Should New Zealand place students in classes based on ability?

05/2/2013 | Stuff (New Zealand)

University of Canterbury researcher Professor Garry Hornby is calling on schools to abandon the practice of placing students in classes based on their ability -- common across New Zealand's intermediate and secondary schools. Hornby has found that so-called "classroom streaming" leads many students in the lower-ability classes to give up.

View Full Article in:

Stuff (New Zealand)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Learning Assessment Specialist at India's Leading K12 Education Enterprise
XSEED Education (India)
Gurgaon (New Delhi Area)
RFP Specialist, Contract Position
ASCD
Alexandria, VA
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
DIRECTOR OF HEALTH AND CULTURE
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO