ERIC Number: ED038318
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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Individualizing Instruction, Set A, Using Research: A Key to Elementary School Mathematics.
Suydam, Marilyn N.; Weaver, J. Fred
Reported are the suggestions indicated by research studies to six questions concerning individualizing classroom instruction. (1) What factors should be considered? Answer: No one way is best, but consideration should be given to factors of achievement, interest, content, method, ability, personality, and socioeconomic status. (2) Are sex differences important? Answer: No conclusion. (3) Does diagnosis help? Answer: A student should get specific remedial help for specific errors, in a program of testing, reteaching, and retesting. (4) What types of grouping are effective? Answer: No conclusion; the teacher seems to be most important. (5) What is the effect of acceleration? Answer: Acceleration is most beneficial when the children are very carefully chosen. (6) How may instruction be effectively individualized? Answer: No conclusion. (RS)
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Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Center for Cooperative Research with Schools.