Group Work - Choosing and Selecting Groups

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What group am I in? Thinking about choosing and selecting groups

About. The resource comprises one 3 page DfES document (drawn from a larger document - see related resources). It is a practical resource highlighting some choices teachers may make regarding grouping, benefits and limitations of various groupings and when each may be effectively used. This table is used as a tool to reflect on issues and positive outcomes teachers have previously encountered.

Pedagogical content. This resource discusses various options for choosing groupings for group work(ta) activities, and their benefits and limitations. (edit)

Resource details
Title Choosing and Selecting Groups
Topic [[Topics/CPD|CPD]]
Teaching approach

[[Teaching Approaches/Group work|Group work]]

Learning Objectives

By the end of the document you should have considered some ways to group pupils for group work(ta) and the various benefits and limitations of groupings.

Format / structure



[[Resources/Teacher Education|Teacher Education]]

Age of students / grade

[[Resources/Secondary|Secondary]],  [[Resources/Higher|Higher]]

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