To consider grouping strategies from the perspective of the pupils

Aim

To consider grouping strategies from the perspective of the pupils.

Evidence and reflection

Arrange to interview a few pupils, either from your own class or from the class of another teacher. Talk to them about the different ways in which a teacher might group her pupils for activities in the classroom. Ask their opinions about these different strategies:

Extension

Does the information gleaned from the interviews have any bearing on how you might organise your classroom groups in the future?