ERIC Number: EJ277327
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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The Affect and Effect of Ability Grouping.
Winn, Wynona; Wilson, Alfred P.
Contemporary Education, v54 n2 p119-25 Win 1983
Research does not support the popular practice of homogeneous ability grouping. Students are placed in groups through diverse and questionable methods. Teachers usually instruct lower ability groups at a low cognitive level and expect little of students in these groups; poor attitudes and achievement often result. (PP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
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