Nov 21, 2013

Comparison Among Traditional & Inclusion-Oriented alternatives

1.   The teacher is the instructional leader
1.   Collaborative teams share leadership
2.   Students learn from teachers and teachers solve the problems.
2.   Students and teachers learn from each other & solve problems together
3.   Students are purposely grouped by similar abilities
3.   Students are purposely grouped by differing abilities.
4.   Instruction is geared toward middle-achieving students
4.   Instruction is geared to match students at all levels of achievement.
5.   Instruction is often passive, competitive dialectic, and/or teacher-directed
5.   Instruction is active, creative and collaborative among members of the classroom community.
6.   Students are evaluate by common standards
6.   Students are evaluated by individually appropriate standards.