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AGENCY IN LEARNING GROUPING STRATEGIES

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AGENCY IN LEARNING GROUPING STRATEGIES

A resource that aims to provide scaffolded student choices and sites of agency in any tasks that involves grouping

Included in the resource:

  • Background information on grouping, grouping choices and some ways of supporting students to develop grouping criteria
  • Eight teacher grouping reflection cards
  • Thirty-two grouping choice cards (including 8 open-ended cards ready for classes to develop their own criteria)
  • Three reflection spectrum cards (including 1 open spectrum card ready for classes to develop their own reflection spectrum

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AGENCY IN LEARNING GROUPING STRATEGIES

AGENCY IN LEARNING GROUPING STRATEGIES

A resource that aims to provide scaffolded student choices and sites of agency in any tasks that involves grouping

Included in the resource:

  • Background information on grouping, grouping choices and some ways of supporting students to develop grouping criteria
  • Eight teacher grouping reflection cards
  • Thirty-two grouping choice cards (including 8 open-ended cards ready for classes to develop their own criteria)
  • Three reflection spectrum cards (including 1 open spectrum card ready for classes to develop their own reflection spectrum

Grouping where learners have a genuine say, often reduces the need for micromanagement and supports constructive learning opportunities to become a reality. Here are some pointers when thinking about grouping opportunities in a learning process:

  • WHO- Opportunities for genuine agency exist in group formation, when students are encouraged and allowed to participate and guide the decisions connected to who they work with.
  • HOW- Students who are encouraged to reflect on their current skill or strategy preferences and then use these to guide criteria to form groups, could form groups that work cohesively because of a balance or shared preferred learning style.
  • WHAT – Grouping choices can be connected to the inquiry content. Opportunities for learner agency exist when learners can choose a mini topic or focus within a larger inquiry that interests them, then form groups based on this shared interest.
  • WHY- Grouping choices can be connected to a key concept or understanding that learners are interested in pursuing or inquiring into further. Learner agency can be supported when learners collaborate or form groups based on a given conceptual lens or a connection to learning in the world outside the classroom.

Learners can be involved in determining and setting the criteria to form a group and can generate an essential agreement to guide how the group works together.