mixed-ability

mixed-ability

or

mixed ability

adj
(of a class or school) having pupils of different levels of intellectual ability
Translations

mixed-ability

[ˌmɪkstˈbɪlɪtɪ] adj (class, teaching) → alunni di capacità diverse
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All teams will play each other in mixed-ability pools before progressing to the semis and final.
Teachers are expected to work in mixed-ability settings, providing for those with various special needs, including recognition of the gifted child, preparing differentiated lessons to satisfy classes containing differing ability levels, and at the same time trying to ensure that each pupil reaches his/her potential.
A spokeswoman for the school said: "The maths department has done two brave things - first, all classes up to Year 10 are mixed-ability.
If grammar schools are allowed to expand, they will inevitably attract more of the academically able to go there, so that local comprehensives will have a less mixed-ability intake.
Redefining fair; how to plan, assess, and grade for excellence in mixed-ability classrooms.
Mixed-ability dance companies have been breaking molds and expanding minds for more than two decades.
Two groups of 49 people attempted the climb in July 2001, with 44 from the mixed-ability groups reaching the summit.
Webb (1991) examined five group compositions [wide-range mixed-ability groups (with high-, medium-, and low-ability students), narrow-range mixed-ability groups (with high- and medium-ability paired or with medium- and low-ability paired), homogeneous group with high-ability students, homogeneous with medium-ability students, and homogeneous groups with low-ability students] in order to discover how students with each ability level performed.
Evidence from decades of research indicates that tracking magnifies inequality between high and low achievers without raising achievement overall, as high achievers perform better in tracked systems while low achievers perform worse, compared to similar students in mixed-ability contexts.
BBC1 1978 - 2008 ITV 1 Grange Hill was the brainchild of Phil Redmond, a former quantity surveyor turned TV producer who later went on to produce Brookside then Hollyoaks, neither of which were a patch on his tale of mixed-ability comprehensive school high jinx.
Project manager Matt Simpson said: "At our base at Calf Fallow FarminNortonwe regularly play host to all sorts of visitors - special needs schools, mainstream schools, mixed-ability groups, Beaver Scouts, community groups and others.
Classes of mixed-ability students avoid the stigma some students feel, which raises the student's own expectations.

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