Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

03.27.13 On “Ability Grouping”

You might have seen this article in the Atlantic about the “return of ability grouping” in schools.  If not it’s worth the read as it’s one of several recent articles on the topic.  Generally it’s the sort of article that trumpets as a new trend something that’s been quietly happening for a long time, but that’s…