Ashley! Small group time is one of my favorite times of the day, the kids love it too. Not to mention how important it is for differentiating instruction. It does become a challenge,... more
      • Re: Marlee Wright/Ruth Ann Timmons - Ashley Joyce, Tue Dec 13 15:36
        I agree with it's importance, but I feel like with so much thrown my way that I HAVE to do...it seem nearly impossible. How do you do it? :) As a first year teacher, I guess one goal needs to be to... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011