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ERIC Number: EJ1161640
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Jan
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1076-2175
Complex Instruction: A Model for Reaching Up--and Out
Tomlinson, Carol Ann
Gifted Child Today, v41 n1 p7-12 Jan 2018
Complex Instruction is a multifaceted instructional model designed to provide highly challenging learning opportunities for students in heterogeneous classrooms. The model provides a rationale for and philosophy of creating equity of access to excellent curriculum and instruction for a broad range of learners, guidance for preparing students for successful groupwork, direction for the teacher's role, and principles and practices for "groupworthy tasks"--assignments worthy of student investment and designed to draw on a broad range of abilities for successful task completion. This article focuses on the nature and importance of "groupworthy tasks."
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
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Language: English
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