The Bright Spot

A Place to Shine a Light on Education

The Power of Differentiation

What can differentiation do for you? Raise student engagement? Increase parental support? Jump start student growth? Solve world hunger?

Perhaps not the world hunger piece, but differentiation can influence the former.

Heterogeneous or Homogeneous? or Does Grouping Matter?

Best Practices in Ability Grouping

The debate still rages-heterogeneous or homogeneous grouping--or grouping at all. Trying to determine which model to use whether for a specific, classroom, school, or even subject area is difficult and the difficulty is compounded by the fact that the research goes in both directions.