Log#5 Homogeneous Grouping

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Log # 5 Homogeneous Grouping Group Members: -Ruth Taylor -Latasha Morris -Paula Decker Homogeneous grouping, or tracking students by academic ability, is a common practice in many US secondary schools. It is also a controversial topic, as McNergney and McNergney point out in the text. List arguments supporting and opposing tracking in secondary schools. Consider academic, social, and personal consequences of homogeneous and heterogeneous grouping. Although I have not come to a conclusion as to whether or not I’m for or against it, homogeneous grouping does have some positive and negative outcomes. Students not as talented as others placed in these kinds of groups, will be more challenged and feel the need to “step up to the plate” in order to keep up with the group. This same theory can be reversed, those children in the group who have more of an understanding of the topic may feel more challenged in the aspect that they somewhat have an obligation to make sure everyone in their group is following along. This provides more help to those who need
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