Francis, B: Reassessing 'Ability' Grouping
Improving Practice for Equity and Attainment
"This book provides a fresh look at a long-standing challenge for educators. Through original research and a well-balanced sifting of the evidence, the authors provide practical advice that teachers and school leaders will find helpful, however they resolve the dilemma of organizing pupils for instruction." — Adam Gamoran, William T. Grant Foundation "An important and insightful book that tackles one of the most contentious topics in education. Reassessing ‘Ability’ Grouping offers an extensive review of the evidence on academic grouping, and, just as importantly, invaluable practical guidance for teachers on how to best deliver mixed-ability classes." — Lee Elliot Major, Professor of Social Mobility, University of Exeter
Becky Francis is Director of the UCL Institute of Education, UK. Becky Taylor is Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Teachers and Teaching Research, UCL Institute of Education, UK. Antonina Tereshchenko is Research Fellow in the Centre for Teachers and Teaching Research, UCL Institute of Education, UK.