In this course educators will learn:
- What flexible grouping is
- Flexible grouping strategies
- Flexible grouping examples
Dr. Katherine McKnight is a dynamic presenter, dedicated teacher, and award-winning author. Dr. McKnight began her career in education over 30 years ago as a middle school and high school English and social studies teacher in the Chicago Public Schools and appointed as Distinguished Professor of Research at National Louis University. In addition to speaking at professional development conferences, she is a regular consultant in schools and classrooms in the United States and Europe.
She is the founder of Engaging Learners, an educational company built around her successful Literacy and Learning Center model. Her work in educational leadership, literacy and student skill development has resulted in unprecedented academic achievement in many struggling schools.
Dr. McKnight has received several awards for her publications and teaching at the university level. She has authored 17 books that support educational strategies to engage all learners. Her titles include the best-selling The Teacher’s Big Book of Graphic Organizers, winner of the 2013 Teachers’ Choice Award. She’s also written The Second City Guide to Improv in the Classroom, Teaching Writing in the Inclusive Classroom, and the twin volumes: Common Core Literacy for Math, Science, and Technical Subjects, and Common Core Literacy for ELA, History/Social Studies, and the Humanities: Strategies to Deepen Content Knowledge – Grades 6-12.
Maria de Lourdes – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
Keith – BOERNE ISD (verified owner) –
Carmen Alicia – SOCORRO ISD (verified owner) –
Very useful and easy to implement.
Luz – SOCORRO ISD (verified owner) –
Very dynamic and concrete to two grouping strategies
Irene Gloria – UNITED ISD (verified owner) –
Loved it!!! Awesome presenter!!!
KARRIE – SAN FELIPE-DEL RIO CISD (verified owner) –
Some good ideas of what grouping could look like.
Maria de los Angeles – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner) –
Janr – CONROE ISD (verified owner) –
Useful to the point!
Celina – SOCORRO ISD (verified owner) –
I liked that the presenter showed real classroom examples of the different grouping strategies.
Rebecca – BOERNE ISD (verified owner) –
Excellent course! The examples given are from real teachers in real classrooms and something that can be implemented immediately.