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Strategy: Flexible Working Groups

Create targeted small groups to differentiate instruction

Context

Pleasant View Elementary teachers look at Personalized Learning Plan data to determine student groupings for more targeted interventions, as well as determine the type of scaffolding that is needed for certain students. Small groups range in size from two to ten students.

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Student Choice and Agency

Enrichment Academies

Pleasant View Elementary students participate in multi-age, project-based...

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Student Choice and Agency

Student Choice of Learning Pathway and Pace

Students can choose to take a diagnostic assessment prior to tackling a topic....

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Support for Self-Directed Learning

Graduated Student Content Choice in Personalized Learning Plans

Teachers provide structure and support for students up front in their learning...

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Differentiation

Multi-Pronged Student Support Structure

Students have a number of resources they can turn to for support.

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Student Choice and Agency

Student Choice of Work Partners

Students can work independently, with a partner, or in a group.

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Support for Self-Directed Learning

Supporting Student-Initiated Assessment

Students who are ready for an assessment write their name and the title of the...

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Support for Self-Directed Learning

Structures for Supporting Self-Directed Learning

Teachers created clear norms and supports to help students be effective...

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Student Choice and Agency

Enrichment Academies

Photo of two students working together on laptops and in conversation
Student Choice and Agency

Student Choice of Work Partners

Photo of classroom with indication showing student is signing up for assessment on the whiteboard at front of class
Support for Self-Directed Learning

Supporting Student-Initiated Assessment

Photo of students working independently at classroom table
Support for Self-Directed Learning

Structures for Supporting Self-Directed Learning