Small Group Instructional Decisions

Using data to group students instructionally

Determining the purpose for grouping students

  • Cooperative grouping
  • Grouping for instruction

Using data to group for instruction

Example: SRI data

  • What does the SRI data tell you about your students?
  • How would you group your students for instruction?
  • What data points will you use for monitoring their progress?

Providing flexible grouping

What are other ways you might group your students?

Differentiating for students

  • What do you notice about the 3-2-1 documents?
  • Which handouts will you give to each of your groups?
  • Which students need your intensive support?

Providing students with expectations for group work

  • What does it look like?
  • What does it sound like?
  • When and how might you have students practice group expectations?